ArchiveAugust 2015

Towards a New Nerd Culture


Note: In honor of the 28th of August being one year anniversary of the “Gamers Are Dead” fiasco, I present this new piece which focuses on the “nerd” subculture. It contains some very brief allusions to the HBB’s ongoing legal issues with CalgaryExpo and if this is a sensitive matter I shall remove any commentary about it from my post.…

Rolling Stone has a journalistic ethics problem. Does their editorial staff want to fix it?


Mistakes happen. Learning from them is one of the ways we become better at the things we do. Most people strive for that, struggling every day to improve their work.
Some, however, choose instead to cultivate and build upon their blunders, spreading their ignominy around, much like a toddler finger painting on the wall with the contents of her recently filled diaper.…

Honey Badger Radio: Upcoming Shows August 24th- 30th


Badger Pod Nerdcast 46: MAN-IME! Join the badgers as we discuss the manliest anime out there! Which manime will triumph? HU-WHAAAA! Host: Brian Martinez Participants: Mike(DoctorRandomercam), Anna Cherry, Alison Tieman, Oliver Campbell Date: August 24th, 2015 Time: 5 PM Eastern   Nerdrevolt Gamergate 27: Sad Puppies proven right, remain sad Join the badgers as we discuss… the Hugos and...

Triggered by Red vs Blue


If there is one thing to know about me, is that I am a big Red vs Blue fan. I have probably watched most episodes 3 or 4 times, and some up to 6 times. I bring this up, because of a PSA video RoosterTeeth recently uploaded, dealing with the topic of trigger warnings.…

Challenging the “Evolutionary Psychology” of PUA and MGTOW: the absurd Alpha-Beta paradigm


I’ve spent the last few years trying to be nice to people spreading what I consider pernicious anti-male attitudes about sex and reproduction throughout the “manosphere.” As feminism is increasingly culturally on the defensive, and even conservatives are starting to notice men need to have reasons other than “duty” to want to be with women, and as the concept of “Men’s...

Honey Badger Radio: Upcoming shows August 16th-22nd


Badgerpod Nerdcast 45: IT’S ONLY A FLESH WOUND! Join the badgers as we… oh you know what’s going to happen. Host: Brian Martinez Participants: Mike(DoctorRandomercam), Anna Cherry, Alison Tieman and Rachel Edwards Date: August 17th, 2015 Time: 5 PM Eastern   NerdRevolt 26: Queens, Confessions and Catastrophe at SPJ Airplay Join the badgers as we discuss… All the bombs...

Luck and the emotional mule


Professor Richard Wiseman–a proffessor of psychology–gave a newspaper to two groups of people. The first group described themselves as unlucky. The second group as lucky.
Professor Wiseman told both groups to look through and see how many photographs were inside the newspaper.…

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