All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Controversy’

Is Social Media Hurting Our Culture?

With Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other popular social websites woven into both our personal and business lives, it is clear that society has become dependent on social media. Technology companies and marketers are, of course, advocating this dependence since it opens up more opportunities for them. Privacy activists, on the other hand, have touted that concerns exist, but the majority …

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IO Interactive Apologizes For Hitman/Nun Trailer

Stating a desire to capture the grindhouse theme made popular by the exploitation movies of the past, developers at IO Interactive have apologized for their Hitman: Absolution trailer, which leads this post. Given the apparent sexism contained within the trailer, which features a scantily-clad team of female assassins disguised as nuns, the apology was given to address any offense that …

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Jason Alexander Tweets Epic Apology For “Cricket Is Gay” Comments

Last week, former Seinfeld star and current poker fanatic Jason Alexander pissed some people off with some comments he made on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. During the interview, Alexander referred to the sport cricket as a “gay game.” “Have you ever played cricket,” asked Ferguson. “I’ve watched cricket,” said Alexander “Cricket’s an amazing game,” said Ferguson. “It’s …

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Was The Hitman: Absolution Nun Trailer Sexist?

Yesterday, the E3 trailer for the upcoming Hitman: Absolution game hit the streets as companies are eager to build buzz heading into the video game industry’s huge summer expo. By and large, if the YouTube reaction is anything to go by, the trailer has done its job, stoking people’s interest for the return to the life and times of Agent …

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Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed On Facebook?

I am not a father. Because of this, I don’t possess the visceral, instinctual drive to protect my children at all costs. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I’m insensitive to the challenges of protecting kids both online and offline, it simply means that safeguarding a kid’s experience in any activity that they pursue is not always my first consideration. …

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The Great Diablo III Error 37 & Review Debate – Who’s Right & Who’s Wrong?

Let me preface this article by stating, I haven’t played Diablo III, beyond the beta events Blizzard offered to players before its release date. I came away rather unimpressed during these events; but more on that later. Therefore, I can provide little insight into the game itself. However, after seeing the events from the past few days unfold, I can …

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The Avengers Apparently Waged A War On Adopted Kids

Has everyone had the chance to see The Avengers yet? I sure hope so – it’s pure escapism at its finest. Critics and fans agree that it’s a must-see for the summer, so I won’t take any more time participating in the crowded online circlejerk. We all know that the film shattered box office records in its opening weekend, and …

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What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t

A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

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Groupon Lands In Porn Trouble…Again

Just two weeks after daily deals company Groupon drew the ire of an anti-porn group for their porn studio tour offer, they are back, pissing off the same group again with a recent Playboy-themed offer. Earlier in April, Groupon offered a deal to tour a San Francisco armory, which is actually a 200,000 sq. ft. reproduction of an old Moorish …

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Howard Stern Weighs In On The Ted Nugent Scandal

Ted Nugent has been under fire as of late for some particular comments he made about the 2012 election at a National Rifle Association convention – and that’s putting it mildly. Nugent, who has been an outspoken critic of President Obama for some time, went over the line with his most recent comments in the eyes of many. At the …

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