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  • #136: My So-Called Life

    Though very specific to white people who were going through an awkward phase in 1995 (basically anyone between eleven and forty), My So-Called Life’s resonance cannot be overstated. Simply say the w...
  • #135: Roller Derby

    If you meet a white girl with black hair, tattoos, and a passion for horror films, there is a 100 percent chance that she plays in some sort of Roller Derby league. The sport reached its height of pop...
  • #134 The TED Conference

    One of the easiest ways to create something that white people will like is to create something that will allow them to feel smart but doesn’t require a large amount of work, time, or effort. The...
  • #133 The World Cup

    Every four years the planet comes together to celebrate the World Cup and since white people make up a portion the world, they are not immune to the excitement. However, before you start planning out...
  • #132 Picking their own Fruit

    It is well established that white people like the past. Vintage clothing, history degrees, and nostalgia are just three examples of how white people show their love for by-gone eras. So when white peo...

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  • Body and Brain

    The common view of human behavior is that thinking causes doing.In recent years science has discovered this situation to be more of a bi-directional thing. For example, studies show that forcing a smi...
  • Coincidence or Conspiracy?

    Warning: This blog is written for a rational audience that likes to have fun wrestling with unique or controversial points of view. It is written in a style that can easily be confused as advocacy for...
  • OH MY GOD I LIVE IN AN OLIGARCHY!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You probably heard about a recent study that the media interpreted as showing evidence that the United States is sort of an oligarchy. Cue ominous music.The authors of the study in question didn't...
  • The Snowden Presidency

    I'm doubling down on my prediction that Edward Snowden will someday return to the United States, run for president on a third-party platform, and win in a landslide.This assumes two things, both o...
  • Things I Can't Do

    I'm starting to get alarmed about my ever-shrinking attention span. When you combine my gnat-like attention span with the creeping complexity of life and my infinite to-do list it renders simple t...

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