TELL YOUR PUP YOU LOVE HIM

I unfucked various of Jordan Peterson’s terrible PDFs, and made audio files of YouTube interviews nobody in their right mind would sit fixedly at a computer watching.

(If you’re on a podcast or dictating over the phone, joeclark.org/jbp, /jordanbpeterson, or almost anything you could think of, including misspellings, will work.)

Peterson has about $150,000 in annual pledges, but neither he nor his son has acknowledged my many offers to help publish technically correct and usable files. The next things Peterson will screw up are transcripts and captioning despite now positively having the money to do both perfectly. The mark of a great Ph.D. is never ever admitting you don’t know something.

Also: “C‑16” is not written with a hyphen.

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2017.01.07 13:01. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2017/01/07/jbp/

Emoji aren’t enough in the vocabulary of the paralanguage of Instagram. “Blackletter, the folk music of type classifications,” I elsewhere wrote, “can be and is used for basically everything,” from Vietnamese book covers to Vegan Black Metal Chef.

Hence emoji and blackletter are both over. What the kool kidz are using to dogwhistle to each other is runic characters.

  • They indeed exist in Unicode, and they certainly are not a font of Latin type the way blackletter is. They are unrelated letters that do not map one-to-one to English. You cannot write English text in runic. This is hardly stopping neopagans and soi-disant Vikings on Instagram.

    Just a few examples of usernames (look them up yourself; some are even girls) and the deks they wrote to identify themselves to each other:

    jgiraud
    ᛒᛟᚨᚱ᛫ᛚᛟᚱᛞ
    warbeard_actual
    :ᛟ:ᚨ:ᛏ:ᚦ: ⚒ :ᛖᛗᛒᚱᚨᚲᛖ:ᚦᛖ:ᚺᚨᛏᛖ:
    iamtheforest
    ᚨᛚᛖᚲᛋᚨᚾᛞᚱᚨ CTHYLLA rovdjur
    maritarndt
    ᛗᚨᚱᛁᛏ ᚨᚱᚾᛞᛏ die with memories, not dreams
    planetfrost
    ᚨᛒᛚᚾ scandinavian boy. ❄️ just doing my worst.🐇
    thewickedgriffin
    ᚱᚢᚾ᛫ᚨᚾᛞ᛫ᛈᚨᚷᚨᚾ᛫ᛃᛖᚹᛖᛚᚱᛁ Handcrafted Artisan jewelry
    fenrir_kai
    ᚨᛗᚱᛟᛞ ᚲᚨᛁ ᚱᛁᚾᚷᛖᚱᛁᛚ
    ofcelticblood
    ᚨᚾᚾᛖ᛫ᛗᚨᚱᛁᛖ
    valkyriedann
    ᛞᚨᚾᛠᛚᛚᛖ ᛟᚾᛇᛚ 18 • Scottish • Viking Warrior • Norse Mythology • Skål 🗡🍻
    celticsavage15
    ᛏᛁᛗᛗᛦ᛫ᛗᚠᚾ᛫ᛞᚢᛗᚨᛋ 🇺🇸🌹☘️⚜️⚫️⚪️
  • One of Pup Sage’s runic tattoos:

    Runes around bicep

    On his left arm the runes gloss as “Do what ye will” (excerpted in photo). On the right side the gloss is “An[d] it harm none.” (We went over that a couple of times and he checked my notes with his glasses on. I still think it’s “and.”) Sage is quite unequivocal about being pagan.

  • Signpost for the Wolves (“Fools”) of Vinland’s camp, as seen on Jack Donovan’s Instagram.

    Three “words” in runes nailed to a tree in the forest

    (Runes are personally meaningful to Operation Werewolf’s Paul Waggener.)

For Instagram pagans, apart from identifying themselves to each other as pagans, is runic “type” a signal that they’re also pro-white/pro-White/pro-hWite, or white-nationalist or white-supremacist in some way? Pup Sage isn’t. And a lot of these Instagram kidz are Scandinavians (or thus by lineage) and/or goths. Both of those could plausibly adopt runes, albeit for different reasons (heritage and style, respectively), and many in fact really are kids.

I think the answer is no. Runes are merely a clan or tribe indicator. Neither clans nor tribes (cf. Svinfylkin) can exist if everyone can be a member. Nordic pagans and heathens, autochtonously so or self-styled, may wish to set up a badge that makes it clear who’s in and who’s out. And if they’re really Nordic, they’re going to be white.

(I asked JGiraud about the meaning and use of his runes. He isn’t exactly a leader of this movement, if it even is that [it’s more of a practice], but nonetheless he did not respond.)

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.12.30 11:54. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/12/30/pagan-runic/

Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism is a title with something to repel everyone save for the cadre of progressives, career liars, and extremists that are author Tim McCaskell’s base and audience. The book is that subversive’s second de facto autobiography, and if you take it at face value it constitutes a history of gay and lesbian activism in Toronto. So that’s how I’m going to take it.

Here’s McCaskell reading at Word on the Street this year. I am reasonably sure I was seated directly behind Richard Fung, whom I’ll return to later.

Essentially everyone who played any real role in the history recounted in Queer Progress is white, as is Tim McCaskell himself. “White gay men and lesbians built gay Toronto” is a statement of historical fact that, when stated as historical fact, gets your mike cut off at a “community” event. But McCaskell proved it. [continue with “All the white people in Tim McCaskell’s book” →]

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.12.21 14:01. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/12/21/gaytoronto/

Me looking with askance at a microphone in a packed auditorium

(Ernest Doroszuk)

I deny being “lonely.”

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.12.16 15:46. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/12/16/babskay/


  • Front end of deep indigo Golf R
  • Rear side window of silver Citroën SM

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.12.02 14:54. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/12/02/not-matra-simca/

I was ahead of the curve on two right-wing-asshole issues I’ve covered recently. I shouldn’t have been surprised, and neither should you be. [continue with “Ahead of the curve on ARC and Evalion” →]

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.11.28 15:47. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/11/28/arc-evalion/

I enjoy reading Anti-Racist Canada’s little blog. (It’s really all they have and all they do.) I drop them a line from time to time and leave constructive comments on some of their posts, which they read but wouldn’t be caught dead publishing. One such comment (edited):

[D]uring the time I’ve been reading your blog, I have seen scant evidence that ARC operatives have any ambitions beyond, as I like to say, dismantling white supremacy by screencapping Facebook comments. (And – again – that isn’t even the right way to archive them.) Your group’s name is not Anti-Racist Action, and now I see why. You aren’t really committed to action.

I do not really see a difference in kind between Soldiers of Odin Facebook commenters and Anti-Racist Canada bloggers. The term of art here is “keyboard warriors.”

Why did I have to write up a recipe for ARC and likeminded activists to zap Canada’s youngest Nazi? What the hell are you kids doing sitting around all day screencapping Facebook comments?

Now, is it also remotely possible that Ernst Zündel is long gone, white supremacists in Canada have little to no purchase on the public imagination, and, paramount above all, these guys just aren’t remotely the violent skinhead manqués you find in Scandinavia [and Finland]?

And on that last point, upon self-reflection, would you agree that ARC operatives are not remotely willing to do anything in the real world, let alone stand within punching distance of a Soldier of Odin, because you people are fundamentally nonphysical, intellectual, ideological, unable to do shit, conflict-aversive and afraid? And because the dudes in Soldiers of Odin and similar groups are built like a brick shithouse, experienced in fighting, aggressive, and fundamentally unafraid? [continue with “Confidential to anti-racist activists: Purple hair gets you laughed at” →]

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2016.11.18 15:48. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2016/11/18/purplehair/

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