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  1. the internet
    Egg Boy Gives His First Post-Egging Interview“This egg has united people.”
  2. the internet
    Why Netflix’s One Day at a Time Cancellation Feels Like a BetrayalWhen a multi-billion-dollar media company tweets like your online friend, its business decisions are bound to feel personal.
  3. the cut opinion pages
    Break Your PhoneIt’s the only way to be acceptably disconnected.
  4. science of us
    Writing a Practice Email Feels Like Looking Into a MirrorI also read stressful emails on multiple devices. Am I nuts? It’s clarifying, anyway.
  5. the internet
    In Praise of the Instagram Egg, Social Media’s Unlikeliest OptimistIt could have advertised something stupid, but its creators opted for the high road.
  6. the internet
    Penn Badgley Has a Noble Reason for Sliding Into Fans’ DMsHe just wants to unpack You’s harmful cultural norms!
  7. fyre festival
    A GoFundMe for the Fyre Fest Caterers Has Raised Over $160,000Time to set right what scammers have wrought.
  8. the internet
    #WhiteHouseDinners Is About to Become Your New Favorite Twitter HashtagIt’s a place to process the fast-food feast.
  9. yolks
    Kylie Jenner Versus an Egg Is the Celebrity Feud We DeserveWe did this to ourselves.
  10. science of us
    How Much Junk Am I Consuming Online Every Day?What is “digital nutrition” and is mine enviable?
  11. sugar sugar sugar
    Costco Now Sells 7-Pound Tubs of Nutella2019 is already good.
  12. the internet
    Scarlett Johansson Ruminates on All the Deepfake Porn Made From Her Image“I think it’s a useless pursuit, legally, mostly because the internet is a vast wormhole of darkness that eats itself.”
  13. strong dumb take
    Shut Down the Internet for the Rest of the YearA modest proposal.
  14. the internet
    Grimes’s Complicated Relationship With the InternetWhy do we care so much about what Grimes does?
  15. the cut opinion pages
    Apps Can Take a HikeIt’s been long enough — they’re just not working out.
  16. the internet
    White Supremacists Are Tricking Celebrities Into Recording Anti-Semitic VideosFormer Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre is one of a handful of celebrities whom white supremacists have targeted on the Cameo app.
  17. close reads
    The Good Place Isn’t About Heaven and Hell, It’s About the InternetThis sitcom proves that TV can still bring people together in the streaming age.
  18. kanye west
    Kanye West’s Relationship to the Internet and Also Twitter Is Not GreatHe sees the web as a platform devoid of the messy particulars of real life.
  19. 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.
  20. the internet
    Did Amazon Alexa Subtweet Ariana Grande’s Instagram Troll?May this be a lesson to all to never mess with Grande.
  21. investigations
    When Did ‘TERF Bangs’ Become a Thing?A cultural history of beauty’s most puzzling term.
  22. select all
    The Internet Is Lying to YouThe modern practice of redirecting links runs counter to the original vision of the internet.
  23. songs of the week
    5 Best New Songs of the Week: The 1975, A$AP Rocky & Tyler the Creator, AnittaThe 1975’s Matty Healy once again proves why he’s one of the last of a dying breed of rock star.
  24. music review
    The Feel Good Mutant Soul of Dirty Projectors’ Lamp Lit ProseIt’s all upbeat ruminations on affection and excitement, where the last album fixated almost exhaustingly on rot.
  25. songs of the week
    7 Best New Songs of the Week: The 1975, Kanye, The Internet, Lykke Li, GorillazIs one of Kanye’s new songs secretly a fun. cover?
  26. music review
    The Internet Has Already Devoured ‘This Is America’But it still has power.
  27. 9 Best New Songs of the Week: Janelle Monáe, the Internet, Oneohtrix Point NeverJanelle Monáe wants to “screw” the world back together.
  28. select all
    Why Wikipedia Puts Its Users FirstThe Wikimedia Foundation’s executive director, Katherine Maher, weighs in on incentive-based media models.
  29. select all
    ‘F*ck Them. We Need a Law’: A Legendary Programmer Takes on Silicon ValleyA conversation with legendary programmer Richard Stallman on the real meaning of “privacy rights” and why he only ever uses cash.
  30. the internet
    Mariah Carey Just Memed HerselfNo one deserves her at her “The Emancipation of Mimi.”
  31. 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.”
  32. media
    13 Actual Jewish RebellionsIn response to the Washington Post’s controversial “I’m tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” essay.
  33. 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.
  34. the internet
    Everyone’s Upset Over This Modern Cover of Judy Blume’s Are You There God?“Hey God, u up?”
  35. Funny or Die Moves to Vox Media This Summer A little over a month after huge layoffs at the company, another big change is coming to Funny or Die. According to Variety, after over ten […]
  36. How Facebook Is Killing ComedyA conversation with Funny or Die’s Matt Klinman on how Facebook has completely destroyed independent digital comedy.
  37. select all
    The Internet Can Save Itself From Ajit Pai. Just Not Here.Ajit Pai may be right that ending net neutrality will increase competition. Just not the competition he wants.
  38. literature
    Why a Short Story About a Terrible Date Went ViralThe New Yorker’s “Cat Person” shows how complicated bad sex really is.
  39. internet culture
    Mourning the Death of AIM With Memories of Our Most Embarrassing Screen NamesPour one out for AOL Instant Messenger.
  40. select all
    2016: The Year the Internet Became RealImagine being rid of the internet. Doesn’t some part of you knot up with rash, intimate desire?
  41. One Sandy Hook Parent’s Fight Against an ‘Emboldened’ Conspiracy Culture“My hatred for Google and YouTube and Facebook has increased 1,000 percent,” says Sandy Hook parent Lenny Pozner.
  42. coen brothers
    Coen Brothers to Write a Dark-Web MovieAbout the Silk Road (the online one, not the medieval one).
  43. the internet
    Why Do All My Instagram Cats Keep Dying?When real life encroaches on the virtual.
  44. select all
    A Compelling Reason Not to Move to North Korea: They Only Have 28 WebsitesThe country’s internet was suddenly made public on Tuesday evening.
  45. 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.”
  46. 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.”
  47. trolls
    Dan Aykroyd Weighs In on Leslie Jones’s Trolls“They’re insignificant gnats, they’re losers, they have no lives of their own …”
  48. the internet
    Twitter Says It’s Handling Leslie Jones’s Trolls“We realize we still have a lot of work in front of us before Twitter is where it should be on how we handle these issues.”
  49. the internet
    The FCC Wants to Let Us Choose What the Internet Knows About UsEver wonder why you get travel ads after you visit Expedia.com?
  50. select all
    The Internet’s New Celebrity Cat Is a Coconut-Oil Addict Called ‘Goal Kitty’You may have seen the tragic pictures floating around the internet: a black cat with a white splotch on her front, her paws awkwardly splayed up and out.
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