A Few Thoughts on Hashtag Activism

During our class discussion on Gamer Gate and whether it “mattered,” I was reminded of hashtag activism, a concept I encountered last year. My first exposure to hashtag activism came in the form of #CancelColbert by self-proclaimed hashtag activist, Suey […]

Bogost: A Riposte

While inarguably well-written, the arguments running through Ian Bogost’s bluntly-titled “Video Games are Better Without Characters” Atlantic piece are hard to get behind. While the titular postulation is an interesting one to consider, Bogost’s alarmist sentiments smack of the half-assed […]