Monthly Archives: May 2013

Hsere’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic drinking game

Since my last post (which was viewed roughly 20 times more than any other post I’ve made so far) counted as the post for this past Sunday, this isn’t actually a Failure Post.  However, I figured I’d throw something up … Continue reading

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The Trouble with “Privilege”

Q: “How many social justice advocates does it take to change a light bulb?” A: “The advancement of Illuminism is a long-term and complex project involving challenging societal notions of shade privilege and dismantling instruments of the Darkarchy.  However, the … Continue reading

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Failure Post #1: Internet Access as a Human Right

Welp, didn’t have something done by Sunday.  I was telling myself that I just needed “another day”, but the post I’m working on still isn’t ready.  So instead, here’s something I think is interesting:

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Of Ponies, Portals, and Piracy: What Hasbro Can Learn From Valve

One of the nice things about being a new blogger is that I have no audience to alienate.  With that in mind, let’s talk about three things the internet is completely sick of discussing: digital piracy, “cake is a lie” … Continue reading

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Small bits of fulfillment from a backlit home row

[NOTE: The following was written in April 2013] I got a new keyboard yesterday. My old, cheap one was having rollover issues while gaming (if you don’t know what that means, don’t worry about it), so I did some research … Continue reading

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Want to end the rape epidemic? Let’s talk about misandry. No, seriously.

[NOTE: the following was written in March 2013] So, the Steubenville rape case. The actions of the perpetrators were horrific and deserve condemnation. The victim is in no way to blame. Pretty much every major news network reporting on this … Continue reading

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Why Black History Month is a Terrible Idea: A Disgruntled and Poorly-Organized Rant by Hsere

[NOTE: The following was written in February 2013] Now before anyone jumps on me, hear me out for a few sentences; I fully support what Black History Month is trying to do; combat the institutional racism ingrained into U.S. culture, … Continue reading

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