#34 Alexander Macris

Hello. After much soul searching I’ve decided it is time to re-release this episode. I’m certain this will cause some undue stress for some people and bring smiles to the faces of others. If it disappoints you, I’m sorry, but I think this deserves to be out there. I have not changed my stance on playing or purchasing ACKS. If I do, you’ll be the second to know.

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3 thoughts on “#34 Alexander Macris”

  1. Thank you for posting this again. I hate the idea of putting content down the “Memory Hole” on principle alone, and I’m glad you reconsidered.

  2. I respect your feelings re: artistic integrity, and I recognize how frustrating it must have been to have decisions about your work made by a third party.

    That said, I wish you hadn’t reposted this. There are a number of things I could say – I’m sure you’ve heard most of them. But ultimately I think it comes down to this: Macris’s work in supporting Gamrgate and Milo Y served to push folks out of the public sphere. It served to marginalize folks already marginalized. And I think it’s work that’s antithetical to your values. Mr. Hobbs’s Gameborhood has always been (at least to me) about hearing from a bunch of folks, about cheering on new takes and different perspectives. But Macris’s work with Milo was designed to do the opposite.

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