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Culture

What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was a bard for the reactionary elite and emo as hell.
Jordan Foisy
4.24.19
Views My Own

What I Learned from Debating Animal Farmers Online

As a vegan, I was personally attacked by some farmers, but many attempted to actually teach me something.
Jessica Scott-Reid
3.6.19
Life Inside

I Rebuilt Malcolm X's Old Prison Debate Team

The audience responded with a chorus of laughter as I won points for my team—and for incarcerated people everywhere.
Daniel S. Throop
6.8.18
Comics!

'The 1960 Kennedy-Nixon Debate,' Today's Comic by Michael Kupperman

Michael Kupperman gives us his account of why Nixon lost the presidential election of 1960.
Michael Kupperman
1.10.18
Amaizing

Wikipedia Editors Have Been Fighting Over Corn for at Least a Decade

Maize or corn? The eternal debate over Wikipedia Article Titles continues.
Rebecca Flowers
12.19.17
GOOD or BAD

Is ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ GOOD or BAD?

Motherboard writers beef.
Jordan Pearson & Kaleigh Rogers
10.13.17
Lil B

Facebook Confirms it Has Banned Rapper Lil B for ‘Hate Speech’

The BasedGod has earned a 30-day suspension for discussing race.
Jordan Pearson
10.10.17
debates

'Internet' or 'internet'? The Supreme Court Weighs in

Justices Kennedy and Alito are engaged in a low-key capitalization battle that may change the future of digital law.
Charles Duan
6.22.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Ice Cube Confronts Bill Maher over Use of Racial Slur

"You got a lot of black jokes," the rapper told Maher last night. "Sometimes you sound like a redneck trucker."
Alex Robert Ross
6.10.17
Twinning

Bitcoin Exchanges Have Accepted the Inevitability of a Fork

But they have some conditions.
Jordan Pearson
3.18.17
politics

How to Talk to People You Hate About Politics

Have we lost the ability to convince people who don't already agree with us?
Talmon Joseph Smith
3.15.17
double bass

Is This Seal Slapping Heavy Metal Beats on Its Belly GOOD or BAD?

Does this viral video, now remixed into music, hold any value?
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
3.9.17
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