Marion on August 24th, 2015

As promised, this is Part II of my examination of how Anne Rice is now peddling her rants about “gangster bullies” on the internet by adding charges of “political correctness” to the mix. Please read Part I if you haven’t already. It will save us both time. But first enjoy this pretty picture of a [...]

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From the GOP Debate 8/6/15: Megyn Kelly: You’ve called women you don’t like “fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals…. Your Twitter account has several disparaging comments about women’s looks. You once told a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice it would be a pretty picture to see her on her knees. Does that sound to you [...]

Continue reading about A Very Peculiar Lynching — Anne Rice, Political Correctness, and Free Speech, Part I

Some troll, not Anne Rice, but one of the gamergate boys she regularly sends out to harass anyone who’s crossed her because that’s her thing, (yes I know how insane that sounds) is posting lies about me in the comment section of an article on The Guardian because I said some things in reference to [...]

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On the surface, it’s not easy to see much connection between my father and Jon Stewart. Like Stewart, my father was a Jew from the NY metro area who loved his country and was skeptical about politicians of all stripes. He was a World War II veteran who’d been willing to give his life for [...]

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Marion on July 31st, 2015

There’s been a little confusion. Apparently some people believe that parody reviews, protests and petitions constitute Internet  “mob justice” and/or  ”vigilanteism.  First off, protesting outside the office of the coward that shot Cecil is exercising free speech. It’s not “mob justice”. It’s not even the Internet! Second, leaving stuffed animals outside his office is not [...]

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