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The More Things Change…
On August 20th, we celebrated the birthday of Howard Philips Lovecraft, a pioneer and world-changing visionary in the realms of horror and speculative fiction. His impact is undeniable; Lovecraft’s fingerprints can be found all over popular culture. His visage literally … Continue reading
Posted in Ramblings Tagged ann vandermeer, H. P. Lovecraft, privilege, racism, stephen segal, victoria foyt, weird tales Leave a comment
Big Feet: A Lesson in Privilege
Yesterday, John Scalzi had an excellent piece on privilege entitled “Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is“. I think his metaphor is particularly apt and can help explain one of the stickier problems in speaking about issues of … Continue reading
Posted in Ramblings Tagged blog, class, foot in mouth, john scalzi, politics, privilege, race, society, writing 5 Comments