Toe that line? Hell no! | HBR Talk 55

Join Hannah Wallen, Karen Straughan, and Prim Reaper as we discuss feminism’s narratives & attitudes regarding nonfeminist women, including their tendency to oppose women’s agency and choice when those women choose not to treat the entire male population as an abusive enemy.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 99: Feminists Can’t Write Heroines! A Comparison Between Cinema Heroines and an Anime Heroine!

Within this past month we’ve seen the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe trailer of Captain Marvel. The title character is written in the frame of the more feminist variant of recent comics if the trailer is any indication. This is one in a long line of feminist protagonists that no one can find likable.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 97: The Source of the Problem – Telltale Origins of the Contemporary SJW.

One of the most persistent problems with political discourse this decade has been the advent of the Social Justice Warrior and their particular tactics; appeals to emotion, denial of reality and refusal to take any responsibility for their actions or attitudes.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 96: Fandom isn’t Toxic Trekspertise. Put Down the Kool-Aid.

This week I’m covering a request from a fan of my work here: A YouTube video by Trekspertise called “The Rise of Toxic Fandom: A Theory.” Since this is a rarity for my work I’m simply attaching the direct video link. I do have to request you not leave any comments on the video as due to the fact I don’t believe it will do any good, though it might help to have this article ready in case someone links to the video’s strawman of an argument when going forward.…

Breaking The Narrative Episode 95: A Journey of Vengeance? Reviewing Shenmue I+II

The year is 2000, I had been an owner of a Sega Dreamcast, playing Phantasy Star Online for months on effectively the first console I ever personally owned. It wouldn’t be much longer before I owned a Playstation 2. Shenmue had gotten released in the United States and I was enthralled.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 94: People Make Mistakes? Nah….REALLY?

Alright, I didn’t want to have to do this bit but considering what is swiftly approaching I think I better tackle this now before things get even more idiotic. Everyone and their mother has likely heard about Mundane Matt’s fall from grace as being found out as a false flagger, discovered on Ethan Ralph’s killstream.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 93: Boy’s Love or Simple Male Bonding? A Review of Banana Fish!

This summer season of anime has shown some of the usual mindless fare that could be expected. However, there is one anime this time around that has honestly shocked me, something rare for this day and age to be sure. Before I begin, I want to explain that this particular title is not simply purely for adults but is NOT for the faint of heart.…

A roomful of what? ICMI, London, 2018, day 1

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Paul’s video was followed by a talk from Save Indian Family Foundation’s founder Anil Kumar on “Focusing on innovation for growth of organizations for the movement: Experiences in India.”

SIFF is a men’s rights organization centered in Bangalore, India.…

A roomful of what? ICMI, London, 2018, day 1

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Given feminism’s “toxic masculinity” narrative, you’d think even a feminist writer from a progressive publication would have taken an interest in Darren Deojee‘s talk on Positive Masculinity: Standing on the shoulders of giants.…

A roomful of what? ICMI, London, 2018, day 1

What do you get when you confront a feminist with men’s unfettered humanity?

Shock. Horror. An article full of defamatory lies, published on the deceptively named “Open Democracy” blog, 50.50.

The supposed “only woman in a room of entirely white men” failed to notice the sex and color of several of the event’s speakers, including the first up, Karen Straughan.…