You keep using those words. I do not think they mean what you think they mean.

So there was the thing over at Jim C Hines’ blog, where I made the mistake of reading comments and once again it made me wonder if we could claim that part of humanity is just something we found on the curb, like an unwanted couch. Jim canceled his Reddit Q&A because there was a ...

I Give a Homeopathic Fuck About Your Entitled Whining

Dear Sir and/or Madam: Thank you very much for bringing to my attention the important issue of (circle one):a) white people losing their privileged position/racial majority in this countryb) your deep feelings that gay people getting married somehow renders your marriage less specialc) your barely concealed rage that we no longer live in a fictionalized ...

Don’t Use This Argument Because OMG Children Are Starving in Africa

Raise your hand if this is a familiar source of tooth-grinding frustration: “Shame on you for being concerned/upset/worried about thing X, because thing Y is way worse.” (This post started as a comment over at a post Jen wrote about comments Richard Dawkins made. But this annoys me enough, I want to just make it ...