You choose what to think about. And you may not feel that way every day, but the...– John Green, on The Fault in Our Stars at the Tour de Nerdfighting Event in Austin, Texas (21 January 2012) Amen. Long live the small ways and the small heroism.
MPAA's number two admits industry "not... →
Cory Doctorow, boingboing.net A great Mike Masnick Techdirt editorial deals with MPAA second-in-command Michael O’Leary’s statement that, “[the Internet is] a platform we’re not at this point comfortable with.” The MPAA’s O’Leary concedes that the industry was… Oh dear. The MPAA doesn’t understand.
Slut” is how we vilify a woman for exercising her right to say “yes”....– (via thechocolatebrigade) This is important to understand. Shaming someone for making their own choices is not okay. (via wordsandloveandloveandwords) Amen.
Stepping away is pretty hard.
God, I know you’re prolly busy and all, but I’m feeling sorta useless right now. I want to help the people close to me when they’re hurting, but as of the past week or so, I seem to be getting worse at it. The intent and love is still there, but the tact and efficacy is not. I’m lost and I can’t seem to get past these stupid, nagging thoughts/doubts floating in my...
SOPA is dead →
Mark Frauenfelder, boingboing.net Mashable: “Lamar Smith, the chief sponsor of SOPA, said on Friday that he is pulling the bill ‘until there is wider agreement on a solution.’ … and … “’In light of recent events, I have decided to postpone Tuesday’s vote on the PROTECT… Eff yes! SOPA/PIPA is dead!
swagadelic peace of mind.: SOPA EMERGENCY LIST. →
aprilstar-dance: SOPA Emergency IP list: So if these ass-fucks in DC decide to ruin the internet, here’s how to access your favorite sites in the event of a DNS takedown tumblr.com 126.96.36.199 wikipedia.org 188.8.131.52 # News bbc.co.uk 184.108.40.206 aljazeera.com 220.127.116.11 # Social media reddit.com 18.104.22.168 ...
vicvanzandt: That white. How you do?
TychoBrahe: I overheard my son in his ... →
Joy and Jubilations: BOGDAMMIT, →
descartez: joyandjubilations: I DO NOT need this right now, just back off. We can address this later, by all means, but I cannot deal with this right now. I was fine until you started poking me. You can make your accusations later- they’re probably true, but I DO NOT have time for… I’m sorry. That’s just stupid. Being stressed doesn’t show weakness in spiritual...
joyandjubilations: I DO NOT need this right now, just back off. We can address this later, by all means, but I cannot deal with this right now. I was fine until you started poking me. You can make your accusations later- they’re probably true, but I DO NOT have time for this! What the eff is going on with you? What happened? #concernedfriendisconcerned
Anonymous asked: <p>I’m slightly disappointed in you Hank. You shouldn’t feel as if you have to apologize for expressing your opinion. It’s yours, just as much as Nerdfighters have their own opinions. If they disagree, you shouldn’t feel like you did them a disservice. Most of the time, you’re good on this, but in this case, and last year’s 9/11,...
Comic Suffragette: Defining the Female Gaze →
comicsuffragette: In response to something I posted recently about “the female gaze,” I got an email from a male reader who appeared to believe that “the female gaze” refers to “movies women like to watch.” It doesn’t. Not even close. But his email got my thinking that perhaps I need to explain what “the… ^THIS.