Mike Cernovich, “based lawyer”, as the GamerGaters call him, recentlylaunched an attack on Anil Dash in an attempt to wrangle PR against the likes of Gawker Media for making jokes about bullying. He’s since risen to prominence in their ranks.
Matt Binder took to Twitter to call him out on his bullshit.
"It’s always funny to see people hiding behind an anonymous tag daring people to face them. Take off your sheet, step into the light, and we can have a conversation. Otherwise, you can do like the other lot."
Tom Brevoort, 2014
My name is Daniel Tonner.
I’m 27 years old. I live in Bremen,…
Damn, so many “great” thigs to appreciate here. First "I’m not a racist but…" cliche, and then Brian Bendis as women-hating-demon-but-with-a-lot-of-love-for-african-american, and finally… absolute zero understanding what diversity means.
Sometimes I think I live in a whole different universe than some people…
Over the weekend, a game developer in Boston named Brianna Wu fled her home after an online stalker vowed to rape and kill her. She isn’t the first woman who’s been forced into hiding by aggrieved video game fans associated with Gamergate, the self-styled reform movement that’s become difficult to ignore over the past several months as its beliefs have ramified out from the fever swamps of the internet into the real world. She probably won’t be the last.