Video Game Violence & Misogyny: A Brief History of Media Scares

Video Game Violence & Misogyny: A Brief History of Media Scares

Not only is it common for new entertainment mediums to be used as strawman for the violence and sexism in society, but it’s highly profitable to do so.

Virtual Resurrection: Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus

While Kenny is optimistic that modern technology does indeed deem that the time is right for virtual reality, LaughingMan, a survivor of the first wave of the VR craze of the 1990s, remains skeptical in that history may indeed repeat itself. Or worse, virtual reality will be just another gimmick.

Deplorable Celebrity Crowdfunding… Penn Jillette Exception

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In the latest “The Padded Room” article, LaughingMan chimes in on the subject of celebrity crowdfunding, and Penn Jillette’s crowdfunding campaign “Director’s Cut”.

Food For Thought: Trayvon Martin – The Media Is Toxic

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Author’s Note: This Food For Thought is going to be much different than previous installments, both in content and in tone. While this site normally doesn’t cover politics or topics outside of the entertainment industry, I…

Brony ‘Marries’ Twilight Sparkle: When Fanboys Go Too Far


It’s been months since we expressed our indignation over the exploits of the worst of fanboy antics, but a recent news article has resurrected our ire towards — you guessed it! — the radical elements of…