🔒 Image hoarding, Russian women, normal people, upcoming articles. A few thoughts for your Wednesday afternoon: Remember “image hoarding”? For those of you who weren’t online during the 90s and early 2000s, it u…
Fan worship isn’t always what it seems. Especially not when businesses get involved.
🔒 Which way, Western Beef?Hi, it’s me again. The daily newsletters will probably stop soon—I promise. Which way, Western Beef? There’s an archetype I’m starting to find e…
Journalism is a fandom. Politics is a fandom.So, reading Niccolo Soldo’s newsletter this morning, I stumbled across this interesting Wesley Yang quote: The Russia hysteria served a psycholo…
But what will replace them?
Online boundaries are porous. What does that mean for identification?
An interview with the host of INCEL, Naama Kates.
Just a little something I'm working on...
THREAD: To your knowledge, have you ever met someone from a niche online subculture in real life? For example, I’ve met dozens of otherkins and furries. I’ve also met a lot of people who subscribe to what many people think are “online only” p…
Is the way we receive today’s news at all informed by how we consumed yesterday’s internet culture?
TikTokers are warning women against the dangers of OnlyFans, sugaring, and prostitution. They're also growing increasingly skeptical of liberal feminis…
Reconstructing a digital landscape, 2014 to present.