Tag: ableism

Good-Bye, Oracle–Hello, Batgirl

As part of its massive “reboot,” DC Comics will make Barbara Gordon Batgirl again. This means, though that her 20 year history as Oracle, peerless hacker and information broker with an eidetic memory, leader of The Birds of Prey and one of the few examples of a differently-abled […]

Scott Adams, Sockpuppet

Laura Hudson analyzes Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams recent embrace of sockpuppetry as a tool: “[H]e lied to us on the internet in order to hide his obvious personal agenda and conflict of interest. But it’s OK, because all he was trying to do was hide his obvious personal […]