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Nerds And Male Privilege

I want to tell you a story.

The Equal Opportunity Perversion Of Kotaku

Last week, some folks paid Kotaku the kindness of noticing how… let’s call it “progressive”… we’ve begun to lean over the last few months since I came aboard as Editorial Director. (Dan Bruno, in particular; I had other discussions on Twitter.)

An Eloquent Apology For Geek Misogyny To A Woman That Doesn't Exist (Yet)

Geek men like to believe that we’re the sensitive, thoughtful and caring men that attractive women often pass over for arsehole alpha male types. Recently male geek culture as a whole proved that not to be the case.

How Otaku Piss Off Other Otaku

Are you a nerd or a geek? If calculations are correct, I’ve probably pissed off oodles of others, who have also pissed off their fair share of fellow nerds. It’s a vicious cycle: otaku (loosely “geek” or “nerd”) pissing off other otaku. But it exists and, otaku being otaku, there’s not much one can do about it.

Geek Is...

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Geek. This word is power, Chris Metzen, Blizzard’s senior vice president of creative development tells us. This is word is identity. This is our word. And for one weekend it was also BlizzCon’s word.

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