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“Today, videogames are for everyone. I mean this in an almost destructive way. Videogames, to read the other side of the same statement, are not for you. You do not get to own videogames. No one gets to own videogames when they are for everyone. They add up to more than any one group.”
“When there’s no immediate threat to our understanding of the world, we change our beliefs. It’s when that change contradicts something we’ve long held as important that problems occur.”
The Man Without a Mask: How the drag queen Cassandro became a star of Mexican wrestling.
“Banning comments—or moderating with an iron fist—is not squelching honest and open debate in the public sphere, anymore than refusing to publish every letter to the editor, unedited, in a print publication. Telling people to take their bullshit to Reddit is not a harbinger of Orwellian dystopia.”
Tumblr of the week: Slug Solos.
Poem of the week: Mr. Grumpledump’s Song, Shel Silverstein.
Game of the week: Gridland, a match-3 game with a building/fighting day/night cycle.