In case you missed it yesterday, 45 years ago …
Today in Mallory Ortberg updates, a great interview in Flavorwire.
Gamergate still refuses to just go away and grow up a bit.
- Here’s a Downfall parody (why did this take so long to appear?)
- Here’s a funny and sweary takedown of crowdfunded misogynist opus magnus The Sarkeesian Effect
- Here’s proof, as if it were needed, that the ‘movement’ is really just a large bunch of organised sock puppets on Twitter.
Media Special. Read All About It!
Don’t trust the headlines. Don’t trust the charts. Don’t trust the ads.
If you get past that, your horribly flawed preconceptions are probably skewing your interpretation of the news anyway. Just can’t win.
Irish Water belatedly decides data quality and security might be worth taking seriously, looks to recruit a data protection manager. Stable doors come to mind.
Laser is no more. A sad day for film folk.
Eye Candy: It Burns
Giant ice cubes, God is not a magician, why we gossip, cartoonish vagina butt and how to behave, modernly.
Finally, pet a virtual text-based cat. You’ll feel a whole lot better.
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