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Casey, don't be surprised if you get an email from a Comcast representative regarding your blog post. It's a new company policy to use Google alerts to find anti-Comcast blogs and try and solve the bloggers' problems in order to combat all the negative netroots press. They also have paid trolls leaving pro-Comcast comments, so be on the look-out. I was actually told about this policy last year by someone I know who's connected pretty deeply in the company's customer service dept. That person heard it announced in a meeting. FWIW
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Hey, I posted about this geeky weekend on my blog today too! Except my post is all Burlington, Vermont centric, because that's where I am. S-PGUON
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Hey, I posted about this geeky weekend on my blog today too! Except my post is all Burlington, Vermont centric, because that's where I am. S-PGUON
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I think the current video game scare is most reminiscent of the comic book scare of the 1950s -- Frederick Wertham and EC Comics and the Comics Code Authority and all that. Just as with the comics scare, video games are perceived as being primarily "for kids," which fuels the "protect The Children" flames you so rightly criticize. The adults who rail against GTA would roll their eyes at your suggestion that the games in question are "art" or anything other than prurient trash. The more things change...
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I think the current video game scare is most reminiscent of the comic book scare of the 1950s -- Frederick Wertham and EC Comics and the Comics Code Authority and all that. Just as with the comics scare, video games are perceived as being primarily "for kids," which fuels the "protect The Children" flames you so rightly criticize. The adults who rail against GTA would roll their eyes at your suggestion that the games in question are "art" or anything other than prurient trash. The more things change...
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