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Kickstarter Fail – A Federal Offense?

The Federal Trade Commission has just sent a press release touting its first successful action against a failed Kickstarter campaign. The FTC's mission is to...

The week in review: No one did anything they didn’t want...

Now that the outrage-o-tron has moved from torture to movie casting, here is a round-up of reactions to the "Torture Cover" post the other day. Actually I don't even need to write anything, as the Outhouse already summed it up with CROSSED TORTURE VARIANT CONTROVERSY SPARKS SURPRISINGLY CIVIL DEBATE ON INTERNET. It's true. No one was blackballed, castigated or petitioned. The effects and provenance of disturbing material were widely debated, but it was generally decided by everyone involved that those who like it can like it, those who want to throw up can move right over to the toilet.

The Long Dark Eternal September of the Soul

The recent, latest online activism against an online idiot encouraged me to write something which I had been thinking about for awhile. The philosophical musing...

Ron Marz, Mark Millar, Comics Industry Act to Shut Down Cyberbully

Abusive attacks via Twitter aren't new, but have certainly increased in media visibility over the past few months. Racist and sexist comments and threats...

The 2012 Hugo Awards will be livestreamed

By Steve Morris Tonight, Chicago will see the presentation of The 2012 Hugo Awards, at the Hyatt Regency Grand Ballroom. With categories for comics, television,...