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On An Oral History Of Gawker, By Reddit

This is hilarious. I went to Reddit for the first time in literally months yesterday because someone was apparently trash-talking me there in a thread about...Gawker. Decided I still wasn't aspie enough to make sense of their interface, and left.

Posted on January 28, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0

On 50 Shades Of “Argh”

This is didactic, I know, but "argh" is actually an okay word in British English, where it is pronounced like an emphatic "ah." You begin to see where it fits?

It's like "er," which also occurs a lot in books, but which people in North America never say unless they learned to talk from books, like a fucking wolf in the forest or something. In Amercia and Canuckistan, we say "uh" like intelligent people.

Posted on June 3, 2012 at 11:17 pm 1

On Chupacabras Recreating In Texas Park

Did you know there's an actual stuffed Blue Dog? http://www.forteantimes.com/features/fbi/6298/texas_blue_dogs.html

Posted on June 3, 2012 at 11:08 pm 0

On When "Trigger Warning" Lost All Its Meaning

@The Dependent Clause Yes, this exists. Newspapers don't want to use it, of course, because it costs money to buy, costs money to run, and screaming racism is always good for hits as long as it's in the comments section.

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 11:28 am 1

On When "Trigger Warning" Lost All Its Meaning

Wait...isn't EVERY post on Jezebel labeled "TRIGGER WARNING" by default?

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 11:27 am 2

On Cop-Taunting Is Tacky

Nowadays you need to use a skim latte and a low-fat muffin. But you only catch bike cops.

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 12:09 am 0

On "You don't have to move to Silicon Valley to date the next Mark Zuckerberg."

They're all twentysomething, so why do they all look fortysomething?

Posted on March 8, 2012 at 11:21 pm 1

On The Night Occupy Los Angeles Tore Itself In Two

WAIT. WAIT.

Do you seriously mean to say that people in the US rent hotel rooms just to smoke weed?

Posted on October 29, 2011 at 10:44 pm 2

On Sexy Snape In Love: Five Secondary Characters Who Dominate 'Harry Potter' Fan Fiction

And don't forget Julian Assange:

Yer a Wizard, Julian

No, seriously.

Posted on July 18, 2011 at 11:44 pm 0

On My Ten-Point Action Plan for Spending One Million Dollars at Tiffany

@Gloria Dube@facebook I think I must have one of those. I seriously must.

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 9:34 pm 0