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Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 12 : The Scummy Stalling of the Filibuster is a lot like Winning by Doing Nothing in Mario Party

I presume you’ve heard of the filibuster? A lot of the details are pretty complicated, but to put it simply, it’s a weird stalling tactic in the American legislature involving reading stuff that’s barely relevant. At some point in time, they nerfed the whole thing, and now it’s a lot less infamous and egregious thanContinue reading “Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 12 : The Scummy Stalling of the Filibuster is a lot like Winning by Doing Nothing in Mario Party”

Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 11 : Dress Code Enforcers Might Admire the Eagerness to Report People for Cursing in Your Online Lobby

Dress codes are pretty banal things. Just telling people what to wear. But the reasons for having a dress code, and what to do when somebody defies it, that’s not so banal. And yet, it is banal. Just wanting people to do the thing you told them to. You know that flashy clothes aren’t necessarilyContinue reading “Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 11 : Dress Code Enforcers Might Admire the Eagerness to Report People for Cursing in Your Online Lobby”

Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 10 : Controversial Scientists have the Humble Audacity of Tier Lists (a maddeningly hopeful climax)

I took a class called “Scientific Issues” back when I was in college. It was a philosophy course, I guess. It was pretty engaging. There was some weird logic stuff about “ravenswans”. Debates about “direct observations” with microscopes or glasses. And some general talk about people getting bad vibes from heliocentrism. Perhaps if we hadContinue reading “Spicy Gamer Vibes and the Banality of Karen – Level 10 : Controversial Scientists have the Humble Audacity of Tier Lists (a maddeningly hopeful climax)”

for the hunter in you that can’t be criticized, I offer real criticism, since we long for better vibes, and superior times