Olga Lexell

Olga Lexell is a TV writer and freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s, Vulture, Cracked, Autostraddle, Buzzfeed, and Paste Magazine.

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How Google is aiding in Chevron’s negative campaign against an environmental lawyer

It’s using every tool it has.

On Mar 22, 2021 by Olga Lexell

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Why people are spinning a larger conspiracy around GameStop and Reddit

People smell a conspiracy.

On Jan 30, 2021 by Olga Lexell

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After Trump’s defeat, far-right influencers are taking the God pill

With the God Emperor of the United States leaving, the far-right needs to find a new God.

On Dec 2, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Biden kept a lid on the press so much it became a meme

The lid was always on.

On Nov 3, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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This is the technology landlords use to terrorize tenants

The era of smart landlords is here.

On Sep 22, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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What exactly are Mike Cernovich and Alan Dershowitz doing in the Epstein case?

It’s complicated.

On Jul 31, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Will coronavirus finally get America nationalized broadband?

One city has done it. Others should follow.

On Jun 15, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Amazon is filled with UV lamps claiming they ‘kill’ coronavirus. Do they?

Don’t trust any UV products on Amazon.

On Jun 9, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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This massive school district’s first day of distance learning fell apart amid racial slurs, porn

One of the nation’s largest school districts couldn’t handle day one of distance learning.

On Apr 16, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Reddit’s biggest stock market forum implodes under insider trading accusations

Wall Street Bets is falling apart.

On Apr 10, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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A professor trained an AI to find out if Bernie Bros exist

His study went viral, but the claim is not definitive.

On Apr 8, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Coronavirus is exposing how Airbnb caused rent worldwide to skyrocket

Airbnb can’t say it doesn’t drive up rents anymore.

On Mar 27, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Raleigh mayor lit up for posting a picture with a weed pen in it

Support your neighborhood dealers.

On Mar 24, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Zoom is the perfect software for the authoritarian boss in your life

It can let your boss know if you aren’t paying attention.

On Mar 20, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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Will a phone banking app built by college kids give Bernie Sanders the edge?

With the a country wide lockdown looming, could phonebanking replace canvasssing?

On Mar 17, 2020 by Olga Lexell

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