What I’ve Been Reading: July 15, 2018

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Weekends are for burning things to the ground, especially if you’re angry that Croatia just lost the World Cup final. Me, I’m not angry, just disappointed. So instead of burning things down, I’m going to share links with y’all. Let’s talk about gay history, vision, and the alignment of city streets. More


What I’ve Been Reading: July 1, 2018

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Happy Canada Day to y’all! I have limited time this week, so you’re getting limited commentary. We’re talking about Animorphs, Pixar, and the never-ending culture wars.

Okay. Fine. Let’s Take Sex Redistribution Seriously.

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I’m writing this post against my better judgment. Luckily, no one reads this blog, so it’s unlikely to generate any controversy.

Over the past few weeks, in the wake of violent attacks by self-proclaimed “incels” (chief among them Toronto van rampager Alek Minassian), several prominent Internet figures (who shall remain nameless) have floated the idea that giving them access to sex through “sex redistribution” could have prevented the tragedies. The idea was roundly (and justifiably) ridiculed, but you know what? Let’s take it seriously for a second. Let’s do a thought experiment and see where it leads us. (Spoiler alert: nowhere good.) More

What I’ve Been Reading: June 17, 2018

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We’ve got a lot to cover this week, so let’s get started, shall we? Read on for pieces on Anna Delvey, Amy Bishop, and other people you haven’t heard of. More

What I’ve Been Reading: May 27, 2018

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Let’s boogie down with some links, shall we? Today, we’re talking about NXIVM, K-pop, and African gray parrots. More

What I’ve Been Reading: May 13, 2018

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Back from the dead, I’m back from the dead, I’m back from the dead… More

What I’ve Been Reading: April 29, 2018

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A short one this week. Basically no commentary. More

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