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On Let's Choose Our Next Metric Very, Very Carefully

Medium is going for the slow reader demographic.

Also, how is it possible that they didn't realize longer high quality posts would get less traffic than short clickbait?

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 11:25 am 0

On Alexander Shulgin, 1925-2014

*Waves glow stick sadly, hugs strangers.*

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 11:10 am 0

On How to Make a Good Salad Without Dumb Leaves

@Charlotte Flax: Salad zionism.

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 4:15 pm 2

On Changes At The Awl

"More From the Awl" links on this article"
"A Beta Male Journeys Through the Femireich"
"A Certain Type of Male Thinking: An Interview with Adelle Waldman"
"The Bros Who Inherited the Earth"
"Music Recommendations Good"

"Around the Web" links:
"Steroid Alternative Flying Off Shelves"
"10 second trick for free testosterone boost"
"Trainers Hate Him"
"10 Movies So Bad They Killed Careers"

I'm not sure what kind of sexy demographics The Awl is going after now.

Posted on May 29, 2014 at 5:01 pm 1

On Talking Mongoose Refused To Live As A Prisoner To Your Hidebound Taxonomy

@Gef the Talking Mongoose: It's nice to see you've overcome your preference for orality.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 1:52 pm 0

On Maybe The Internet Will Be Good Someday

But we'll never tire using it for porn.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 1:45 pm 0

On The Adventures of Not All Men

I would like to linger in the rum palace.

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 7:21 pm 1

On What Should We Call The Girls Who Like To Learn?

It's incredible that an "explainer" that includes a bit of the data showing how devastating the effects of poverty and racism are, somehow brings it all back around to simply "fidgety boys."

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 6:51 pm 0

On If We Ignore Our Decrepit Bridges They Will Heal On Their Own, Right?

It's just basic free market economic theory. When a bridge collapses, it's because drivers made a poor consumer choice to use a damaged bridge instead of a well-maintained bridge. Since maintenance costs money, wise consumers will choose to pay exorbitant fees to use a privately-owned non-collapsing bridge. The poors will choose to swim, because they have not performed a proper cost evaluation of their lives vs bridge fees. Thus, an self-regulating economy will eliminate those incapable of functioning within it, and we are one step closer to our libertarian utopia.

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 3:28 pm 1

On Intrepreneurial Disrupters Zig Towards Taco Innovation

"The menu also includes shakes spiked with beer, such as the 'Mexican Car Bomb'"
Potentially offensive to both the Irish and Mexicans! These guys really are genius at reaching a wide demographic.

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 2:19 pm 0