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Other Places 2013-2017

Other Places is/was a short film series by Andy “ultrabrilliant” Kelly. Over 4 years, Kelly published over 75 videos showcasing the gorgeous landscapes, cityscapes, vistas and horizons he experienced in videos games.

Watch all the videos on YouTube, or peruse the full list of featured games.

I watched them, Andy. I watched them.

Where the ‘Crisis Actor’ Conspiracy Theory Comes From

Jason Koebler, Motherboard:

The term ‘crisis actor’ has been in the news a lot lately, because conspiracy theorists have accused survivors of the Douglas High School mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, of being actors—people paid to pretend they witnessed a horrible tragedy that actually never happened and was instead staged by the government in order to garner the political will necessary to ban guns.

To be clear, there is no evidence this is actually the case. Conspiracy theorists have questioned the legitimacy of people who lived through a horrific shooting—watched their friends and classmates slaughtered—in an attempt to harass and silence their political activism.

It wasn’t until relatively recently that conspiracy theorists were audacious enough to suggest that terrorist attacks and mass shootings actually didn’t happen at all.

A good backgrounder on the origins of the horseshit “Crisis Actor” conspiracies.

Semi-regular reminder that false-flaggers are scum.