ASMS: Regulation requiring having the thing regulated

While I’m for the most part against the regulation of vaginas, the original had an awful line of reasoning, so I demonstrated how silly it is. (I anticipate a response saying vaginas and guns are different because one is way more optional than the other. If, however, some people were born with guns for hands, the non-gun-handed would probably still have good reason to regulate … Continue reading ASMS: Regulation requiring having the thing regulated

The pirates are ready for more Netflix removals

Well, another batch of popular shows are being removed from Netflix. And quite a few people are ready to just pirate the shows. I’m not quite sure whether the network execs aren’t thinking this sorta thing through or just assume everyone forgot how to acquire things for free. Piracy rates plummeted when Netflix, Spotify, etc. got big because, sure, you could download things one by one … Continue reading The pirates are ready for more Netflix removals

The poetry aisle at Wal-Mart is awful

I read this article to make sure I wasn’t missing something. But, no, it’s indeed the case that finding anyone who seriously cares about poetry or creative writing generally has anything good to say about Kaur’s work. It’s pretty transparently vapid. What’s left me at a loss is why I actively dislike it. Sure, it’s a bunch of platitudes published by a major publisher and getting … Continue reading The poetry aisle at Wal-Mart is awful