After having their most profitable year yet, Activision Blizzard laid off eight percent of their employees last week.
This week, Russ Pitts, Editor-in-Chief of Escapist Magazine, published an op-ed on a subject that many had not thought about since it occurred almost five years ago, Gamergate.
Fans of the animated series Spongebob Squarepants will have something to look forward to during the halftime show of Superbowl LIII. According to a now removed Facebook post from Rodger Bumpass, who voices Squidward in the show, the halftime performance will feature, at least in some aspect, the “Sweet Victory” performance from Spongebob.
The ad, which you can watch here, covers the subject of “toxic masculinity,” the belief that being masculine bleeds into men’s everyday lives and negatively affects themselves and those around them. The ad features scenes of fighting, bullying and sexual harassment while a voice over talked about the history of “boys being boys.” The ad ends on the narrator explaining that showing boys how to act now is the way to improve men’s actions as a whole, then switches up Gillette’s traditional slogan, “the best a man can get,” for the topical “the best a man can be.”
The legendary Stan Lee has passed away today, after being rushed to the hospital early this morning according to a family attorney. The cause of death is not yet known.