IT’S OFFICIAL: Movie Bob Fired From The Escapist

Readers who’ve been with me more than a few weeks will recall a post I published on January 21st. In it, I cited another online outlet saying that Bob “Movie Bob” Chipman had been shitcanned from The Escapist. He laughed at the reporting, and said it was a fantasy. He also took shots at my site for spreading it. Well, today, it can be CONFIRMED: Movie Bob is out at The Escapist. 

How can I confirm it, you ask? I’m just you everyday, average, tabloid-running muckraker. Well, I didn’t have to do any work today. The fat bastard confirmed it himself: Selection_999(258)

Immediately after saying he was going to log off for the weekend, he plugged his book, PayPal, and future Patreon. Fuck, that was a short ass weekend:

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I don’t know what to say about all this, except to tell you that I am tickled pink that this happened. He made a big deal out of trying to make me look like an idiot for my last report, even though I clearly stated that it was based on another published report, and could not be confirmed. As it turns out, CraveOnline Media was exactly right. I want to tip my hat to those guys as well.

As for Movie Bob, goodbye, and good riddance. If any of you have some Bob the Boob memories to share in the #BasedCommentSection, please feel free to do so. And no, I don’t feel sorry for this lying fuck in the slightest. People who compare me to violent segregationists get zero fucking sympathy from me. I might dig that screen up and add it to the comments myself, come to think of it.

Anyway, he’s gone (for now lol).tumblr_mjtzloWrMO1s0pj15o1_500

 

 

 

UPDATE: Not a good look, Bob…

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Ethan Ralph

Founder, Owner, & Editor-in-Chief of TheRalphRetort.com. Political fiend, gamer, & anti-bullshit.

  • Nin

    Bah, I have a feeling he’ll do well on Patreon; nothing we can really do about that.

    I’m curious as to how far SJW pity money can be spread thin. I feel like there will be a breaking point eventually, and all of these Patreons will stop being useful. Inb4 they are avoiding taxes. It’ll probably take a few years at least though.

    • Anon

      I don’t care about redistribution of SJW wealth. This applies to everyone—LWs, Sterling, Sark, everybody. The total pool of SJW money decreases, however much they may shuffle it.

  • Thomas Fairfield

    I can credit him for attacking the Bechdel Test, if nothing else.

  • Ryan Arko

    I loved that these people are so predictable, that right after I thought “when is he going to e-beg,” the article immediately explained that he e-begged. Bob, if you don’t have a job, then what exactly are we supporting production wise? Is he like Randi Harper where he thinks it’s legit work bitching on Twitter?

  • King of Zeroes

    Don’t worry Movieboob, I’m sure your Politically Correct Master Race will heave your massive ass up on their shoulders and Patreon you into a void of obscurity.

  • The Bechtloff

    Since we’re sharing Movie Blob stuff here’s my recent review of his book. http://www.reaxxion.com/4707/the-disappointment-of-moviebobs-book-smb3-brick-by-brick

  • Jimmy Park

    The sites are finally starting to see that lies and shitting on your reader base is bad for business. Who knows if they care about their base but they sure do care about their clicks.

  • Jamaduck
    • USKensington

      You know, in spite of everything, I think she’s very pretty.

      • Lev Bronstein

        She has a rat face.

      • Dick Gozinia

        Into ugly chicks much?

        Shes a rare combo: ugly in body, mind, and soul. Only makes sense imps like MovieBob would hang with her.

      • The Bechtloff

        She might be cute, if she wasn’t so clearly dead behind the eyes.

      • Admittedly, this does appear to be one of her better pictures (Bob doesn’t look that bad in a suit, either). ‘Course, when the most commonly distributed image of her are the thumbnails to her YouTube videos, which really accentuate her hugeass lips, disgustingly smug smile, and utterly tacky hoop earrings, it isn’t so hard to make oneself look better by comparison.

      • A Real Libertarian

        Butterface!

        Seriously, she is apparently incapable of not sneering.

        • SiliconNooB

          If I found it that easy to con hundreds of thousands [if not millions] of people then I’d probably be wearing a sneer 24/7 also…

      • Musclewizard

        She’s ok in some pictures I guess. But I have to be honest here and say that what I begrudgingly admire her for is being such a good con artist. You can see she’s way smarter than those average SJWs on the internet. I just wish she had used her mind control powers for good instead of trying to profit from pandering to social justice drones.

        • ThatGuy

          I’m pretty sure Sarkisian is pulling the most epic long con against a mark that no one else realized was a mark. As much as I hate what she does, in some ways, I think her actions are exponentially more damaging to the SJW crowd than anything else.

          In truth, if I had been her, and had her skills, looks, background, advertisement accumin, and cunning, I’d have done the exact same thing she did.

          She’s not an ally to the SJW, neoliberal, post-modernist fools. She is a wolf in sheep’s clothing, and is feasting on their bloated underbellies. My guess is that in the space of 5 years, she’ll completely abandon their cause, having accomplished nothing but to help destroy the reputation of feminism as a modern group while making 7 digits off of the worst feminists the philosophy has to offer.

          • Phasmatis75

            I would have nothing but instant respect for her if this was true.

          • Timewarp

            I know a similar person, she made this entire movement called feminism!

          • Aaron Sylvester

            Quite true. Thanks to Anita the the general dislike for SJW’s and “fem-bloggers” basically got hugely accelerated. I’m thankful to Anita for making people sick of this stuff so quickly, the bandwagon may have dragged out for several years longer if it wasn’t for her…

      • testguy111

        but she kinda fucked him and he didn’t have sex with her

        learn, Bob. women are not worth defending. they see it as weakness and as an aggression against them, depending on your looks

      • Paul Abruzzo

        Sarkeesian! My load would like to meet your face! PLEASE COME NOW!

      • GamerGate Developer

        yeah, she was pretty until she started getting fat :/ it kinda ruined her face

      • bryoneill11

        This is the problem with gamers… Every woman is pretty. This is girl is ugly as hell. She is fat and the face looks horrible. Look at her in google images or youtube

    • Dark Lord Ash

      Frankenberry_and_toucan_Sam.jpeg.

    • REAPER

      Gross.

    • Oh Bob, you fat sack of shit. I didn’t realize you were this tall.

      If you weren’t so colossal a faget you could have been so much more, both professionally and in terms of appearance. He’d look like a genuinely decent man in that suit if his head had an actual healthy brain inside.

    • garf02

      IS PABLO ESCOBAR!!! KILL HIM!!, AGAIN!!

    • hefestos002 .

      He looks like he just purchased anita on that one.

    • Hawk Hopper

      Bob is giving the cameraman a thumbs up because it is the first time his fat body has come into contact with a woman.

      • A Real Libertarian

        Looking closely, I think there’s a six inch gap or something between them.

  • MacNillus
  • Jaker_K17

    Well, now that he’s completely irrelevant, lets hope it stays that way. One of many who need to become irrelevant.

  • Here’s the tweet I was talking about…

    https://archive.today/4Ufju

    • D2theP

      What an asshole. #GamerGate isn’t keeping anyone out of gaming, nor are we asking for separate but equal gaming communities. Only in his deranged top are those thing even equatable. I’d still say hi to him if he wise to talk at PAX East, AB, BFIG, BCC, or any New England Con, I can still look a man in the eye even if I find them to be despicable.

  • Shadepariah

    Somewhere deep in the heart of Minnesotah, there’s this guy who looks kind of like the scout in TF2 doing a little dance.

  • Andrew

    Now RadFems and Betas are losing, the tide will change. Just keep an eye on who swapped sides.

  • Silence Dogood

    I don’t know why but all I can think when I saw that headline was, “AMERICA! FUCK YEAH!”. It sucks for someone to lose their job, but fuck that guy. He was full of lies, and hate and thought his beliefs were >>>> facts. Fuck that. Too many people walking around with, “you can’t change what I believe” attitudes. Fuck that noise.

    • REAPER

      Yep yep. True dat. And I gotta say that after reading this article I’m gonna sleep like baby tonight knowing I still have a job unlike that POS Movie Blob. 🙂

  • MeteorMess

    Finally this piece of shit is out The Escapist, sure I’ll visit them more often now. I’m fine with this dude fired, now he can do what he’s born for: the (sjw) beggar.

  • Shane Phillips

    Good on the escapist. First site to really listen to GG’s complaints, and they continue to serve their audience well by firing dumb cunts that have no place writing about people they hate. Good freakin’ riddance.

  • KLLRFRST

    “I’m not going away…you will see more of me now around than ever”

    I don’t think it’s possible to see more of Bob without using surveillance satellites.

    Fat jokes aside, he’ll end up doing nothing but shitposting on Twitter, much like Harper did when she was beached from her job. (OK, that was the last one, I swear)

  • ☆ Cyborgwolf ☆
  • Internet_Zen_Master

    Suggested correction: CraveOnline Media’s report likely has nothing to do with this. Speculation on the GG megathread over on the Escapist is it has more to do with Bob spouting off offensive shit like this yesterday:

    “The only “negative image” anyone is taking away from #SVU is that college-age conservabros who rant about “SJWs” are subhuman shits…”

    [https://archive.today/qUQSA]

  • Cwbintennessee Michael Winton

    Lol, bye Bob

  • Jon

    Game Overeater is out.

    Pop open the champagne, gentlemen. We’ve got some partying to do and Majora’s Mask to play.

    NA-NA-NA NA!
    NA-NA-NA NA!
    HEY HEY HEY!
    GOODBYE!

  • aRunning_Maniac

    And nothing of value was lost. Good riddance.

  • Jak Constantine
  • TetraD20
  • Lev Bronstein

    Hit the road jack and make sure your sorry fatass don’t come back no more.

  • Richard Drakos

    Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy. Good fucking riddance. Yeah it sucks someone lost their job, but he’s gonna have a paetreon and probably rake in several grand a month. Git Rekt Bob.

  • AmazingL4rry

    I think movieblob is going to have a harder time than he believes making it without The Escapist. Honestly I think the only one left over there who coud break out solo and do really well at it is Yahtzee obviously but I suspect he never will simply because he’d probably hate doing or organizing his own admin/company/arrangements too much.

    Blob is an outdated artifact of the previous decade. Much like TGwtG’s Linkara I can’t imagine such a smug juvenile NEET getting as big an e-celeb following today. The competition is simply orders of magnitude fiercer than it was then. Whether Blob realizes that or not I do think he realized the writing was on the wall and that The Escapist is not the SocJus safe harbor it once was. Kudos to Based Archon by the way.

    I expect a sluggish response to his Patreon, despite it inevitably being a part of the Literally Who money juggling network right out the gate. He’s going to hop right onto their sinking ship full time but he’ll be worse off then them because he doesn’t have the right genitals to bring in the pity cash or the TAKE THAT WORLD dollars.

  • BrahmsTwiter

    Bob, got some more bad news for you on your way out. Anita will never…
    ever…
    ever..
    ever…
    fuck you. Sorry pal.

    • Shaun King

      Zoe, however… still a solid maybe.

  • Marcus Lawshe’

    *Sees another anti hit the unemployment list*
    Don’t let the door etc etc yaada yada.

    NEXT!

  • Gordon Freeman

    What a great day. Chipman: out. Brianna Wu gets nuked from Orbit by #basedmilo.

  • A Real Libertarian
  • tz1

    OT, but http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/iPad/Tempo/news.asp?c=63862
    Apple bans pics of games that show guns.

  • Viredae

    Y’know, I think I need to hop back on the escapist, it’s looking more and more nice.

  • I guess you did not see bobs new job? https://www.patreon.com/creation?hid=1694385

  • REAPER

    Adios Movie Blob, you will not be missed. And remember I like my burgers at Five Guys well done LOL! Oh, and next time that POS Movie Blob tells someone to grow up then just show him this:

    • freelancepimp .

      That has pedophile written all over it.

      • REAPER

        Well, to be fair, as much as I loathe Bob Chipman I wouldn’t go as far as to calling that POS a pedophile.

        This unBEARable faggot pic however (even though the top one is a dog) DOES have pedophile written all over it:

  • Sevuz

    Never fun when someone loses their job. But from what I have seen of Bob boy here, I say he had it coming.

  • SiliconNooB

    Good riddance of a turd!

  • Bob: Me getting fired is just another GG wet dream.
    >Gets shitcanned.
    Bob: It’s not like I got fired because of GG or my poor behavior.

    Are you in denial there, mate?

  • HohenheimOL

    I think his firing had to do with his content being largely third-rate nostalgia critic character skit worship. As fucked up as his twitter commentary was, the quality of his actual work is somehow even worse.

  • Toastrider

    Kinda sad really. I enjoyed some of his Big Picture vids; his Futurecops one cracked me up, and the discussions about the fucked up state of Hollywood accounting (and how it actually retards innovation) were pretty spot on. It’s a shame he decided to go swim in the deep end of the pool and come out a monster.

  • Phasmatis75

    “It has nothing to do with Hashtags or behavior”. Well at least he’s telling the truth there. Despite his sordid reputation with Gamergate that probably wasn’t why he got fired. His anti consumer rhetoric and lack of integrity probably are what got him fired.

    When he went on a rant about Ralph being full of shit, when Ralph was only reporting on other news, his bosses probably slammed their fists down on their desks shouting profanities. Remarking on the kind of behavior they warned him about, and then canned him. I kid of course, there probably were new stipulations that like Jim he didn’t want to make, but unlike Jim he needed Escapist because he doesn’t have the unjustified popularity that Jim does.

  • Timewarp

    Well this doesn’t make you look petty, also if you were following Bob then you’d know that he’s actually asking people not to stop following The Escapist as a result of him being fired and that people stop insulting them since he still knows a lot of good people who work for them.

    Be honest. The real reason you hate Bob is the same reason every one of his critics hate him, he was against Gamergate from the very beginning and all of you made it your personal mission to destroy him. He was fired because Defy media needed to make cuts, it had NOTHING to do with your personal vendetta. If you want to delete my comment go ahead, in the words of George R.R Martin “When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say”

    • Toastrider

      You might want to rethink that last bit in light of how pro-GGers have been treated by Twitter, Reddit, etc.

      Believe what you will. But it’s remarkable how many people suddenly ‘saw the light’ when their pocketbooks got targeted.

      • Timewarp

        Because Gamergaters haven’t done their fair share of attacks on anyone right? This whole thing is a mess because of people on both sides who would rather resort to personal attacks then debate with the other side.

        • ThatGuy

          Attacks are one thing. We never advocated censorship. For you to get up and pretend at martyrdom by quoting a guy who would probably piss in your wine if he knew you at all.. well.. as mentioned, it doesn’t go over well when you preach that shit to people who have suffered one of the greatest bouts of censorship in 21st century western culture.

          • Timewarp

            Tyrion Lannister or George R.R Martin? Because the latter is actually a really nice guy according to everyone who’s met him. Nobody is advocating censorship here, just suggesting that social sites not allow people to use their sites who send hateful messages to other people. If twitter were to ban those people from their sites they wouldn’t be invoking censorship, they’d be removing people they see as making their site look bad.

            If GamerGate wants to stand for making sure their isn’t any unfair bias in gaming journalism then I’d be ok with that but it doesn’t look good when most of your supporters are attacking small indie guys and girls and ignoring the major corporations such as EA Games, you want to look for guys who use stuff like feminism as an excuse to be jerks then why isn’t EA a target? They get the worst company in America award and start bragging about how it’s because people are too nasty and hate their friendly attitude towards the LGBT community.

            It’s hard to be on GG’s side when you have supporters creating conspiracy theories and sending hateful threats all while ignoring a large amount of corruption coming from the larger companies, you want more support for your side? Wait for one of the larger companies to screw up and call attention to what their doing, no personal attacks, just call them out on what their doing.

            Also stop with the personal attacks or come out against them. Make a point of making a new name for yourselves, Gamergater is tainted. If this really is about what you say it’s about then I’d be more then happy to support you, what I won’t support is the abuse and the hate from both sides of this mess.

          • A Real Libertarian

            Nobody is advocating censorship here, just suggesting that social sites not allow people to use their sites who send hateful messages to other people.

            “We’re not censoring anyone, we’re just purging the wrong-thinkers!”

            Why don’t we ban the God-hating sodomites, Christ-killing Jews, and the disgusting supporters of Negro aggression?

            Maybe it’s because “hateful” is damn ambiguous word, as I’ve just shown.

            If GamerGate wants to stand for making sure their isn’t any unfair bias in gaming journalism then I’d be ok with that but it doesn’t look good when most of your supporters are attacking small indie guys and girls and ignoring the major corporations such as EA Games

            You mean like Tim “$3.3 Million” Schafer?

            Again, coming from the side of Trust Funds and “Blue Collar, Ha Ha Ha!” it rings pretty fucking hollow.

            When you make this argument:

            http://i.imgur.com/ZPthl1A.jpg

            You lose.

            Also stop with the personal attacks or come out against them. Make a point of making a new name for yourselves, Gamergater is tainted. If this really is about what you say it’s about then I’d be more then happy to support you, what I won’t support is the abuse and the hate from both sides of this mess.

            “Change the name! Tainted! I won’t support you! Both sides!”

            If you ever wondered why you AntiGamer shits have been losing since August, that’s why.

            You have been doubling down on your little narrative no matter how many times it’s blown up in your faces.
            How many times has this happened? Too many to count.
            How many times has it been the same issue causing the failure? Nearly all of them.
            How many times have you thought “Maybe we should change tactics”? I don’t know, but I’m betting not many.
            How many times have you changed tactics? None.

            The truth is, gaming doesn’t need you.

            Gaming needs gamers, who pay for the games to be made and appreciate diversity that’s more then merely skin-deep.

            Gaming does not need SJWs who will make demands but won’t pay for them and want a bland monoculture of “acceptable art” dressed up with different accessories of skin color, genitals, and sexual preferences.

            So whine all you want, change is coming, and you can’t stop it.

            So rage, rage, rage at the thought of people being free to decide for themselves, scream at those who form bonds of friendship & love with the “wrong type” of folk, and cry as your little gang of corruption & bigotry is swept away by tide of revolution.

            In the end we shall overcome.

            Because our predecessors all the way back to humanity taking its first steps upright have always won.

            So why would now be any different?

          • Timewarp

            1. So comparing me to the worst humanity has to offer? That’s not inflammatory
            2. I never named any names, you’re just assuming I’m counting Tim as one of those indie devs
            3. The truth is gaming doesn’t need this, what we’re doing right now. It doesn’t need the hate, it doesn’t need the abuse. You accuse me of having this rage when so far you’re the person who has attacked with arguments that don’t even apply to me while dressing me and anyone who dares have the same opinion as a gang trying to ruin everything.

            and why? Why the threats? Why the aggression? Why the escalation? I’m not Anti-Gaming, I’m not even Anti-Gamer. I just want this to go back to before the entire community decended into screaming matches every time someone presented an opposing opinion. We won. We can stop going to war every time someone disagrees with us.

          • A Real Libertarian

            1. So comparing me to the worst humanity has to offer? That’s not inflammatory

            Look, this way have gone over your head, but Gays are not motivated by a desire to corrupt & harm children, Jews didn’t kill Jesus, and Black people aren’t mindless aggressive animals.

            Now do you see where “it’s not censorship if we’re silencing bad people” leads?

            It leads to everybody trying to silence their enemies because they believe themselves to be “The Good Guys”.

            TL;DR: Assuming you’re morally correct and can decide who to censor? That’s totally not arrogant or anything.

            2. I never named any names, you’re just assuming I’m counting Tim as one of those indie devs

            Then who are you talking about?

            If you can’t name names, then why should anyone believe you?

            and why? Why the threats? Why the aggression? Why the escalation?

            Because a combination of Cluster B Personality disorders, Mommy & Daddy giving them whatever they wanted growing up, and a history of people letting them escape consequences for their actions due to them playing the victim, and the inevitable corruption arising from those, has rendered the SJWs & Journos of AntiGamer incapable of understanding why any of that is wrong.

            So they spew threats, attack even their own allies, and keep doubling down because not only are they incapable of understanding that it’s morally wrong, but they are incapable of understanding that it’s ineffective too.

            I’m not Anti-Gaming, I’m not even Anti-Gamer. I just want this to go back to before the entire community decended into screaming matches every time someone presented an opposing opinion. We won. We can stop going to war every time someone disagrees with us.

            We were going to war the instant AntiGamer attacked us, the instant they decided corruption & ideology was more important then ethics & art, the instant the “Gamers Are Dead” articles dropped and they decided to destroy their own base (P.S. if you’re going to claim “that’s not what they meant!” read one before you start lecturing).

            So that’s why we fight, and you can either join us, become an enemy, or stay out of the fight.

            So what’s it gonna be?

    • A Real Libertarian

      The real reason you hate Bob is the same reason every one of his critics hate him, he was against Gamergate from the very beginning and all of you made it your personal mission to destroy him.

      It’s actually because he’s every negative American stereotype made flesh.

      Ignorant, fat, arrogant, a bully, a coward, a bigot, thinks the world needs him to tell them what to do, and convinced there’s secret messages in the TV.

      He was fired because Defy media needed to make cuts, it had NOTHING to do with your personal vendetta.

      Let’s pretend that this is not merely plausible, but true (Pro-Tip: It’s not).

      So what? Our enemies are dropping one by one, and we should be mad because we’re not defeating them?

      You really don’t have a clue how war works, do you?

      If you want to delete my comment go ahead, in the words of George R.R Martin “When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say”

      Pro-Tip: Delivering a lecture about how important free speech is when the only people censoring others is you, and only people being censored are those you’re lecturing goes over about as well as a lecture about how genocide & warmongering are wrong, delivered from the defendants dock in Nuremberg.

    • bryoneill11

      thats exactly what anti gamer gate is doing. Every news and blog out there and every video. Even Colbert and comedy central removed the comment section. First was Joystiq and we need them all out of jobs. kotaku and polygon next

  • Shogun1x

    Another one bites the dust. The guys just keep digging themselves into a hole.

  • Freeman

    Someone, please, shed a tear for Bob…

    Let the water dry and add the salt to the pile that is Bob “Good Target” Chipman.

    Good days ahead.

  • Matt

    This is my first time on this site, and will no doubt my last. I came to this link only because of wanting more details on the firing of Bob Chipman. A internet personality I have been hostile towards for several months on his vast hypocritical and anti-educational stances as well as the bullying he inflicts on others on the platforms the Escapist gave him.

    While on this site, it appears I accidentally found the flipside of the coin. I see nothing on this page but people who may dislike Chipman, yet act just as immature as he does. The very post in this page nearly gave me a headache with the insults and bullying aimed over the matter. I should know as someone who’s posted countless times on how I think Chipman needs better education before being allowed to post such things, but now I think that doctrine needs to be applied to just about every poster on this page.

    Looking over a multitude of the hostility seems to beg a question of this “Gamergate” ideal, which to my knowledge is a fringe sociological idea that has it’s plotted vantage points. To that I don’t see much point in attacking it’s merits. Do i agree with them? No, but I see how it took it’s data and got where it did. I take it that kind of thinking or logical approach is far beyond the most common poster here?

    I thank the writer for the little more information that was provided but feel the type of poster here is one I will never agree with and will never want to improve themselves to think better or act maturely. And if that is the case I don’t really care to ever engage it any more in my life that I already have. Thank you and goodbye,

    • A Real Libertarian

      Nice try shill.