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The Internet

  1. media
    Apropos of Nothing, Sarah Jeong’s Book About Harassment Is Getting ReissuedOne month after right-wingers threw a disingenuous tantrum over Jeong’s old tweets.
  2. the internet
    Did Amazon Alexa Subtweet Ariana Grande’s Instagram Troll?May this be a lesson to all to never mess with Grande.
  3. investigations
    When Did ‘TERF Bangs’ Become a Thing?A cultural history of beauty’s most puzzling term.
  4. the internet
    Mariah Carey Just Memed HerselfNo one deserves her at her “The Emancipation of Mimi.”
  5. apologies
    Writer of Controversial ‘Jewish Rebellion’ Essay Issues ‘Heartfelt Apology’“It was never my intention to disrespect the Jewish faith or anyone who engages in Jewish customs, traditions or religious beliefs.”
  6. media
    13 Actual Jewish RebellionsIn response to the Washington Post’s controversial “I’m tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” essay.
  7. personal essays
    14 Hilarious Reactions to the ‘Jewish Rebellion’ EssayA Washington Post essay titled “I am tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” has ignited a tidal wave of controversy.
  8. the internet
    Everyone’s Upset Over This Modern Cover of Judy Blume’s Are You There God?“Hey God, u up?”
  9. literature
    Why a Short Story About a Terrible Date Went ViralThe New Yorker’s “Cat Person” shows how complicated bad sex really is.
  10. internet culture
    Mourning the Death of AIM With Memories of Our Most Embarrassing Screen NamesPour one out for AOL Instant Messenger.
  11. the internet
    Why Do All My Instagram Cats Keep Dying?When real life encroaches on the virtual.
  12. They're Just Like Us
    Allow Katy Perry to Take You on Her Wild Philosophical Journey of the Internet“I’m riding it like a f–king cowboy at a rodeo now.”
  13. hairy situations
    Keira Knightley Is Surprised to Learn the Internet Thought She Was Going Bald“I have received a big box of things for female baldness, and I had no idea what that was about.”
  14. the internet
    The New Search Engine for Kids Has Questionable FiltersBanned words on Kiddle include: uterus, menstruation, and wet willy.
  15. parenthood
    The Internet of Parents Is Miserable and I Love ItWhy it’s so hard to look away.
  16. hackers
    Hackers Claim They’ve Posted the Stolen Ashley Madison User DataIt hasn’t been verified, so don’t start searching for married dudes just yet. (And maybe just hold off forever.)
  17. psychology
    How the Internet Makes You Think You’re SmartPeople confuse searching for stuff with knowing stuff.
  18. ted talks
    Monica Lewinsky: ‘I Was Patient Zero’ of Internet-ShamingShe gave a TED Talk yesterday about her experience.
  19. our selfies ourselves
    I Am Not My Internet Personality, and You Probably Aren’t Yours, Either.Please, please do not believe everything you read online.
  20. unplugging
    Do You Hate Facebook, or Do You Hate Your Life?I thought I was allergic to the internet. Actually, I was just sad.
  21. adventures in dating
    The New Abstinence: Not Googling Your DateMeet the singles saving Facebook-stalking for marriage. Or the third date, at least.
  22. the internet
    What Men Don’t Know About Being a Woman OnlineYou’ve got to have thick skin.
  23. the internet
    John Mayer Hangs Out in Watch ForumsIt was revealed in his counterfeit Rolex lawsuit.
  24. get over it
    The Joy of UnfollowingThere’s no such thing as TMI online: if you don’t like it, quit looking.
  25. yoko ono
    Yoko Ono’s New Music Video Would Make Her an Internet SensationIf she wasn’t already.
  26. micro-fame
    ‘Am I Pretty or Ugly?’: When Teen Girls Court HatersCaught in the feedback loop between haters and fame.
  27. studies
    There Is No Difference Between Online and ‘Real-Life’ DatingHalf of single people flirt online — even if they don’t use dating websites.
  28. taxonomy
    The 7 Types of Hashtag AbusersUsing it out loud, using it as a crutch, and five other ways we should stop using them.
  29. the internet
    Angelina Jolie Donates $200K to Malala Fund“Wears Maleficent-Like Robe.”
  30. men's rights
    New App to ‘Doxx’ Men With Penis Size, Income Raises Rancor on RedditTwo genders can play this game, sadly.
  31. la vida manti
    I Bought Three Fake Girlfriends on the InternetA week of living like Manti Te’o.
  32. going sale-ing
    You Shopped on Cyber Monday, Didn’t You?Sales were 20 percent higher than last year.
  33. the future
    Condé Nast Supposedly Looking to Beef Up DigitalLet’s see about this Internet thing now.