I’m at the airport now and can’t make a proper post about the shenannigans on Something Awful surrounding WisCon but this post may help. I checked out this fucking thread of ignorance and can’t believe some of the bullshit. On about page 2 or 3 they start pulling images from the WisCon Flickr feed and making fun of the people (mostly women) for being fat, ugly, stupid, and more. They even make fun of people’s kids.
Oh, fuck that.
I have a lot of words to say and some actions to do, but I want to say this one thing. I was scrolling through the thread and looking at the pictures and, instead of being ashamed that I associate myself with such people (horrors!), I couldn’t help but think of how beautiful all those images are. They are pictures of beautiful women of all sizes smiling, having fun, loving where they are and what they’re doing. These are the poeple I go to WisCon to be around. And nothing those half-brained monkeys on that forum say can make me feel any different. You wanna call me out as a fat loser? You go right ahead. But it’s plainly evident that I not only have more class than you, I also have a better life and better friends. All the evidence I need to support that statement is my lack of time spent on the internet trolling for pictures of people I don’t know in order to make fun of them for arbitrary reasons.
Get a life, you losers. And coming from a Star Trek fan, that’s fucking sad.
(p.s. Rachel Moss just better be glad I am not still in Madison right now.)