There’s bits of everything and all kinds of people in blogs as in life. The worse possible proof comes today with some crazy ass morons threatening Kathy Sierra using some disgusting, frightening, shameful, depraved language and actions. Free speech my ass.
I hope this doesn’t silence Kathy, one of the most interesting and positive voices on the web. Hang in there seems very small in such a situation but yeah, hang in there.
[Update] A couple of related posts you should read; Shawna, danah.
[Update 2] A balanced overview of the whole thing.
While the comments directed at Kathy clearly over-stepped a line of taste (and lawfulness for that matter) it’s important that we understand the allegations in their full context.
I suggest you check out Chris Locke’s perspective: