This is something that happens to me a lot when commenting on things that I’m a fan of. Inevitably, I start by making a joke— like, say, that Maisie Williams should play Spider-Man or that the world desperately needs a Pokemon/Game of Thrones mashup— and then, before I’ve even clicked [Submit], I’m already immensely…
I was diagnosed as Autistic when I was 2 and re-diagnosed when I was 10. I was screwed over by the vaccination scare (I only got my MMR jab once I came of age that I could make an appointment myself and had to do it behind my parents back).
PBS Idea Channel is easily among the greatest YouTube channels around. And given how much drama's been hitting the internet recently, they've produced a short series of six videos that discuss some of the most common mistakes people make when arguing online.
So roughly a week since The Return of the Greys I've noticed a few strange things.
So this morning I posted a comment on Morning Spoilers about my annoyance with Loki in the Marvel movies and received quite a few reaponses, with some agreeing with me and others a bit butthurt that that I wanted him gone (killed!) in the movies.
Ever read the comments on a popular YouTube video? There is no faster way to strip yourself of faith in humanity. It's a cesspool. And this is coming from someone who writes for the Gawker network. We know a little something about rowdy comments sections. YouTube's is worse, but it's finally about to smarten up.
What it is ain't exactly clear.