Non-political writings

I don’t always write about politics.

Video Games

Another critique of Anita Sarkeesian’s ongoing Tropes Vs. Women video series, with focus now being placed on the third “Damsels in Distress” episode, August 5, 2013

A rebuttal to Anita Sarkeesian’s “Tropes Vs. Women” Episode 1: Damsels in Distress, March 10, 2013

Kirby’s Epic Yarn, November 2, 2010

How the Japanese lost video games, June 17, 2010

Games as Art: the argument within the argument, April 21, 2010

The art of reviewing Pathologic, January 26, 2010

Flower is not art, January 13, 2010

The anti-Wikipedia Trilogy

How Wikipedia is ruining everything, June 9, 2010

The trouble with Wikipedia, part II, October 10, 2010

The trouble with Wikipedia part III, February 15, 2011

… and this related article about Wikipedia and the prime ministers of France.

Movies

A review of Les Miserables, December 27, 2012

My review of Lincoln, December 6, 2012

Comics

The no-fun-to-draw era, September 22, 2011

Who are the webcomickers? A review of New England Webcomics Weekend, November 9, 2010

Cracked is wrong about editorial cartoons, August 5, 2010

Scott Pilgrim: a review, July 23, 2010

Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade in trouble again, June 22, 2013

12 years later, what can we learn from Penny Arcade?, March 17, 2010

Gender and sexuality

The Way of Men – a review, July 24, 2013

Bert and Ernie and ruining male friendships, July 9, 2013

Can gays be manly? A review of Androphilia, September 9, 2011

Memorials

Roy Peterson (1936-2013), September 30, 2013

Thatcher (1925-2013), April 8, 2013

Other stuff

The two ways to debate, January 22, 2013

Two reviews of two random things, January 23, 2012

Spoiled, lazy, or left behind? One generation’s struggle with underemployment, November 24, 2011

Bad portraits of politicians, May 30, 2010

Chemical sunscreen and under threats to the universe, May 5, 2010

ChatRoulette is annoying, addictive, February 14, 2010