Conservative Author Shadowbanned on Kickstarter

In the latest instance of forces conspiring against right-wing creators, bestselling author Jon Del Arroz’s Kickstarter campaign for his Dynamite Thor comic has been shadowbanned on Kickstarter, and google. Searching for the campaign by its name, or by Jon’s name, on the site won’t bring it up. You need the direct link. It doesn’t appearContinue reading “Conservative Author Shadowbanned on Kickstarter”

How to Win the Culture War

It’s no secret that we’re currently engaged in a culture war, whether you want to admit it or not. Most of the people who run “mainstream” culture, especially geek culture, tend to be from one single side of the political divide—the Left—and often very far to that side. We see it in their pushing ofContinue reading “How to Win the Culture War”

First They Came For Vox Day…and I Will Not Be Silent

As fate would have it, I was working on my own upcoming IndieGogo campaign last night when I first saw Jon Del Arroz mention on Twitter that he had strangely received a refund from IndieGogo of his contribution to the Alt-Hero: Q comic crowdfund, a comic written by famed creator Chuck Dixon, and published byContinue reading “First They Came For Vox Day…and I Will Not Be Silent”

The Bully Cries out as he Strikes You

It, of course, comes as no surprise that those opposed to ComicsGate label their ideological opponents as “harassers,” or “bullies,” or other defamatory statements, all with the idea of alleging that we make others feel unsafe, and wish to exclude people of certain groups from industries or events–despite the fact that this couldn’t be furtherContinue reading “The Bully Cries out as he Strikes You”

At What Point Has the Line Been Irrevocably Crossed? (Part 1: The Personal Attack Aimed Jon Del Arroz from Within a Dynamite Comic)

I, and many others, have talked about the ongoing culture war many times–a war which I usually reference in regard to things like books, comics, etc, but which encompass a much broader struggle. Over the last couple of days, three things really stuck out to me, things that seem to indicate that yet more linesContinue reading “At What Point Has the Line Been Irrevocably Crossed? (Part 1: The Personal Attack Aimed Jon Del Arroz from Within a Dynamite Comic)”

Writer’s Ramble: On Ungrateful Creators

A few days ago, I came across an article that talked about a pair of fairly successful actresses who have not only attacked President Trump and his supporters, but have gone so far as to say that they don’t want Trump supporters as fans or supporters of work period. I hate these people. It’s aContinue reading “Writer’s Ramble: On Ungrateful Creators”