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Why I Will Always & Forever Read the Comments

Why I Will Always & Forever Read the Comments

Lately, it seems that I can’t turn anywhere on the Internet without coming across statuses, memes, and even entire Twitter accounts dedicated to anti-comment sentiment. People repeat the refrain over and over: don’t read the comments. While I understand that reading and engaging with the comments can be incredibly exhausting and that not everyone is up for the task, I am troubled by th... »

The Five Best Excerpts from r/MensRights Subreddit of the Day Announcement

The Five Best Excerpts from r/MensRights Subreddit of the Day Announcement

This is, without a doubt, the best thing that has ever been written about Men’s Rights Advocates by a 12-year old. Below are the five excerpts that made me laugh the hardest, each followed by a representative sample from r/mensrights taken from the past month of posts on Manboobz: 5. “/r/MensRights. Never in our society could the uninitiated imagine such a place.” r/mensrights &#... »

AI: Outing Trolls

AI: Outing Trolls

By now you probably know who Michael Brutsch is. You know he’s one of the worst trolls on the internet. You know his handle: Violentacrez. You know he’s from Arlington, Tx. You know you didn’t know his name when you went to work on Thursday… but you probably knew his work. In fact, Rebecca posted almost exactly one year ago about Reddit’s /r/jailbait, a subReddit that... »

Skepchick Quickies 9.28

Skepchick Quickies 9.28

Happy Friday, everyone! Amanda is enjoying her vacation so I’m filling in for the day. Instead of history, I’m posting videos, and to start, here is the Worst (or Best) Death Scene Ever. Also, Cookie Monster and Grover Reenact The Hunger Games, This Time with More Cookies (from Nicole). Reddit Users Attempt to Shame Sikh Woman, Get Righteously Schooled – Includes a surprise endin... »