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Addendum to Scalzi’s Online Stupidity Responses

Earlier this week, John Scalzi posted a list of twelve standard responses to online stupidity. But none of them seemed quite adequate for some of the more ridiculous flare-ups and straw-trolling I’ve seen within SF/F lately. So I would like to propose the following as #13: You’re welcome.

The Flash

I need to geek out about The Flash. We started watching the show with episode one, and after so much bleak and dark DC comic adaptations, The Flash is an absolute delight. It’s fun. It dives unapologetically into the comics universe, and doesn’t shy away from the more “out there” aspects. For example, one recent(…)

Nobody’s Sidekick: Intersectionality in Protagonists – S. L. Huang

Thank you to everyone for the supportive comments and response to this first week of guest posts. I’m especially grateful to the writers for sharing such powerful, personal, and important stories. My plan is to take a week off, then come back with the next round of posts, just to break things up a little.(…)

Too Niche – Lauren Jankowski

“Like most asexuals, I spent a good portion of my life feeling broken.” That’s the very first line of Lauren Jankowski‘s guest blog post. Think about that for a minute. Think about being one of those 1 in 100 people growing up with that message. And it’s not even a lack of representation, exactly; it’s(…)