Are Video Games Art?

Spend enough time around internet forums and video games and you’ll encounter the same tired pseudo-intellectuals that pretend to philosophize about arts and entertainment.  There is always a trend, no matter the fandom, to take your hobby a little more seriously then it probably deserves.  There isn’t usually anything wrong with that, so long as you don’t go overboard and start calling it something it isn’t or investing unhealthy amounts of time into it.  Hobbies are, after all, hobbies. Continue reading “Are Video Games Art?”

It’s 2017 and Gamers Are Still Racist

You have free speech.  But don’t use any racial slurs.  But some slurs are okay.  But not the N-word.  But blacks are allowed to use it to refer to themselves or each other.  But whites using the word cracker sounds idiotic, rather than cultured or ‘urban’, whatever that means.  Also, make sure to loudly and angrily decry those who use derogatory language when referring to blacks and Jews, and periodically Asians, Native Americans, Indians, and Arabs, but don’t worry about Eskimos, Slavs, Mediterraneans, Nordics, or Anglos.  If you aren’t signaling that you find certain euphemisms offensive enough, the SJW defenestration guard may not be able to tell the difference when they start trying to get racists like you fired. Continue reading “It’s 2017 and Gamers Are Still Racist”

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