An Open Letter to Bloomberg's Sheelah Kolhatkar, on the Delicate Matter of Anita Sarkeesian

Dear Sheelah Kolhatkar: Yesterday, my attention was drawn to your extraordinary profile of video game critic Anita Sarkeesian, which is to be a cover story in Bloomberg Businessweek. On Twitter I intemperately called it a "grotesquely shoddy work of credulous, ridiculous fangirlism." On reflection, I conclude I did not go far enough.

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CaptainObvious8781397d ago

Long article, but a very good read. It's a pity the mainstream media can't possess even a tenth of this author's critical thinking abilities.

Dark_Overlord1397d ago

Good? This is absolutely amazing! :)

It's so well written and backs up every fact with evidence (something Anita Sarkeesian herself is unable to do XD)

CaptainObvious8781397d ago

True, it's a breath of fresh air in an ocean cesspool of lies and misinformation.

-Foxtrot1397d ago

"In reality, it's not women that some gamers have a problem with: it's people like Sarkeesian and McIntosh. They have claimed hatred of them and people like them is tantamount to hatred of women. But it isn't. People don't hate Anita Sarkeesian because she's a woman: they hate her because they see her as a disingenuous, divisive, sociopathic opportunist"


Hits the nail right on the head, damn this guy is fantastic. He's not scared to speak his mind.