Blerd History Month: Static Shock

Static Shock was one of first black heroes I was aware of. Back when I was in primary school Static Shock was one of many after school cartoons to choose from. I never chose it though. In my defense this was the era of Animanics and Freakazoid. A bit about Static Shock: Static Shock is a DC Comics character created by Dwayne McDuffie, Robert L. Washington III, and John Paul Leon in 1993. Static’s alter ego, or real name, is Virgil Ovid Hawkins and he’s usually a good guy on a team of youths. He recently made his debut as a powered up character on

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Is Halo the only franchise without the persecuted Girl Gamer nonsense?

I play Halo 4 every Friday with friends and copious amounts of liquor. Before Halo 4 we played League of legends and before that, Halo: Reach. And before that Monday Night Combat… Thing is, in all my gaming, I rarely –almost never–encounter the atmosphere of the persecuted girl gamer. Oh, I’ve been the persecuted noob, feeder, and betrayer. But that’s founded in my opinion. I can be inventive kinds of shitty1. Fortunately I’ve only have a few occasions where I needed to mute, report, or stop playing with someone for being overly sexist or blatantly racist. For an entire game

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