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Your Opinion Is Obsolete
Chris is a freelance writer and editor from Boston. He's writt...
The root of Internet hate is that we hate ourselves. We hate our lives. Moderately. The result is that we take that misery out on the beautiful people on the Internet.
What's Up With Spam Comments?
Emmy-Winning Television Writer, Producer
You'd think part of the fun of posting online is hearing back from readers. The whole Internet-is-great-for-community-building notion seems like such a good idea. The reality is kind of different.
A Day in the Life of a Thought Catalog Commenter
Subject's alarm goes off. Subject goes back to sleep, making a mental note that there is no logical reason to get up today, seeing as he is gainfully unemployed and sleeping on a pile of old chocolate milk cartons.
Keegan-Michael Key Talks
Key & Peele
Season 3 and Bringing Sketch Comedy to YouTube
To celebrate the recent news that his hilarious sketch series
Key and Peele
has been renewed for a third season, co-creator/star Keegan-Michael Key joins What's Trending to talk about how the show got started, getting to meet President Obama and bringing sketch comedy to YouTube.
Boots and Sparkle
The first thing I need to say is that Boots and Sparkle are not strippers. Let me explain.
This Week's Commenter Round Up (Animated GIFs!)
The Commenterati's Tourette's Problem
Writer, Bon Vivant
The understatement of the century is that the Internet is fantastic in myriad ways. But because of the anonymity of the medium, it's also the Royal Flush port-a-potty for people's raging ids.
The Rabbi Who Believes In Zeus: Why All Intuitions Of God Are Incomplete
Rabbi Alan Lurie
Author, 'Five Minutes on Mondays: Finding Unexpected, Purpose,...
No, I don't think that there is a huge bearded guy dressed in a toga sitting in a palace on a mountain in the sky. I believe in Zeus in the same way that Parmenides, Pythagoras and Plato did.
Commenters React to
Piece on Anonymous Commenters
Neil Swidley's article gives a behind-the-scenes look at who some of these aggressive and often verbose rabble rousers are, and what they take away from participating in the comment section below stories.
10 Species Of Angry Commenter You Encounter On The Web
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Which Website Has The Stupidest Commenters?
How Can I Trust the Internet?
Since I began putting my writing out into the world, I've had good and bad responses, but I try to stay away from that because I was told that was for the best. Honestly I never cared what one or two small-minded people might think, I cared about the outcome as a whole.
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