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Millennials aren’t the problem. It’s their parents (and grandparents).

Millennials aren’t the problem. It’s their parents (and grandparents).

There’s a reason we see so many articles bemoaning the case of the millennials, including the inevitable swipe at avocado toast (which is fucking delicious). Pure clickbait. The elderly, while enjoying their single-payer healthcare (Medicare), basic incomes (Social Security) and pensions, want to understand why these mooching, lazy, takers want single-payer, affordable college, and decent wages. […]

The 5 Don’ts of Social Media

The 5 Don’ts of Social Media

Rule #1: Don’t be a scroll-whore. Oh, I know—I do it too. Sitting in bed, on the couch, on the shitter, scrolling endlessly through my Twitter feed, face vapid and expressionless as a cow chewing its cud. But really, is that the point of social media? No—hence the word “social.” Yes, we want to see […]

Algorithms are ruining the internet

Algorithms are ruining the internet

I don’t know all the technical mathy shit about algorithms, but what I do know is they’re ruining the internet. Specifically social media. Especially Facebook, but especially Twitter. I’m new to Instagram, but I’ll just assume it’s ruining that too. So what are algorithms? I’m sure many of you know, but it’s worth a quick […]

Make America Normal Again

Make America Normal Again

I just had a vision. A crazy, remarkable, truly wondrous epiphany. In fact, I can’t believe I’m the first person to have thought of this… ok, here it is—ready? Be a normal person. That’s it. Just be normal. No more conspiracy theories from reddit or InfoWars. No more pretending fake fucking news is real news […]

God Save Us All

God Save Us All

After dropping his kids off at school—the “baby-sitters,” he called it—he peeled out of the parking lot. Turned up the radio. The sun had risen just over the low clouds hanging above the hills to the east, prompting sunglasses ahead of the intersection. What would those fucking liberals be up to today, he wondered, as […]