names

race-identity

From Yulsue to Briana: 11 POC on Changing Their Names to Sound More White

"They reposted the position and I sent the exact same resume and cover letter but used my middle name, Daniel. They wrote me back the next day for an interview."
Janae Price
6.3.19
Culture

How to Pronounce Names You've Never Seen Before

Just because someone's name doesn't conform to the norms of your culture doesn't give you the right to ruin it.
Jumi Akinfenwa
4.18.19
DJs

The Definitive List of the Worst DJ Names of All Time

From DJ Fanny to Inflatable Führer, here's the official worst of the worst when it comes to DJ monikers.
Josh Baines
3.2.18
University

Chinese Uni Students On Why They Still Use Western Names

A hundred-thousand Chinese students will enrol in British institutions this year, but only around half will keep their Chinese names.
David Brown
12.6.17
Noisey News

William Patrick Corgan Is Billy Corgan Again

Okay.
Alex Robert Ross
11.17.17
bad luck

The Other Richard Spencer Would Like You to Please Stop Yelling at Him

This is what it's like to share a name with a notorious asshole.
Luke Winkie
10.20.17
Baseball

Are These MLB Draft Names Real Or Fake?

TEST YOUR MIGHT. Or, anyway, look at these beautiful baseball prospect names and see if you can tell which ones belong to real people.
David Roth
5.30.17
Demographics

Garcia is now the sixth-most-common surname in the U.S.

Spe Chen
12.27.16
the internet

What Are the Most Egregiously George Lucas-Ass Names in Baseball?

A dumb question about a goofball auteur with a taste for ridiculous names produces some appropriately ridiculous baseball-related answers.
David Roth
12.20.16
mlb draft

Can You Guess Which MLB Draft Names We Made Up? An Important Quiz

Baseball is a game that abhors expression in every way. The one exception are the florid, goofy, aspirational names that players have. This quiz is about that.
David Roth
5.25.16
News

We Got a First Look at Anonymous' List of Alleged KKK Members

The hacktivist group bragged about taking the "hoods off" hundreds of Klansmen, but one KKK leader said that he wasn't too bothered by the data dump.
Nate Thayer
11.6.15
Stuff

Parents: Don't Try Your Bullshit Whimsical Baby Names on France

If you want to name your kid something weird like "Nutella" or "Strawberry" don't have a baby in France.
Mark Hay
1.27.15
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