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Old fountain pen on an vintage handwritten letter. Conceptual background on history, education, lite...

Enjoy Obviously Fake Advice-Column Letters for What They Are: Catharsis

A gift to bored minds everywhere

Our Monoculture
Jenny G. Zhang
Young business woman praying to god asking for help.

Sorry, But I Hate How People Use “Unapologetically”

Just say “proudly”

Language Gripes
Jenny G. Zhang
A member of staff sorts copies of the new album from British singer-songwriter Adele, "30" in Sister...

Australian TV Host Sank Adele Interview by Neglecting to Listen to Her Album

Presenter Matt Doran will be rolling in the deep circles of hell for this one

All I Ask
Jenny G. Zhang

Inside the Turmoil at Jezebel

Nine people have left the website since March. Those we spoke to cited executive overreach and dwindling resources

KILLER CONTENT
Tarpley Hitt

Substack's One Million Newsletters Have One Million Paid Subscribers Total

Huge

Statistics
Olivia Craighead

Nellie Bowles's Newsletter Off to a Predictable Start

Kyle Rittenhouse is what happens when you defund the police, apparently

BOWELS
Tarpley Hitt

This Sushi Restaurant Is Basically Common

Not like, pedestrian. Like the Oscar-winning performer.

Where You Lede
Olivia Craighead

Meena Harris's Feminist Sweatshirt Line Expanding to Scripted TV

Okay I don't have a famous aunt but here is my pitch for a PHENOMENAL WOMAN show

Succession
Claire Carusillo

Dave Portnoy Is a Piece of Shit

Business Insider reported several allegations of disturbing behavior with much younger women

STOOL
Tarpley Hitt

Who Got These Amazing Book Deals?

The DOJ's lawsuit against Penguin Random House mentions a Grammy-winning singer who scored $8 million for her memoir

ART OF THE DEAL
Tarpley Hitt

The Cultural Revisionism Industry

The hottest trend in media is critiquing the former hottest trend in culture

Who Was Wrong About It?
R.E. Hawley

It's Fine to Say "Let's Go Brandon"

It's not a "veiled slur"

BAIT SPEECH
Tarpley Hitt

Sarah Schulman: Conflict Is Sometimes Abuse Actually

(If it is a bad review of my book)

ACT(ING) UP
Tarpley Hitt

Pictures Disappear En Masse from G/O Media Posts

"No one will say why," a G/O Media employee told Gawker

G/ONE
Tarpley Hitt

Adrian Chiles Does Not Miss

The Guardian columnist is in a league by himself

Kings
Niall Anderson

BuzzFeed Quietly Deleted Thousands of Old Images

Editorial staff say they were given little to no notice

BUZZ ALTERIN'
Tarpley Hitt