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The Darkness at the Heart of Geekdom

It seems like the topic du jour of late in geek circles is the latent (and all-too-often blatant) misogyny in the culture. Be it nonsense such as this piece (with a great Scalzi rebuttal here) or the attacks on such … Continue reading

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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

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