The DIY Forums That Put the People in Soylent
As Soylent launches new products, its DIY fans make “the end of food” more like real food.
'The Scumbag' Is a Podcast About the Weirdest and Worst People on the Internet
A conversation with Ed Zitron and Felix Biederman about their new podcast on the most niche internet hideouts.
YouTube’s Trolls Are Crying Censorship Over Cyberbullying Rules
Can you really get banned for a negative comment? Or are videos suggesting as much just trolling about trolling?
Why the Internet Won’t Let Harambe the Gorilla Die
Why are Harambe memes so enduringly popular?
Reddit’s r/MadLads Captures the End of British Lad Culture
Is the Bantersaurus rex approaching extinction?
Twenty Years Ago, Trolling Was Repeatedly Posting ‘Meow’ in Usenet Groups
The 'Meow Wars' were a landmark in shitposting.
'Minecraft' Has Brought a Special Brand of Troll to the Mainstream: Griefers
Some Minecraft players just want to watch worlds burn.
The Internet of Estranged Families
Sites like r/raisedbynarcissists let children who don’t talk to their parents talk to each other.
Get Rich or Die Typing: The World of Textcee Rappers
Delve into the forums where internet rappers exchange lyrics in text-based battles.
Lord RayEl Is an Internet Deity Who Demands Worship
The Armageddon preacher is part cult leader, part content producer.
Newbie Drivers Meet Embittered Veterans on the UberPeople Forum
Workers unite online to dish advice, share horror stories, and bitch about their job.
The Forums With Only One User
A Buffy fan forum was sieged in 2010 when people realised it had thousands of posts but only one member.