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Good reads

It’s been a loooong time since I posted some good reading.

5 Things I Learned as the Internet’s Most Hated Person | Cracked.com
"I watched every avenue of social media suddenly blow up with messages of abject hatred from thousands of strangers. For the first five days, I couldn't sleep. Every time I would start to doze off, I'd be shocked awake from half-asleep nightmares about everyone I love buying into the mob's bullshit and abandoning me. The ceaseless barrage of random people sending you disgusting shit is initially impossible to drown out — it was constant, loud, and it became my life."
They Are Not Trolls. They Are Men. | Make Me a Sammich
"By calling these people “trolls,” we are basically letting them off the hook. It’s a lot like the “boys will be boys” mentality that helps to keep rape culture thriving, but it’s also different, because boys are expected to be human. By calling these people “trolls,” we relegate them to non-human status, and we make it clear that we don’t expect them to live up to the same behavioral standards as human beings." Continue reading Good reads

Weekly Linkage: Harlem Shake

This is what happens when Greg asks, “What’s the Harlem Shake?”

I just about feel off the couch. Especially when I realized at about 2:40 that that’s a DVD in his belt, not a buckle.

Greg may never ask me another dancing-related question ever again.

A few other nuggets:

And one more awesome (no, really) video: Splinter Cell: Lightbulb Assassin:
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Weekly Linkage: Planets, EDs, and Blood Donations

This past week(…s)’s internet surfin’:

I’ll be damned – more WP trouble

I was fixing a webcomic issue on Greg’s blog, and I’ll be damned if from one minute to the next, it didn’t suffer from an index.php injection, too. This is weird as hell. A bunch of spurious content appeared on his homepage, although clicking through to those posts showed the correct content.

It may be time to look for alternative blagging software. Unfortunately, there are a lot of nice features that I use in WP.