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Comment Re:Lovely summary. (Score 1) 1027

Atlas shrugged never had studio funding. You have reversed cause and effect.
Heinlein's ideas were portrayed as fascist (Veerhoven's own words)
I presume you mean League for Moore, I can't speak to that

As for Superheroines consider the concept that making them feminist metaphors ruins them. The Lynda Carter Wonder Woman couldn't be made today but the Reverse abomination Politically Correct Electra Woman and Dyna Girl is due out.

Comment Re:Lovely summary. (Score 1) 1027

I remember gaming before Gamergate. It was so much better.

Self parody ?

The movie made a bucketload of cash, and Eastwood will get to make more movies.

It's not the Clint Eastwoods of the world that suffer from this.

It's the people who wanted to make Atlas Shrugged but couldn't get studio funding.
It's when Starship Troopers gets turned into pissing on Heinlein's memory.

Comment Re:Lovely summary. (Score 1) 1027

. I should start believing things that are contrary to evidence

I'ts pretty hard to see the damage unless you know how things were before.

.You probably didn't notice that I have a five-digit uid.

You're right I didn't. So were you ignoring the subject of this thread when you wrote this

The reason why I know that it's not going to happen is that it hasn't happened in any other artform

Or do you just not understand what has been happening, oh seeing as you brought movies into this


Comment Re:Lovely summary. (Score 1) 1027

Personally I am pretty happy with Gamer Gate. Do you really think game developers need Zampolits ?

As far as I can see Beale just targets things that are already problematic and exploits the problems for his own gain.

I have been reading SF and considered myself a fan since the 60s, it really hasn't been hard to notice the problems developing in publishing houses and the awards. The Hugos used to be a pretty solid recommendations for about the last 10 years they have been anti recommendations. The only publishing imprint that puts out consistent quality is Baen. This isn't surprising when you have people like this infiltrating the field

I also remember a post on John Ringo's blog about the organizers of Trinoccon destroying the convention with their zeal to alienate authors on the basis of their politics.

The rot is there. Beale just delivered the news in a really painful way.
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Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.