Bad Life Decisions: Chapter 13 & 14


Fundraising status: $1,730 raised for RAINN so far! $270 more and I’ll read the whole thing!

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Links: 06/26/15

Bad Life Decisions: Chapters 11 & 12

Furiosa in the Desert

This is pretty much how I feel.

It’s that time again. Time for two more chapters of Theodore Beale’s Eternal Warriors™: The War in Heaven™. As of this writing, we are but a mere $315 away from me having to read the Whole Damn Thing.

And don’t forget the nifty-awesome stretch goal!

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Bad Life Decisions: Chapters 9 & 10

Want to make me read the whole thing? We’re $365 away from making that happen!

And don’t forget: for every $100 over goal, Mary Robinette Kowal will record a passage like it’s phone sex.

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Documenting a Wannabe Supervillain

hugo-poop I’ve been thinking a lot about giving abhorrent views attention–I mentioned this in my post the other day, and I’ve continued to think on it.

On one hand, you are giving them attention so they can crow about making people upset (and then there are the comments, ugh the comments).

On the other, by not calling attention to it, you’re allowing it to go unchallenged and by not calling it out, you’re tacitly approving. Silence is complicity.

I don’t care if you think they’re jokes. And I know full well what kind of context they’re coming from, when your Twitter feed is full of you taunting people who are grieving and angry over an act of terrorism perpetrated against their community and you have pictures of yourself with guns and your Facebook profile pic is pro-waterboarding. I know exactly what kind of asshole you are and you can’t slither out of responsibility for your words because you think they’re jokes. You are a hateful, vile, and pathetic human being, Michael Z. Williamson.

And Williamson’s Hugo-nominated work, “Wisdom from My Internet” is execrable. It should never have made it to the ballot–and it wouldn’t have, if the Puppies hadn’t gamed the system with coordinated slates.

So I’m putting screencaps of some of the nastiness I found on your Facebook page below the jump–because I believe in shining light into dark corners.

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