Universal FanCon “postponed indefinitely”

Universal FanCon, an inaugural geek-centric event scheduled to take place at the Baltimore Convention Center April 27 – 29 has been postponed indefinitely due to financial difficulties. It is with a heavy heart that we must announce that FanCon has been postponed until further notice. We deeply apologize for the disappointment, anger and feelings of …

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How did the Comic Book Legal Defence Fund spend its money in 2016

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, also known as the CBLDF, released its IRS form 990 to the public for the year 2016. It shows its financial record for 2016. In 2016, the CBLDF generated $897,256.00 in revenue. That seems like a lot of money, but in 2015, the year prior, it generated $1,007,002. Where …

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Boogie2988 is fed up with being suppressed

Steven Williams, the man who plays Boogie2988 on YouTube, is whining and crying about how his videos are being suppressed on YouTube. He’s convinced that algorithms and robots are making it hard for his subscribers to see new content. When in doubt, blame a robot. The video linked above is a response to a video posted by …

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Joss Whedon tweets for the death of Donald Trump

It looks like all that toxic masculinity Joss Whedon has been employing the last few years has finally caught up with him. And not in a good way either. The man behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly took to Twitter to share his opinion that for the good of the country, he wants President Donald Trump …

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Zoë Quinn is a finalist for a 2018 Hugo Award

Aspiring video game developer and professional victim Zoë Quinn has been nominated for a Hugo Award. The Hugo Award is an annual award for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements from the previous year. Under the category of Best Related Work, Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can …

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Female shooter attacks YouTube headquarters, wounds three

Nasim Najafi Aghdam, a 39-year-old woman from San Diego, traveled to YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California and began shooting random YouTube employees with a 9mm handgun. She wounded three people before turning her weapon on herself. One of her victims remains in critical condition. Aghdam was reportedly upset with how YouTube was “filtering” her videos so …

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