When one of my good friends from high school finally came out to us it was an emotional thing for him and us all. After the tears and hugs and such my other friend said bluntly to break the ice “We always sorta kind of suspected but based on your terrible fashion sense we figured you were just really bad with girls”.… Read more
Dude, Av Club managed to write a longish article analyzing an influential piece of pop culture rather than posting 100 words about something someone said on Twitter a couple days ago, and you’d really rather they not?
HOW DARE THIS WEB SITE THAT DISCUSSES POP CULTURE DISCUSS POP CULTURE. HELP. HELP. I AM BEING CANCELLED.
Which is ironic, considering the vast majority of the MCU(that these same people keep comparing the DC movies and Zack Snyder’s movies for) fans are comprised of many, many racist and sexist dudebros who harass people online on a daily basis, while the Snyder Cut movement was started by a non-American PoC and mainly… Read more
This is both (a) completely true, & (b) completely irrelevant to anything I said.
But this kind of hyperbole only makes things worse. They “fixed” the headline, but they didn’t just say, “she took part in a formerly racist ball” at first. She put it all on her, despite the fact that there’s a ton of evidence that she wouldn’t have known at the age of 19 that this place had a problematic past.… Read more
A handful of posters here are more obsessed with being constantly validated as “one of the good ones” whose opinions are solely informed by their opposition to whatever side the gamers/dude bros/nerds/MAGAtards/incels/etc. might be on.
It’s why the last thread on this subject featured so much hand-wringing whether this… Read more
Leonard Pierce had more integrity as a writer.
The most pathetic thing was that it wasn’t even to defend Joss Whedon, who had already been somewhat cancelled anyway, as much as to reflexively deny the possibility that the Snyder Cut people may have actually been correct in some way.
All because Zack Snyder (why by all other accounts seems like an all around nice… Read more
I’m never this harsh, online or off, but you and Tenreyro are a couple of fucking assholes.
The Veiled Prophet Society should be scrutinized, but this site just isn’t cut out to be doing it.
The AV Club engaging in the internet’s favorite hobby - picking apart the lives of teen girls.
You guys are fucking pathetic, Sam.