UNGOOD: The Guardian reports that the word TASER is now joined the SJW's long list of terms that must not be used, because the device's name was inspired by the science fiction novel Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle; or, Daring Adventures in Elephant Land, published in 1911, about ivory hunting in Africa.
WIB: The Telegraph Times reports that Men in Black 4 will have a female agent as part of the movie's cast. Will Smith appears to be having nothing to do with the sequel.
SJW ACCEPTABLE COLORS: California's Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a prohibiting the term "Redskins" for naming mascots or team names in state public schools. Perhaps the California schools currently using the rerm Redskins could replace their old team images and names with science fiction aliens from Mars. Call 'em the Mars Greenskins.
ROCKET CITY: This event on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at the US Space and Rocket Center runs from 9am to 5pm showcases inventions made in Huntsville, Alabama.
SMALL CON: Schoff Promotion hosts a one-day Comic Book Show in Annandale Virginia at the Annandale Virginia Fire House Expo Hall on Saturday, November 28, 2015. Quick observation: Visiting their website is kinda like time traveling.
LASFS: The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, Inc., will host LosCon 42 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott on November 27 to 29, 2015. The Convention theme for this year is Hitchhikers Guide to LosCon, and the Writer Guest of Honor for the convention is Jim C. Hines.
SCIFI CON: Starbase Indy takes place at the Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, Indiana, on November 27 to 29, 2015.
ORWELLIAN: The Speculative Literature Foundation is fostering racial and gender discrimination in its new SLF Diverse Writers and Diverse Worlds grants promoting special "identities" and SJW worldviews over storytelling ability and merit.
1. A robot may not look like a man.
2. A robot must not mansplain or use male pronouns.
3. No sexbots!!!
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