Opinion

What Blizzard Is Doing Is Borderline Un-American

In your house right now, there is an object close to you that has three simple words on it. Usually, it’s on the back or bottom of the thing, hidden in a place most of us don’t bother to look. The phrase says a lot about what it means to be an American, which is ironic since the phrase is “Made in China.”  China is where we get most of our things. We think only about how affordable it is and rarel...[Read More]

And Now, Our Watch Has Ended: A Game of Thrones Review

Hey everyone! Tidesiren here, and with the end of a decade-long adventure, I thought it appropriate to address the dragon in the room… In 1991, George R. R. Martin started on a journey that, little did he know, would change cinematic and film history. Nowadays, most storytelling begins in books. His first book, A Game of Thrones, was published in 1996 and thereafter, followed four more installment...[Read More]

The Problem with Sexual Abuse in the Geeky Community

Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual abuse When Cynthia Naugle came out with her post on December 10, 2018, regarding an unnamed abusive person in her past while working at a comic book store, the geeky community was astounded. The world put on their investigative shoes and found out who the unnamed abuser was the day after–Eric Esquivel. Within two weeks he had lost...[Read More]

Nervous Nerds who Need New Relief: Try CBD oil

We all know that nerds and geeks are a group full of people who have anxiety, me being one of them. This oftentimes holds us captive from going out and socializing with anyone in person. We can slay dire beasts in Dungeons & Dragons, level up quick in MMORPGs, and feel at ease chatting online. But crowds of new faces and unique minds can be way too much to handle, unless you’re cosplaying as s...[Read More]

YouTube’s (And Other Tech Giants’) Eventual Downfall Due to Their Poor Practices

The troubles began back in November of 2017. The New York Times reported that YouTube’s content labeled as safe for children was, in fact, the opposite. Characters from popular children’s shows committed suicide or dancing in a strip club, a child being abused under a video claiming to be about colors, or pirated children’s shows and movies are a small portion of the content you would have found e...[Read More]

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