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The Bible Emoji Translator Is Here To Prove How Hip And Relevant The Bible Is To Youths Who Hate Words

Do you wish the Bible was more down with the kidz these days? The Bible Emoji Translator is the answer to your prayers. More »


Radiohead’s New Album ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ Is Finally Here

Die hard Radiohead fans can now rest easy, for their band has at last released their highly anticipated new album [which they also just released the name of] called A Moon Shaped Pool. And also have returned to the internet after doing a disappearing act as part of their publicity stunt. Fans have been waiting… More »


An Awful Lot Of Americans Are Internet Commenters, According To Research

Look at the person sitting next to you. They’re probably reading the comments. They’re probably engaging in the comments!!! Who knew. More »


How To Be Less Outraged

Last year, my New Year’s resolution was to be less outraged. Here’s some of my best advice from the experience of achieving that resolution. More »


Google Might Be Giving You An Overinflated Ego

Does this mean I can blame Google for mansplaining? More »


AHH HAPPY INTERNATIONAL ALL CAPS DAY AHHHH

DID YOU KNOW MILLENIALS DONT KNOW WHAT A CAPS LOCK KEY IS THIS IS A TRAVESTY. More »


9 WikiHow Articles On Epically Simple Topics

Are you wondering how to chew food or do nothing? WikiHow will tell you. More »


10 Things That Are Great About Life Off The Internet

Oh, hello, Frisky readers! I’m back! I just spent a week in Oregon with my new spouse. Both my personal and work computers were jacked up, and Michael forgot to bring the charger for his computer, so it was smartphone-only for us, internet-wise, and the vast majority of our data wound up being used byMore »


A Brief But Necessary Guide To E-Laughter

Don’t lol when you really mean to haha. More »


Reddit Bans “Fat People Hate” And Other Subreddits Accused Of Harassment

Reddit’s new anti-harassment policy aims to protect users from harassment and brigading. More »


Kill 5 Minutes And Let These Computer Robots Guess How Old You Are

FLATTERY WILL GET YOU EVERYWHERE. More »


The Year In Year-End Roundups: Everything The Blogosphere Thought Was Important In 2014

So many year-end lists, so little time, so we’ve rounded up the best of 2014’s year-end roundups just for you… … More »


13 Totes Adorbs Gifts For Your Internet-Obsessed Frenz

If you’re struggling with what to get your Reddit-obsessed friends for the holidays this year, maybe it’s time to admit who you are and go all in on Internet jokes.

You don’t even need to create your own. Many of the Internet memes you already love have been transformed into everything from clothing… More »


Life Dream Status: Not Having An E-Mail Address

Imagine how much coordination goes into Christopher Nolan’s movies. People are saying that Interstellar is the most expansive Nolan film yet. Go ahead and take a look at the full cast and crew on IMDB: It’s hundreds and hundreds of people who Nolan oversees and organizes.
Now realize this: Christopher Nolan doesn’t have anMore »


AnonIB’s Date Rape Problem

Trigger warning: rape

By now we’re all familiar with the infamous celebrity photo leak of 2014, aka “The Fappening,” as it’s been dubbed by the Internet. But what most people are less familiar with is the supposed “Ground Zero” site for the leak, AnonIB. And not only is AnonIB the Internet’s worst kept… More »


Jessica’s Last Day At The Frisky: Some FAQ

What?! You’re leaving?

Yes, it’s true. Today is my last day at The Frisky!

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Jezebel Staff Calls Out Gawker Media For Continually Ignoring Commenter Harassment

The staff of Jezebel.com posted a memo today calling out their employer, Gawker Media, for ignoring the constant harassment they face from trolls in their comments section. The staff describes how users from “anonymous, untraceable burner accounts” frequently post violent rape GIFs in their comment threads, which have to be manually deleted by staffers. More »


Sometimes I Wish I Hadn’t Written So Much About Sex

A few months ago, Amelia and I were talking about rape threats against women who write online. It seems like it happens to feminist writers Zerlina Maxwell, Amanda Hess and Jessica Valenti every day. Amelia asked if any readers have threatened to rape or otherwise harm me. The honest truth is that it only happened… More »


“Confused Cats Against Feminism” Tumblr Puts An Eyeroll-Worthy Social Media Meme To Bed

There’s only one way to address an Internet meme where dumb, mostly-white women insist not to “need” a social justice movement from which they have benefited enormously, and that is with cats. These two Tumblrs have more in common than you think: spoiled, pampered, oblivious … [Confused Cats Against Feminism] … More »


PurrVerse: Adult Sex Workers Are Arrested When We “Think Of The Children”

I woke up one morning last week to my Twitter in an uproar. That’s reasonably common in my world, as many of the people I follow are marginalized and there’s a lot to be angry about. Turns out that the FBI has seized MyRedbook, a California site where masseuses and escorts could advertise for clients… More »


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