This news has gotten around, but far be it from me to avoid public service?ladies and gents, in case you didn’t know, Uwe Boll?”director” of “movies” like Bloodrayne and House of the Dead?has offered to stop making films if this online petition gets one million signatures. Right now, it’s near 140,000; impressive, but not nearly enough. Please sign this, and tell everyone you’ve ever met to do the same.
Incidentally, Uwe has a few thoughts about the petition below:
Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.