Donald Trump can’t swim?

Like Most Americans, I get my news not from newspapers or television, but from Twitter. Last night I noticed the hashtag #TrumpCantSwim was trending. If I’m reading it right, it indicates that Donald Trump can’t swim. Could this be true? Does Donald Trump not know how to swim? Earth is a water planet. Around 71% … Continue reading “Donald Trump can’t swim?”

Twitter bans Milo Yiannopoulos

Twitter has banned conservative blogger Milo Yiannopoulos from its social media service after Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones was Tweeted racist, insulting comments from Twitter users. From CNN: Yiannopoulos, who had more than 350,000 followers, has been a provocative and unapologetic voice on the platform. He’s been vocal in the contentious movement known as GamerGate, which … Continue reading “Twitter bans Milo Yiannopoulos”

If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?

Shaun King, civil rights activist and senior justice writer for the New York Daily News posted a tweet about Black Lives Matter. Peaceful movement? Notice the three┬átribble looking things after the Black Lives Matter hashtag? That’s the official Twitter emoji for Black Lives Matter. Type #BlackLivesMatter in your tweet, Twitter adds the emoji. The emoji … Continue reading “If #BlackLivesMatter is peaceful, what’s with the fists?”

Petition to keep Dan Slott off Twitter

I feel like an activist! I just signed an online petition over on Change.org to keep Marvel comic book hack writer Dan Slott off Twitter. The petition was created by the good people over at The Outhouse. The petition: With Marvel’s general attitude of contempt toward fans, combined with their reliance on gimmicks, reboots, and … Continue reading “Petition to keep Dan Slott off Twitter”

The self-appointed art censors have struck again

Lionhead Studios, the studio responsible for the popular Fable game series, came under fire for an image they posted to Twitter. It’s art taken from the Fable video game franchise and shows an ample-breasted woman holding a tray of what looks to be mugs of oatmeal. The words “The Foaming Jugs” appear at the top … Continue reading “The self-appointed art censors have struck again”