Facebook shuts down largest Black Lives Matter group

Facebook has closed the largest Black Lives Matter group because the group was run by a white man in Australia. Even though the group had over 700,000 followers, Facebook deemed it inauthentic. The group reportedly raised over $100,000 in support of racial-justice causes in the United States. The group’s founder has been identified as Ian Mackay, an employee of … Continue reading “Facebook shuts down largest Black Lives Matter group”

Joss Whedon compares immigration enforcement agents to the German SS

Joss Whedon, the man behind TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Firefly and the director of the Marvel Comics movies Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron went on Twitter and made a derogatory comment about Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. He compared them to President Donald Trump’s SS. ICE is trump’s SS. … Continue reading “Joss Whedon compares immigration enforcement agents to the German SS”

Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four

I found this schedule on Reddit for the fourth season of “geek icon” Wil Wheaton’s TableTop. It’s interesting in that each episode has two release dates. Most episodes will premiere on the paid subscription streaming service Alpha. Then, two or three months later, they will publish the episodes on YouTube. The first two episodes of TableTop season … Continue reading “Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four”

2015 Hugo Awards nominees announced

The 2015 Hugo Award nominees were announced yesterday, and the list of nominees is reportedly rife with controversy. I wouldn’t know. I look at the list of finalists for Best Novel, do a quick mental check to see if I’ve read any of them, and then generally move on with my Internet browsing.  The list of … Continue reading “2015 Hugo Awards nominees announced”

If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you

The Washington Redskins went to Minnesota to play the Vikings this past Sunday and they did what they do best: they lost. The final score was 29 to 26. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made his triumphant return in the losing effort and played fairly well, considering the amount of rust he has acquired sitting … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you”