Orion is an American undergraduate desperately trying to get his 21ness on the internet. When not opining profligately, he plays tabletop RPGs and writes fiction. He has been a shephard, a whitesmith, a karate teacher, and a Japanese teacher.

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  • at 14:05 on 16-07-2015

    So, the much-vaunted MRA-directed "documentary" "expose" of Anita Sarkeesian's alleged perfidy is finally out, kind of. The filmmakers had a falling out, but one of them has released a 40-minu...

  • at 06:20 on 12-07-2015

    What's the opposite of a reading canary? A reading meerkat? I'm thinking of a creature that slumbers through dull early seasons and set-up novels, then jumps to attention when a story gets goo...

  • at 19:25 on 20-06-2015

    I mostly agree with you Alasdair. I may write you a longer comment to drive traffic on your blog. It hadn't occurred to me to think of the problem with the supporting characters in terms of th...

  • at 18:37 on 23-02-2015

    Honestly, I feel like you could have cut the entire interview and just posted this exchange:  RPS: Do you think you wanted them to be true rather than believed they were true? <br/...

  • at 19:08 on 14-02-2015

    A truly excellent follow-up to the UVA fiasco. http://jezebel.com/rush-after-a-rape-on-ca...

  • at 19:48 on 11-02-2015

    I don't understand the edits. It's mortifying enough without the stutterframes and whatnot. I wish they had just let the tape run.

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  • 16:15, 03-10-2015 on Fists of Mediocrity:

    Skimming through the comments, I was briefly convinced there existed something call the "Corefister" trilogy.

  • 21:28, 29-09-2015 on The Wonderful Shitbag of Oz:

    Even when you're doing a Christmas Carol scenario, where the whole point is that your protagonist is a terrible person who r...

  • 00:58, 11-09-2015 on Elephants On the Citadel:

    Shepherd turns on the Crucible and is about to press the "destroy all reapers" button when the starchild appears and begs her no...

  • 00:50, 11-09-2015 on Elephants On the Citadel:

    To build on what Arthur said, I think it would have helped a lot if they made it clear from the beginning that the Crucible was ...

  • 08:03, 28-07-2015 on One Man's Burning Hatred for Anime:

    I think you've been mislead by the headline, which really should be "one man's burning hatred for an anime." It's pretty clear f...

  • 10:46, 12-07-2015 on The Wonderful Shitbag of Oz:

    Nostalgia Chick, previously seen here hating on The Mortal Instruments, also has thoughts about Oz. This video is a top ten list...

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