Isn't this the very thing the West seemingly fails to grasp? In Russia everybody lies about everything and everybody knows that. It is therefore assumed that everybody lies everywhere else as well. Hence the Russian complaints about the referendum in Scotland. "See, they're just as bad as us, only they're not as… » 9/20/14 3:18pm 9/20/14 3:18pm

I don't know, it dawned on me pretty early that Ricky Gervais was an insufferable *bleep* who just had the self-awareness and sense of humour to turn that into a funny character in David Brent. He only half-succeeded in that in Extras, and then I stopped paying close attention. Except for the stuff with Karl… » 9/04/14 2:50pm 9/04/14 2:50pm

Good. I've been an enthusiastic video game player for over thirty years now, and I've never identified as a gamer. The only thing I have in common with some guy who has rape fantasies about Anita Sarkeesian is that we both (presumably) like games, why should I let that guy define the way I or others see me? » 8/29/14 12:47am 8/29/14 12:47am

For future articles involving Israel can't we all just pre-emptively agree that anybody who criticizes Israel is an Anti-Semite and anybody who defends Israel is a genocidal lunatic, and people in the middle are even worse for not taking a firm stance on such an important issue? It would save so much time. » 8/21/14 3:44pm 8/21/14 3:44pm