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Author ignites controversy by stalking negative Goodreads reviewer

How an online game of cat-and-mouse spilled into real life.

On Oct 20, 2014 by Miles Klee

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How I grew up and stopped trolling

Becoming an adult made me realize the real-world impacts of trolling. 

On Oct 13, 2014 by Matt Saccaro

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In defense of Nickelback

Contrary to popular belief, hating a band you know everyone else dislikes doesn't make you cool.

On Oct 7, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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Stephen Tully Dierks, Tao Lin, and the alt lit scene’s rape problem

Within a young publishing clique, patterns of abuse have emerged.  

On Oct 2, 2014 by Miles Klee

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I’m one of the writers requesting their work be removed from Thought Catalog

Trolls don’t go away. They just get bigger.

On Aug 18, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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The 11 dumbest things people actually said about Ferguson

There's putting your foot in your mouth, and then there's kicking yourself in the face.

On Aug 14, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The trouble with Thought Catalog

Why would Thought Catalog publish hate speech? There's an easy answer.

On Aug 13, 2014 by [email protected]

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Peterbd and me: How I befriended an anonymous alt lit superstar

“i feel like i can trust you,” said Peterbd, the anonymous Internet entity. “i can tell we’re gonna be good friends.”

On Jun 10, 2014 by [email protected]

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Do we need a new word for ‘viral?’

Do these pieces of our culture truly encapsulate what virality once stood for?

On May 20, 2014 by [email protected]

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The idea of female privilege isn’t just wrong—it’s dangerous

It is not a privilege to live in constant fear of rape and death.

On Apr 10, 2014 by [email protected]

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How can Thought Catalog get away with selling Reddit threads?

Redditors don't know they're published, but do they care?

On Oct 31, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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The Hater: Don’t everybody black out at once

Five websites that should have gone dark today, but didn't, from Thought Catalog to Klout and worse.

On Jan 18, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky