Facebook doesn't think promoting Nazism violates their community…

I just want to say I took the time to report a bunch of photos of Hitler with swastikas on them, with attached Nazi glorifying commentary, to facebook and got a reply that the photos did not violate their community standards and weren't removed. When I reported a photo for pornography a while ago (and it was really for … » 11/18/13 7:11am 11/18/13 7:11am

Disdain for Jane Austen is how you know you're a real literary person

I'm sick of self-appointed literary scholars shitting on Jane Austen. It ruins my Goodreads experience and Goodreads is my favourite thing online these days. It's a new rite of passage - express disdain for Austen to prove your literary credentials! And I'm dead certain if she were a dude they'd be praising her cutting … » 10/25/13 4:17am 10/25/13 4:17am

Personal feelings about the political protests in my country

I'm exhausted. We've been having 8 days of anti-government protests. I've only been to two days because I was out of town before, but I already have huge reservations. I support protesting because our government is ridiculously corrupt, like, cartoonishly so. But the protests have been framed as the voice of the young, … » 6/22/13 3:46am 6/22/13 3:46am