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#STOPCYBERBULLYINGDAYfeatured

I’d like to share my story in support for #stopcyberbullyingday. I’ve been dealing with personal and professional attacks via the internet for the better part of the last year. In that time, I’ve seen at least three people take their lives because of bullying on social media. Here’s what happened to me. I woke up Read more

What Actually Happenedfeatured

The story so far: My name’s Alexis Kennedy. With my fiancée, Lottie Bevan, I run a very small game development studio out of our London flat. I used to own and run another studio, Failbetter Games, which was a little bigger (about half a dozen employees for most of my time there, ballooning to seventeen Read more

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BLOOD SPORT: CALL-OUT CULTURE FROM THE OTHER SIDEfeatured

Update 16/01/2020: I stand by everything I’ve said below, but for a summary of cancel culture that’s 8000000 times better than anything I could produce, take a look at ContraPoint’s ‘Canceling’ video. These last few weeks have been intense. It’s been a wake-up call for me, and a confirmation that some popular forms of feminism Read more

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I don’t hate social media…featured

There’s a trope that comedians are all miserable people and that their sadness contributes to the success of their jokes and how relatable they are. In a way, pretentious as this sounds, the same can be said for marketers, especially those that work with social media. I often joke that I hate social media, but Read more

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Queen Meadhbh: She wants your cows!featured

In a previous episode of Claire Shouts about Irish Badass Saints and Heroes, I mentioned Queen Maeve. She was a very formidable woman in Irish history and lore. CDProjektRed have released a store and featured some merch just for Queen Meve. Now you might have noticed that this particular character has not had her name Read more

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The OG Hound: Cú Chulainnfeatured

Last time I wrote about the badassery of Saint Bríd and this time I’m going to push the Irish history agenda more, but it’s prompted by an unlikely source. I was scrolling through twitter trying to find the dankest of memes for…marketing purposes, when I came across a trailer for Marvelous Games Fate/EXTELLA Yes a Read more

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