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The Border House Podcast – Episode 4: Diversity in a Strange Land
[caption id="attachment_6881" align="aligncenter" width="180" caption="A cover of Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein. Read it!"][/caption] The new The Border House podcast is up! Rather timely indeed, as we talked about the recent inclusion of progressive material at Kotaku and used the opportunity to talk about the relationship between writer, community, and indenity. Discussion about "responsibility" is parsed through and would definitely reflect on recent events. For those who haven't seen, I wrote an open letter to Kotaku here that provoked quite the response. Here is the Judith Butler's mention that popped up in our conversation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Butler#Excitable_Speech:_A_Politics_of_the_Performative_.281997.29 A correction, I was trying to think of HULK GAME CRITIC and mistakenly attributed their criticism to Arkham City to FEMINIST HULK, though the latter is definitely worth following as well. Remember that we are now on iTunes! And here is our RSS Feed Link: http://borderhouseblog.com/?feed=podcast Opening & Closing Credits - Was that away message for me? by 8bit Betty