Mike Crumplar, otherwise known as m.crumps is a left-leaning DC-based author, copy-editor of The American Conservative, failed podcaster, social anthropologist, and blogger who has written extensively about incels, and has a particular fascination with Elliot Rodger, Incel Wiki, Slajov Zizek, and gentrification of incel spaces.
He considers Elliot Rodger's manifesto a serious work of literature and compares it to Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground. He believes that Dostoevsky might compare Elliot Rodger to a Jesus figure, and would cite Elliot as 'crucified by Americans'. He believes Elliot Rodger was a byproduct of 'a racist and inegalitarian society'.
He believes the media overestimates the white makeup of incel forums, and the propensity of non-whites to act 'hateful'. He also believes your average self-proclaimed incel generally fits the police profile of a potential lone-wolf terrorist. He further states he believes society creates what most people know as incels rather than any conspiratorial force or forum.
He had this to say about Incel Wiki and incel forums:
“”This science always bends around to reinforce their own suffering—every bit of knowledge contains the pang of hopeless longing, always reminding them of what they do not have, that they will never fuck. It is a pornographic encyclopedia of sex by people who will never experience it. Many of the incels’ insights are not actually that wrong in and of themselves. It is that they are pieced together in such a way that it always turns out wrong in the big picture. They often make fascinating, brilliant, truly literary insights into everyday life, insights that cut beyond the chatter of “normie” liberal bourgeois ideology. They catalogue the ways that people are always lying to themselves, that social norms are elaborate alienating systems of deceptions, and so on. They often seem so lucid, so close to understanding everything, before fading back into conspiratorial psychosis.
He believes society will orient itself around incel culture, particularly after recent events. And that incels will become cool and sexy, by bourgeois appropriation of spaces where incels gather.
He considers the blackpill the beginning of a full fledged philosophy about desire in general never being quenched.
Mike self-identifies as 'Freudo-Marxist', writes mostly about left wing politics, and seemed to mildly anticipate the election of Trump as a reaction against negativity and insincerity in the social justice movement.