You’re... not at all familiar with the McElroys, are you?
This is a terrible take.
The McElroy Brothers are exceptionally aware of their cishet white male privilege, make excellent things, and have an extremely diverse fanbase that they embrace and celebrate.
The primary reason the Golden Compass movie didn’t get a sequel, despite grossing $372m worldwide, is New Line sold off the non-US rights to finance the movie in the first place, thus placing all their eggs in a basket most likely to be disinterested on religious/gender/literary grounds. Had they had the nerve to… Read more
I’m not sure any group has a corner on the market of assholery.
You’re making an assumption here that bros haven’t experienced abuse and trauma, and another assumption that bros are typically bigoted bullies. I think the first assumption is a very badly flawed and potentially hurtful one. All kinds of people can be abused, and I feel like bros in particular tend to come from… Read more
Growing up in a society awash with toxic masculinity.
Uh... I don’t think he’s defending attempted rapists, he’s saying that nerds, given the chance, often become bigger bullies than the ones in HS, so we shouldn’t applaud someone for merely being a nerd, but for how they act.
The historic treaty between the Gaywads and the Dorkwads really shifted the balance of power.