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conspiray theories

Five more conspiracy theories Trump can use to distract the media

May 27, 2020 2:07 pm

November is a long way away

central park karen

In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen

May 26, 2020 5:18 pm

The outrage mob destroys one of its own

joe rogan

What makes Joe Rogan so successful?

May 26, 2020 12:38 pm

No single factor explains it

alison roman

No, Alison Roman isn’t racist

May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

On Twitter, rudeness doesn’t launch a controversy half as well as another R-word

Call Her Daddy hosts Alexandra Cooper and Sofia Franklyn (Barstool Sports)
boogaloo

Who’s afraid of the boogaloo?

May 20, 2020 1:55 pm

Incitements to civil war, no matter how ironic, can be troubling. But state overreactions to perceived extremists tend to be worse

metoo

Rebuilding #MeToo

May 18, 2020 5:44 pm

Just because politics took the movement and made it toxic, doesn’t mean we can’t take it back

jenna ellis

Breaking: social conservative says socially conservative things

May 16, 2020 5:05 pm

CNN KFILE scandalized by Jenna Elliss ‘anti-gay’ positions

google

You’re not special — just ask Google

May 14, 2020 2:10 pm

I have quietly accepted that my interior life (and yours) may be rather accurately guessed at by an algorithm

new normal

The ‘new normal’ in a time of coronavirus

May 13, 2020 4:22 pm

With virtual reality we can not only visit London, New York and Paris, but make them better

fatwa twitter

How can Twitter decide whether COVID news is ‘untrue’?

May 13, 2020 1:11 pm

Even the scientists arent sure

dave rubin

Did Dave Rubin steal the only good idea in his book?

May 8, 2020 6:18 pm

‘I’m writing my book too and I’m not gonna steal “factory settings” obviously...’

intellectual dark web

An autopsy of the Intellectual Dark Web

May 8, 2020 12:16 pm

Two years on from Bari Weisss New York Times essay, there are still several unanswered questions

adele
internet

I survived a 20-minute internet outage during lockdown

May 7, 2020 6:35 am

What if it never works again? What if our infrastructure is finally collapsing? What if this is it?

zoom class

Forget Zoom college: it’s time for America’s youth to embrace entrepreneurship

May 4, 2020 12:04 pm

No one should pay $40,000 a year for an online college degree

TikTok

We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

May 1, 2020 9:36 am

Why were they all jumping on Chinese spyware?

wife

Did anyone really believe what my wife wrote about me?

April 30, 2020 3:45 pm

Spectator writers are almost never in earnest, unless it’s after midnight and we’ve been drinking

read books

Why men don’t read books anymore

April 27, 2020 3:10 pm

Lockdown has been more illustrative of the gender gap in reading than any event I can remember

fake problems

Real problems erase fake ones

April 23, 2020 2:38 pm

Should unemployment skyrocket in the US, the fracas over Confederate monuments will evaporate

chinese twitter

Inside the Chinese Twitter spin machine

April 23, 2020 1:16 pm

Because the Beijing trolls clearly despise Trump’s America, fewer pundits seem to mind

nerd-hack

Dispatches from the Nerd-Hack war

April 22, 2020 10:13 am

The conflict between tech bros and journos rages on

wuhan lululemon

Forget China: people are mad at Lululemon instead

April 21, 2020 6:35 pm

The bat fried rice hits the fan

wood memes

Memes, marvelous memes

April 15, 2020 1:21 pm

Where would we be without this guy?

steak-umm

Burn in Hell, Steak-umm

April 15, 2020 11:41 am

Surely they are the last brand from whom to take lectures about ‘health’ and ‘compassion’