Your favorite video game characters are in the closet, and we’re opening...– From IGN UK’s “Fake or Gay” article. Dear Jack, Sincerely, Micah C.
With all of that mess said, let me also say that I do want to apologize publicly if I have gone out of line. It would be hypocritical of me not to acknowledge the existence of my own faults. I do have a bit of a temper sometimes, and thus my ability to suffer foolish behavior diminishes quite a bit. So, I tend to throw out the word “moron” when the phrase “you’re...
The "Head in the Sand" approach to sexism.
I’ve always found it funny when people out there really try to dismiss something as an issue by (essentially) yelling “it’s not an issue!” The ignorance of some people downright baffles me. Here we are in a world where many of the biggest video game media outlets have staff that act like chauvinists or ignorant fools, and people just love to plug their ears and ignore it...
Games Journalism: Required "Reading"
For those who didn’t read my old blog, one thing I posted on there was a list of required reading for those wanting to get into the field, and be good at their jobs. I’d hate to see anyone show up on a site like The Escapist and make an ass out of themselves with poorly edited video trying to pose as someone good. So, some of these attitudes, media, and so forth may save your butt in...
Writer's Block: A Symptom of Self-Limitation
Being someone who loves writing, I’m one of those people out there who just downright hates it when writers block happens. Then again, it’s different for everyone, so I can really only talk about it from my perspective. Usually whenever I get writers block, I can still right. The problem is that it comes across like I’ve been lobotomized. So, no clever puns, no witty quips, and...
He who dies with the most toys still dies.– Said by someone wiser than most people who play online multiplayer.
Are there men so insecure that they’re offended by fictional gay men...– Yahtzee Crowsaw, there. I don’t really need to say anything else. He’s right.