Anshuman Iddamsetty interrogates why in video games being fat so often means being considered less than human.
In honor of the looping app’s one-year deathiversary, Ann-Derrick Gaillot traces how Vine disproportionately stunted the career paths of popular creators in Vine’s black community.
Why did the internet turn on this self-published poet? In the history of internet pile-ons, this one rates pretty high.
Aaron Edwards explores the function the group chat serves in the lives of black and brown Americans today.
In Ubud, Indonesia, Jessa Crispin looks at the impact of next-generation expats — Western tech workers and “digital nomads” in search of carefully curated, long-term authenticity.
One brother died accidentally, hit by a police cruiser that was trying to pull over a speeding car. Three years later, the other was shot and killed by an officer. In each case, the officers who killed them were absolved of any wrongdoing.
But then it didn’t happen. Or did it?
“The injunction not to look directly into the sun isn’t just medical — it’s always political.”