Hey, it’s the weekend. LET’S PARTY. Or why don’t we just read some articles on the Web?

  • Beckie Smith of The Independent exposes the racism behind the West’s sexual stereotypes of Japanese culture. (No, the eyeball-licking thing wasn’t real; it was a hoax.) The attribution of the issues of a small segment of a subculture to the entire populace is unhelpful at best and offensive at worst. Video game enthusiasts would do well to read this piece, since “lol Japan” is all too common a sentiment among gamers.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to start a turkey sandwich revival and get some food in my belly.