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There Are No More Replies for Reply Guys to Try

Not everything requires a response. I try to remind myself of this pure, crystalline fact each day. The world has gone on turning for eons,…

Alex Jones Is Tearing Apart r/PerfectlyCutScreams, the Funniest Place on Reddit

The subreddit PerfectlyCutScreams was once a pure space filled with fun and happiness. Then the Alex Jones fandom stormed through and set fire to it…

What Does Freedom of Speech on the Internet Mean in a Mass-Shooter World?

In the middle of the night on Sunday, August 4th, the notorious forum site 8chan went dark.  Designed from inception as a safe haven for…

Growing Up on the Radical Hate Internet

Sometime around 2007, from the childhood bedroom of my parents’ house in quiet suburban London, I texted a woman I didn’t know to call her…