Moses Hightower
Monday 3:27PM

Talking behind someone’s back is not confrontation. You can be strongly averse to confrontation and write snark online with no trouble.

6/09/21 2:36PM

And my point was that finding a single person in your office, let alone a highly paid PR outfit, that actually understood the issue, which is the racism of the antebellum south, you could have come up with a sincere answer that is even more effective than whatever insincere, unfalsifiable statement the aforementioned Read more

6/09/21 10:03AM

...it needed at least one or two passes by someone a little younger and a little more hooked into the vocabulary and tone of modern social justice politics. Read more

6/07/21 11:56AM

It will never happen because these fights are a grift, from top to bottom. To call them “fixed” misses the point. Read more

6/07/21 11:21AM

The whole C-List Celebrity Boxing scene is grift, from top to bottom. Mayweather is an abuser with plenty of problems of his own, and he plays The Bad Guy so (white) people want to watch him lose. (Admittedly, this deserves an explanation, but I’m lazy.) Read more

6/06/21 3:06PM

As another writer first put it, when we stopped sending so many 18 year old boys to war or manual labour, teenagers had to find new ways to “become men.” As an adolescent boy, how do you prove to yourself and others that you are becoming A Man™? Well, you go to proving grounds. And in our society, sports are some of Read more

6/06/21 2:50PM

Two things can be true at once: A person can be a victim of trauma, deserving of compassion and a vapid, materialistic asshole. A person can be the subject of a misogynistic media machine and a shitty, superficial racist. Read more

6/04/21 10:51PM

I believe it’s as opposed to intravenous or intramuscular, but I didn’t bother Googling it.

5/27/21 1:54PM

The issue is that women deserve to be treated as equals, and we also have to acknowledge the world as it is now. Read more

5/26/21 1:46PM

Nothing makes me sigh louder than the declaration that Popular Comedian X “isn’t funny,” “was never funny,” etc. Read more

5/19/21 9:44AM

I’m working from home for the feds right now, with what looks like a similar laptop to the one the PM is using. I’d assume Shared Services bought a few thousand of these things, and that’s a standard issue gov’t HP laptop propped up on a couple of dictionaries next to a teleconferencing screen and a PR backdrop. It’s Read more

5/18/21 2:22PM

There is a very nuanced point hidden in the point he’s trying to make, but he talks like a person who doesn’t want to understand what he’s talking about. Read more