[Review] Crash Override by Zoë Quinn

written by Dayna Abel

This is going to be a biased review.

I’m stating this right at the start because, two years ago, I needed Crash Override, the nonprofit from which this book takes its name. (Technically it’s from the movie Hackers, about which the less said the better.) While it wasn’t anywhere near on the scale of what happened to Zoë Quinn – it was about two months of harassment, threats and slander from one internet edgelord with a medium-sized following – it was enough to unnerve me to the point where I turned to Crash Override for help.

I ended up chatting with Zoë for about twenty minutes about the abuse, listening to her advice on damage control, and maybe another ten minutes fangirling over the latest World Of Warcraft expansion with her. Zoë Quinn and Crash Override helped me through an extremely shitty time in my life, stopped it from getting shittier, and provided invaluable resources which I would, in turn, use to help out a friend later on down the line whose sister had been targeted and doxxed by an internet hate mob. I am extremely grateful to Zoë for her kindness and her sincere help.

I’m stating my bias at the start because one of those people who have a hate-boner for Zoë will more than likely come across this on page thirty-seven of Google search results for her name and act like a predictable dick. To which I state: I do not pay myself for any content I produce for Made Of Fail and also I’m not a real journalist so piss off with your “ethics” horseshit.

Gosh, the internet is fun. Let’s talk about the book.
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 2×20: “Rupture”

Have you seen this plushie? Contact Becky if you have, and meanwhile, here’s this week’s recap of CW’s The Flash.


BECKY

Okay, so I missed reviewing the last episode because I was at Dragon*Con meeting John Wesley Shipp and Rick Cosnett (#ProtectEddieThawne2017) in person. This is probably for the best because the villain that week was Griffin Grey, and that unlocks my rants about The Flash: Fastest Man Alive‘s story arc and how to do 90% of your Flash writing wrong. Starting with– nope. Not doing that.

Spoilers under the cut.
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[Review] It (2017)

written by Kevin O’Shea

When discussing an adaptation, it is impossible not to refer back to the source material, if only to acknowledge what it was adapted from. Such is the case with this review, and it’s one of those things that I have to acknowledge, because it’s so close to my own heart.

Comparisons will also be made to other adaptations of the same source material, and this movie is no different.

I went into the theater expecting great things from It (2017), and I was not disappointed. I was, however, very much surprised.

Hi. I saw this movie about four hours ago, as of the writing of this review, and I’m still traumatized. Join me under the cut to find out why this is such a good thing.

SPOILER WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 2×19: “Back To Normal”

It’s all George this week on Flashcaps because Becky was at Dragon*Con ACTUALLY MEETING JOHN WESLEY SHIPP OMG anyway while I die of jealousy read this recap of CW’s The Flash.


This week, I’m riding solo.

No, I said riding so– wait, never mind, I don’t want to see the pic that comes after that.

Spoilers under the cut.
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 2×18: “Versus Zoom”

Where does one even get life-sized cardboard cutouts of an otherdimensional serial killer’s dead parents? This question and more goes completely unanswered in this week’s recap of CW’s The Flash.


GEORGE

We start this week with the origin of Hunter Zolomon.

Spoilers under the cut.
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 2×17: “Flash Back”

I’d like to see you guys try to come up with clever introductory text while you’re not feeling all that well, is all I’m saying before this week’s recap of CW’s The Flash.


BECKY

So we kick off the episode with Barry regretting how once again Barry has messed up by trusting the wrong person. The wrong villain speedster.

Spoilers under the cut.
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[Review] The Flash (2014) Episode 2×16: “Trajectory”

Wow, they coulda had a V8 and saved themselves a lot of trouble in this week’s recap of CW’s The Flash.


GEORGE

This episode of The Flash is about deception, whether it’s self-deception or deceiving others.

Spoilers under the cut.
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