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Much of what has been written about me remains true to this day, except that part about the one thing, you know what I'm talking about, don't pretend you don't

Kids In Cages, "Good People" and Our Collective Outrage

The outrage engine isn't stopping anytime soon, unless we stop it. 

The outrage engine isn’t stopping anytime soon, unless we stop it. 

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Screenland, a Documentary Series on Cyber Culture I Wrote And Produced, Is Now on Netflix!

Holy crap my first Netflix show!

Holy crap my first Netflix show!

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God Fucking Dammit, Why Didn't You Listen About Bitcoin

Seriously, not an "I Told You So" so much as a "Please, for the love of God, listen to those of us who might know a lot about this thing you suddenly decided to be into"

Seriously, not an “I Told You So” so much as a “Please, for the love of God, listen to those of us who might know a lot about this thing you suddenly decided to be into”

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How To Help Someone Who Is Suicidal

...And no, it's not by posting the Suicide Prevention Hotline to your social media feed.

On May 30, 2011, I tried to take my own life. The last thing I did before I committed to killing myself was throw my phone into the river behind my house… So, telling me to call the suicide prevention hotline wouldn’t have helped. Not right then. Not to say that it wouldn’t be well-intentioned, […]

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I Don't Care If It Took The Philadelphia Eagles To Get Trump Supporters To Start Asking Questions, And You Shouldn't, Either

A win is a win. Take it. 

A win is a win. Take it. 

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So, The World Is Evil, And You Feel Completely Useless...

Spoiler alert: you're not. You just feel that way. But you're wrong, and I'm here to tell you why (and how to handle it).

Spoiler alert: you’re not. You just feel that way. But you’re wrong, and I’m here to tell you why (and how to handle it).

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On Writing, Aside #1: The Difference Between Aspirations and Goals 

It's easy -- even tempting -- to confuse them, but they couldn't be more different (A quick aside from the On Writing series)

It’s easy — even tempting — to confuse them, but they couldn’t be more different (A quick aside from the On Writing series)

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Friday Feelings: "Being The Strong One"

I'm starting a new thing: discussing feelings on Fridays, hence the title. And today, I want to talk about strength versus the illusion of strength.

I’m starting a new thing: discussing feelings on Fridays, hence the title. And today, I want to talk about strength versus the illusion of strength.

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On Writing, Pt. 6: "Flow" (or, The Actual Writing Part Of Writing A Novel)

No, not THAT Flo. This is the state of being inside the writing. It's hard to get into, but what you get out of it is more rewarding than anything else ever.

No, not THAT Flo. This is the state of being inside the writing. It’s hard to get into, but what you get out of it is more rewarding than anything else ever.

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On Writing, Pt. 5: Getting Unblocked

Why yes, I'm about to compare writer's block to constipation, cause that shit's relevant.

There are many authors who will tell you writer’s block is a fabrication. They (meaning Stephen King) will tell you that the amateur waits for inspiration, while the professional gets to work. They (meaning Todd Henry) will glibly say “I only write when I’m motivated too. I just happened to be motivated every day at 8am.” […]

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