What I’ve Been Reading: February 19, 2017

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It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these. So let’s do one of these. Read on for pieces about Gamestop, Hong Kong car repair, and -sigh- Donald Trump. More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2016

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I’ve somehow managed to do this every year since 2011, so why break the streak? Here are the ten bits of pop culture that disappointed me most in 2016. More

What I’ve Been Reading: August 21, 2016

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Japanese conservatism, poisonous birds, and summer camps for adults. It’s all in this edition of What I’ve Been Reading! More

What I’ve Been Reading: June 19, 2016

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Hey everyone, I took last week off because of my terrible memory. So I’m back this week because of my improved memory! More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2015

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Warning: This piece discusses abuse and harassment, both verbal and sexual.

It’s time for everyone’s favourite annual tradition: I present to you the ten shittiest pop cultural phenomena and events of 2015! Maybe they weren’t objectively the shittiest in a utilitarian sense, but all of them were notably shitty in ways that make them worthy of inclusion on this list. More

What I’ve Been Reading: October 18, 2015

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The NSA is watching! … Sort of. I explain in this week’s What I’ve Been Reading. More