trolls

The Unheard History of Bodybuilding Forums, as Told by the Trolls and Counter-Trolls Who Made Them Huge

Once upon a time, the forums associated with sites like Muscular Development and Bodybuilding.com offered users everything they could have wanted: an opportunity to interact…

Me and My Troll

Internet commenters, despite being the dregs of the Earth, hold a dear place in my heart. Part of this is a lifelong, anthropological fascination with…

Why Do Some People Get Off on Being Hated?

“This is my stage, this is my theater, you are my puppets!” That’s how former WWE star C.M. Punk turned on his fans, just after…