NBA, BLM, SJW, and BS

Posted October 1, 2017 By John C Wright

Not being a fan of sports, I am in this controversy in the same position as I was during Gamergate. That is, I do not know the names or the specifics, but I know which side Uncle Screwtape is on, and side of division and mutual hate, and so I know which side I am on.

Here is a man who sums up my sentiments nicely.
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SJW Marvel

Posted September 28, 2017 By John C Wright

There may be those of you who think I am kidding about the state of Marvel comics, and the concerted, coordinated effort the Left is making there, as with the Hugos, to blot out everything we love in the Pop culture, and replace it with politically correct doublethink and dullness, virtue signaling and depravity.

Below is a page from the last book of GENERATIONS, where the gimmick is to time travel the diversity-hire cosplay versions of the characters back into the past to meet the original, real heroes in their prime.

Here they are, gathered together.

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D&C on Marvel LEGACY

Posted September 28, 2017 By John C Wright

At least one reviewer has looked over Marvel LEGACY #1 and, as I suspected, panned it as being the same boring SJW trash as ever.

On this variant cover, all the beloved characters appear, including Thor, Cap, Spidey, Iron Man, Hulk, each in the real version.

There is even a curvaceous and feminine version of Mary Jane Watson.

The cover promises excitement, intrigue, action, fun, and not stupidly self-indulgent yet annoying  and slow-witted SJW characters drawn in stiff poses with muddy sepia-toned colors wandering aimlessly through plots that make no sense and have nothing at stake.

This cover promises all that is about to change!

ANNDDD….  The promises is false.

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This Man Speaks for Me

Posted September 27, 2017 By John C Wright

Perhaps my readers are curious about my take on the alleged NFL controversy.

I have no idea who this gentleman is, but his words and attitude capture mine exactly, and, if I am not mistaken about the character of this nation, captures the heart and soul of the mainstream and silent majority.

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Lost on the Last Continent, Episode 17, Water of Life

Posted September 27, 2017 By John C Wright

Lost on the Last Continent, Episode 17, Water of Life, is now posted on Patreon.

Episode 17 Water of Life

In this exciting episode, Colonel Lost must deal with a dangerous medical emergency, and he shares a drink and a prayer and a vow of brotherhood with a dying enemy.

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Quote of the Day

Posted September 27, 2017 By John C Wright

Jordan Peterson has a trenchant observation:

“Well, I think it’s a particular kind of ideological game and I think the outcome is twofold, it’s to make the player feel morally superior and also to take rather serious ax swings at the foundation of society and so the game is, identify a domain of human endeavor, note that there’s a distribution of success, some people are doing comparatively better and some people are doing comparatively worse.

“Define those doing worse as victims. Define those doing better as perpetrators.

“Identify with the victims, have yourself a set of enemies handy to vent your resentment on, feel good about it even though it didn’t require any work on your part and then endlessly repeat…and that’s why I’ve seen that happening on campuses in particular for the last thirty years.”

from the video Genders, Rights and Freedom of Speech at 7 minutes and 17 seconds.

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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Women?

Posted September 26, 2017 By John C Wright

A reader writes:

You realize that at this rate it’s just a matter of time before the comics make Margo Lane the Shadow and she is revealed to actually be a ‘lesbian woman of color’.

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Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Posted September 26, 2017 By John C Wright

In case your day needs an oasis of cheery Americana, free of ulterior agenda:

  • Earl Scruggs, banjo
  • Glen Duncan, fiddle
  • Randy Scruggs, acoustic guitar
  • Steve Martin, 2nd banjo solo
  • Vince Gill, 1st electric guitar solo
  • Marty Stuart, mandolin
  • Gary Scruggs, harmonica
  • Albert Lee, 2nd electric guitar solo
  • Paul Shaffer, piano
  • Jerry Douglas, dobro
  • Leon Russell, organ
  • Glenn Worf, bass
  • Harry Stinson, drums.

I admit I am a little bemused to see Steve Martin and Paul Shaffer (of Dave Letterman fame) in the same band with the immortals of country music. I suspect I know what such lesser luminaries might be feeling. It was once my great privilege to appear in a Jack Vance homage anthology sharing a table of contents with the absolute biggest names among fantasy writers alive today.

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Name the DC or Marvel Character

Posted September 26, 2017 By John C Wright

A recent column of mine complaining about the blotting out of all the mainstream and long loved Marvel characters has been met with what I assume are ceremonial denials but those whose “narrative” (that is, a dogmatically held and deliberately false picture of the universe) requires them to utter these words. Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia.

The rebuttal as stated is that this blotting out is not happening, we are all just imagining it, and this rebuttal is made on two grounds: first, that the original characters under their old names can sometimes be found in comics still for sale. and they made guest appearances during the GENERATIONS event. Second, that heroes dying and other heroes taking up their mantle has happened throughout comic book history, and this time is no different from those other times.

Since these points are either irrelevant, based on a misreading of what was said, or insolently and outrageously false, my instinct is to assume the speakers proposing them do so as mere sophistry, not believing their own words.

But, out of courtesy, and in fear that I am being too harsh and too quick to condemn, I propose a test to weed out any honest misunderstanding from sophistry.

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Last Crusade columns biweekly

Posted September 25, 2017 By John C Wright

The press of other obligations on my writing time has recently increased, so the LAST CRUSADE column, which had been written weekly, will be done every other week until further notice. My apologies to any fans of the column disappointed by this more lax schedule.

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