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Interview Mix: Matt Yglesias, A Modern Internet Maven Nostalgic For Dot Com Boom Tunes

Matt Yglesias freely admits that he started writing his first blog  in college when he needed “a new hobby to waste some time” when his  girlfriend went abroad. But that hobby quickly turned into a job — a job with a … Continue reading

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Proof That It’s Not All Rainbow Dumbness

Online commenters and message boards often get tagged as exhibits A and B for why “the worldwide web is an incorrigibly hostile environment.” Content trawlers love to “pick on barely literate commenters” while nutpicking is one of the grand, if … Continue reading

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