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"Creative" Nonfiction does NOT mean "create facts"!

So you want to be a nonfiction writer. You think you’d like to be the next John McPhee, flying into the national consciousness astride a copy of… 1,348 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Jail or no jail

Let’s pretend for a moment I’ve written a groundbreaking, important story instead of the usual garbage I write about politics and basketball.  In this bit of prose, I manage to report actual news, and CNN sends me an email asking if they can run my story.   613 more words

News

Reactionary Political Movements: Gamergate Edition

This post continues the discussion about political movements from last time, specifically positive vs negative/reactionary movements.  My main contention was modern positive movements that stand on their own are more desirable than reactionary movements that stand in need of a specific oppressor in order to exist… 2,999 more words

Politics

The future of digital media

This morning I woke up to another Gamergate story.

Stephen Colbert interviewed a woman who has been a central Gamergate figure, Anita Sarkeesian. Saarkesian campaigns for a range of different issues relating to women in gaming. 426 more words

Digital Media

The future of digital media

This morning I woke up to another Gamergate story.

Stephen Colbert interviewed a woman who has been a central Gamergate figure, Anita Sarkeesian. Saarkesian campaigns for a range of different issues relating to women in gaming. 426 more words

Digital Media

The shakedown

If you’re not up-to-date with Gamergate you should check out my earlier post!

I’ve got an analogy for you now:

Gamergate reminds me of the shakedowns they do in prisons (I’ve been watching too much… 496 more words

Digital Media

The shakedown

If you’re not up-to-date with Gamergate you should check out my earlier post!

I’ve got an analogy for you now:

Gamergate reminds me of the shakedowns they do in prisons (I’ve been watching too much… 496 more words

Digital Media