You may recall Travis Corcoran, erstwhile blogger and founder of the online comics store heavyink.com, the guy who saw fit to post some advice to would-be assassins immediately after the Giffords shooting. Under the title "1 down, 534 to go" Corcoran wrote (on his now-defunct blog):It is absolutely, absolutely unacceptable to shoot “indiscriminately”.
It is absolutely, absolutely unacceptable to shoot “indiscriminately”.
Whenever something really appalling happens -- the kind of thing that ought to shock us all out of our petty factions and unite us in horror and grief -- somebody always has to step up to show us how cool they are by being an asshole about it.
This week, that asshole is Travis Corcoran, a/k/a tjic, founder of the Arlington-based heavyink.
Updated 3:20 pm What we're reading today. [Got links we should see? Tweet them @bostonphoenix or add in the comments.]
Accomplice theory ruled out: "second" man was innocent cab driver. [NYTimes Caucus Blog]
According to screenshots of his MySpace Page, alleged assassinator Jared Lee Loughner appears to have been a fan of prog-hardcore band Fear Before the March of Flames
Are Tea Partiers and right-wing Republicans responsible for the horrifying violence we saw yesterday in Arizona? Of course they fucking are. And you don't have to be the sheriff of Pima County to know that.
Let's start with Sarah "Don't Retreat, Reload" Palin -- who cemented her own guilt when she pulled this down from her site before pausing to tap out a fake apology on Facebook.