Jennifer Abel was an early contributor to the Daily Dot's web culture coverage. Her work has appeared in Mashable, Salon, Playboy, the Guardian, and elsewhere.
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Video: The wild history of fanfic censorship
U.S. Attorney John Craft made reference to watermelon and "purple drank" in a post about Martin on a private page.
On Aug 14, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
In Kentucky, there's a fine legal line that separates “writing an advice column” from “practicing medicine without a license.” Blogs are in a tizzy.
On Jul 24, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Game of Thrones is starting to influence baby names.
On Jun 26, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
She posted the whole thing to Facebook. Don't worry, though—she says she's heading to Mars.
On Jun 11, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Johnny Cook reported on Facebook that his Georgia school district refused to feed a student who couldn't afford a school lunch.
On Jun 4, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
It only asks one question: "Does the dog die?"
On May 30, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Miss Information meets misinformation in Here's That Bad Advice You Were Looking For.
On May 29, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Finding a good job in this economy is hard. Finding a good job on Craigslist is even harder. This might be why.
On May 23, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Nutelladay.com will not be going dark after all.
On May 21, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
The hashtag #ObamaCareInThreeWords became a trending topic today for the first time since last June.
On May 16, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has decided to sell Viagra directly to online consumers. This is the day spam changed the world.
On May 7, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Just how censored is the Internet in China, anyway? A new study out of Harvard University yields a possibly surprising answer.
On May 6, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
More than 27,000 people have signed online petitions in support of 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot.
On May 2, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Things got awkward when Tia Mowry heard Cole's verse about her and her twin sister, Tamera.
On May 1, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
In a world of impossible beauty standards and increasingly robust pant sizes, Haley Morris-Cafiero takes a stand on body image.
On Apr 30, 2013 by Jennifer Abel