OK, who asked the monkey's paw for a Star Trek vs. Star Wars crossover?
We're still hoping that this all ends with the punchline to Shatner's famous SNL sketch in which he admits he was pretending to be "the evil Captain Kirk from episode 37, 'The Enemy Within.'"
The Billionaire Creator Of Minecraft Sure Loves The C-Word
Markus Persson, who goes by the pseudonym Notch, is one of the greatest success stories in video game history. He emerged from total obscurity to make a little game called Minecraft, which he later sold to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. So what's the creator of your nephew's favorite game up to these days? Mostly sitting alone in his Kardashian palace, calling strangers "cunts" on Twitter.
It didn't bode well when Persson hitched his wagon to Gamergate, the online "movement" against feminism's imaginary war on video games. In May 2016, after going on a tirade against a tweeter who used the word "mansplaining," he decided to coin his own term:
Notching: being deliberately obtuse due to a lack of basic empathy.
#cuntfusing immediately became a trending hashtag on Twitter thanks to Notch's several million followers, but it wasn't an off-the-cuff work of genius punnery. The word "cunt" is pretty much the only insult he knows, and boy does he make the most of it. In June 2017, Notch responded to a tweet by indie game developer Zoe Quinn, the original target of Gamergate. As you would expect from the creator of one of the most groundbreaking contemporary games, his response was creative and original: