Critical Hits and Misses #76

  • is offering a humongous bundle simply called A Good Bundle for minimum asking price $20. The bundle includes games like Gone Home, Proteus, Killing Time at Lightspeed, NORTH, Depression Quest and more. All of the proceeds will be split 50-50 between Planned Parenthood and ACLU. The offer ends on November 29. (Dominik)

  • President Obama honors Ellen for her bravery in publicly coming out back when it wasn't socially acceptable to do so, and thus paving the way for LGBTQ rights. Spoiler alert, Ellen and Obama be like, "I'm not crying, YOU'RE crying..." (Ivonne)

  • It's almost Black Friday in the US, the busiest shopping day of the year, and you know what that means, right? That's right, for us progressives, it means making informed choices on where we spend our money. Think Progress has a list of suggested stores that treat their workers like human beings. (Critical Writ staff)

For today's musical hit, we have Kate Bush's "And Dream Of Sheep." (Ivonne)

Today's critical roll:

1. Because we're in need of it, let's talk positive. What's been a positive thing that you've seen happen? Whether in your personal life, or in the public arena, in politics or in pop culture... give us something to cling to in this dark time.

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