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The Problem With Having A Serious Discussion on the Internet

The Problem With Having A Serious Discussion on the Internet

Avatar Brandon Gorrell

And this is TL;DR in action, sort of, and it’s also why humanity is funny. Perhaps this is why ‘discussion’ on the internet can turn into 20,000 comment-long threads full of misunderstanding, nitpicking, semantic call-outs, and accusations of not being intellectual enough. Because no one actually knows what they’re talking about, so in essence, everyone’s posturing (which is one of the most satisfying things to accuse someone of)!

10 Short “How To” Guides For The Modern Internet Persona

10 Short “How To” Guides For The Modern Internet Persona

Avatar Brandon Gorrell

How to be an Artist: Start an Etsy ‘store.’ Draw small robots, animals or ‘things’ on printer paper. Add minimal color using the markers you used in grade school. These drawings’ overarching theme should be one of ‘cuteness’ or ‘twee.’ Frame these drawings and list them on Etsy for $20 a piece. Facebook status update that you’ve “finally” started an Etsy page “so [you] can FINALLY start selling [your] art.”