The Science of Hate

Recently, I came across an interesting research paper. It’s interesting because I described it in my book Webtastic Stories: Fear and Loathing on the Internet.  Hate and meaning in life: How collective, but not personal, hate quells threat and spurs meaning in life. “Classic and contemporary perspectives link meaning in life to the pursuit of … Continue reading The Science of Hate

Farewell 2022, Hello 2023

Welcome to Amazing Gaming Productions; I am Mark. I am a big deal here since I am the lone employee and boss of the joint. Welcome to my 2022 celebration blog! This year was harrowing. I remembered this time last year. I said I wanted to accomplish a few things because I had so much … Continue reading Farewell 2022, Hello 2023

Webtastic Stories Release

A journey of 1,000 miles begins and ends with a single step. After almost 20 months of writing, editing, cover design, learning self-publishing and countless other tasks, Webtastic Stories: Fear and Loathing on the Internet is out! You can purchase it from the following sources : Amazon iBooks I hope you enjoy the hard work … Continue reading Webtastic Stories Release

A Webtastic Story, Internet Drama and New Conservatism

Every week there is some new controversy in the world and communities. And 95% of these controversies can be summed up in the old “Culture War” con that TwitterBrains parrot all the time. “Their side is destroying everything we hold dear, and we have to stop them!” What a shit deal, no thanks, I can … Continue reading A Webtastic Story, Internet Drama and New Conservatism

Webtastic Stories – The Truckers, the Clown, and the Leader

Joe the Trucker was racing down the highway. All his Twitter feeds told him to be at the ambassador bridge. He was going to fight the New World Order. He would never take the vaccine because it is poison. They want to kill humanity, and he can be a hero. The only thing he needs … Continue reading Webtastic Stories – The Truckers, the Clown, and the Leader

Webtastic Stories Forward

Do you remember Oct-Nov 2019, and all the blue check marks on Twitter said the Joker movie would inspire dozens of mass shootings because it is about white male rage?1 Pepperidge Farm remembers! To understand why people bought that particular piece of Internet gossip, I will interview Grog, the Fisherfolk. He lived three thousand years … Continue reading Webtastic Stories Forward

Webtastic Stories – Prime Minister JT

Unless you’re hiding under a rock, you know about the Truckers for Freedom rally in Ottawa. I applaud them for their courage to come together and voice their grievances about mandates. On January 15th, Justin Trudeau implemented something problematic. Truckers will have to prove they are vaccinated to make deliveries across the border. When 90%+ … Continue reading Webtastic Stories – Prime Minister JT

Weird Tribalism – a Webtastic Story

One of the things that makes me laugh about the Internet is how bizarre tribalism is and how reality-denying it becomes. I expect if people got off social media, they wouldn’t know what to do with themselves! Case in point, a righteous anti-racist verbally assaulted one of the writers I follow on Twitter for a … Continue reading Weird Tribalism – a Webtastic Story