Poor, put-upon, persecuted actor Adam Baldwin has scurried away from Twitter, taking his toys and going home, as it were, in protest of the social media platform's new Trust and Safety Council. Don't let the doorknob hit you on the way out, dude.Read More
After weeks of controversy and debate, Supanova Pop Culture Expo has released a statement saying Firefly actor Adam Baldwin will remain a guest at their upcoming June shows.Read More
For someone like Adam Baldwin, whose livelihood (and certainly his demand as a con guest) is fairly dependent on his relationship with fans, identifying as a Gamergater should be a career killer--and if women received the respect we deserve overall in nerd culture, it could be.Read More
Game developer and podcaster Brianna Wu appeared on MSNBC's The Reid Report yesterday to discuss the ongoing harassment of women in gaming, and to share how male developers and journalists can help change that culture of misogyny from the top down.Read More
"Ethics of game journalism" my ass.
It's heartbreaking that another article about harassment in the gaming community is necessary, but the escalating and ongoing vitriol being spewed against women and their male allies who dare to criticize gamer culture or work in video games is continuing to take on new and disappointing forms.Read More
[UPDATED] A Disheartening Account Of The Harassment Going On In Gaming Right Now (And How Adam Baldwin Is Involved)
AKA, an actual depression quest.
This month has been terrible in every concieveable sense of the word, in some part due to the rapidly escalating harassment of prominent feminists in gaming. Every time you think it's at its peak and things might start to cool down, jerks on the Internet ensure that it all ramps right back up again, to the point where we weren't sure how to cover the story because we didn't even know where to start. In case you haven't been following, here's what's been going on.Read More
Including Yvonne Strahovski talking about Captain Marvel, oh goodness.
SDCC isn't the only place you can catch the stars this weekend in San Diego - Zachary Levi is doing his usual awesome thing over at Nerd HQ for Operation Smile, and they've kindly been posting all their excellent panels online for the world to enjoy.Read More
Things We Saw Today
Things We Saw Today
i swear by my pretty floral bonnet i will end you
Well, after a post about superhero vaginas, we couldn't leave the guys out, so here's three videos from this weekend's Sci-Fi Expo in Dallas, where four members of the cast of Firefly gathered to answer fan questions about the brilliant and abruptly cancelled series. Some embarrassment occurred after a fan mispronounced the name of Alan Tudyk (Wash), who was not actually present. More clips behind the jump!Read More