the best idea yet for dealing with sexist trolls (and other adventures in social networking)

What my followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ saw today:
• Hey, UK kids! Interested in film? Wanna be on a festival jury? Now’s your chance: Sheffield Doc/Fest Youth Jury

• I still want a Young Han Solo movie. Starring — um — how about Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Nine Star Wars Characters Who Deserve Their Own Movie

• Oh, look! A whole new way in which geeks can be disgusting bigots. Go us! (Not really new, but I just heard about it and why am I surprised, but I am.) (Yeah, her name is Cumberbatch. Bonus points to her for that alone.) I’m a Black Female Cosplayer And Some People Hate It

• Best takedown of a horrific TV ad ever. This Is the Worst Advertising Campaign Ever

• People are talking about #StarWars characters I’ve never heard of. Do I need to turn in my nerd card? #worried

• Dear god no. No. RT @pajiba: Ha! I like what you did there. NOW NEVER DO IT AGAIN. RT @StaxIGN: Ryan Reynolds as Han Solo?

• John Scalzi may have hit on the best idea yet for dealing with sexist trolls. (But it only works if you’ve got money to spare.) Solving My Racist Sexist Homophobic Dipshit Problem

• Your new favorite magazine:

Firefly monthly

(hat-tips for today’s links: io9, ferretgeek)

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