digital-culture

Why We Can’t Escape the ‘Debate Me’ Dudes

A famous linguist once said that of all the phrases in the English language — of all the endless combinations of words in all of…

A People’s History of the ‘Slav Squat’

Probably without you noticing it, you’ve acquired this stereotype of a young Russian man. He favors Adidas tracksuits, newsboy hats and pointed leather shoes. He…

Can a Woman Actually Go Down on Herself?

Men have a lot of questions about their girlfriends. A search of “What would you do if your girlfriend…” autofills with a few fun searches,…

The ‘Perfect Little Soup Boy’ Was Too Perfect to Be True

Like the tens of thousands of other people who saw it, I was greatly amused and baffled by a viral screenshot from Nextdoor, a social…

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