Category Archives: Creative freedom

Thoughts on “To Be Men” and What it Means

On a Discord chat I was in, I saw Superversive Press put out a call for submissions to an anothology celebrating masculinity. Since I was knee deep in my own projects, I ignored it — after all, I was already … Continue reading

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Dames in Games

While going through Jeffro Johnson’s Google+ feed, I found this: Yet again, social justice types bemoan the sexy female in video games, instead wanting everyone to dress the girls up in cargo pants and sensible shoes. But instead of taking … Continue reading

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Culturally Appropriate All the Things

Our world is a diverse one, full of different ways of life, different patterns of thought, and different social and physical environments. As communication and travel have grown easier, contact between different peoples and their ways of life has grown … Continue reading

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Fantasy Doesn’t Embrace 21st-Century Modernity

My Twitter buddy Benjamin Cheah recently wrote a long Facebook post about the new Beauty and the Beast movie, criticizing it for allegedly portraying 18th-century rural France as more progressive than it actually was. In response, a commenter (who did … Continue reading

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A Clarion Call to Censor Conan

UPDATE (11/23/2016): Dragon Award-winning author Brian Niemeier brings the pain. Also, the Reddit board KotakuInAction has some very good comments from people familiar with the Conan mythos. UPDATE 2 (11/23/2016): Further developments here. There is hope. UPDATE 3 (11/23/2016): Here’s … Continue reading

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Frank Frazetta Is 100% Correct

The late Frank Frazetta speaks the truth. How did we ever allow the dour puritans of Social Justice to shame us even a little bit?

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Captive Audience of Social Justice

By now, everyone has noticed the march of social justice types through various geek media; no longer content with film, television, and publishing, they have invaded comics, video games, and tabletop games, to scrub it clean of “problematic” content. If … Continue reading

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