hreichgott @hreichgott ?active 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi. My friend Sarah has been advertising Feministing to me since basically forever. Now I have finally gotten around to becoming a reader.
hreichgott commented on the blog post Rethinking ‘Reborn’: Reactions to the shocking subculture of adult doll collecting 9 months, 3 weeks ago · View
I think this weirds people out because of the uncanny valley effect. In kind of an interesting, even literary, way. The dolls themselves fall within the uncanny valley. They look human enough, while being recognizably non-human, to be disturbing. The mothering behavior also falls within the uncanny valley, as it’s mothery enough, while recognizably not [...]