Newswire: Roxane Gay is not impressed that Simon & Schuster dumped Milo Yiannopoulos
Yesterday, the Ghostbusters 2-esque river of slime that flows out of ironic Trump Nazi Milo Yiannopoulos’ mouth finally became cause for concern for publisher Simon & Schuster, who decided to call in a plumber and flush Yiannopoulos’ book Dangerous from its publishing schedule. Which is cool and all, but Bad Feminist author Roxane Gay—who pulled her new book How To Be Heard from the company to protest its support of Yiannopoulos last month—was, to say the least, not impressed with the timing of Simon & Schuster’s decision. After all, she warned them about the toxic sludge flowing through their company sewer months ago.
Artist’s rendition of Simon & Schuster pulling the plug
In a message posted yesterday on her Tumblr page, Gay called bullshit on Simon & Schuster, noting that, while the company was unable to support an author who advocates—sorry, “makes edgy jokes …