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Wrong. — Medium
Lance Arthur writes about what decades of alienation feel like in a homophobic world.
culture  essays 
july 2013 by mathowie
Peterme responds to Explodo
Peter's great takedown of the boomer mantra that nothing has changed in the last 20 years
december 2011 by mathowie
User:Gusandrews/SearchProject/Outline1208 - Studyplace
Great lengthy article on why the ReadWriteWeb/Facebook thing trips users up, includes a decade of history of this happening on other sites
community  internet  culture  research 
february 2010 by mathowie
See you there, ninja. | MetaFilter
This is the best explanation of the Insane Clown Posse I've read.
music  culture  sociology 
july 2009 by mathowie
Notional Slurry » Hey, I checked our records. You didn’t say you wanted a revolution after all. Sorry!
Awesome story of geeks and old school local business people colliding. I have to say my interactions with local businesspeople is much like the ones described here.
politics  local  culture 
march 2009 by mathowie
James Fallows (November 27, 2007) - "The" way vs "a" way (Japan v China dept)
Brilliant and funny without reinforcing too many stereotypes. China rules.
business  culture  asia 
december 2007 by mathowie
Anthropological evidence, or fairness if you prefer -
Rafe, being the touchy feely liberal that alienated half the country. And he eats babies too!
politics  debate  culture 
november 2007 by mathowie
SSRN-Virtual Power Politics by James Grimmelmann
Every decision made by the designers of a virtual world game is a political decision. Every debate over the rules and every change to the software is political. When players talk about the rules, they are practicing politics. Once you know to look for vir
grimmelmann  gaming  politics  culture 
november 2006 by mathowie
Positive Ape Index
todo: buy this car set the moment it goes on sale. Satan smoking a cigar on the side of a toy!
cars  culture  50s 
may 2006 by mathowie
iowahawk: Bajito Y Suavecito
awesome complete history of the lowrider and its roots in chicano culture
cars  history  culture 
may 2006 by mathowie
Up With Grups - The Ascendant Breed of Grown-Ups Who Are Redefining Adulthood -- New York Magazine
I've been trying to name the trend of all my 30 year old friends that are married, still play xbox and indie rock, and either have children or are working on it. We're apparently all Grups.
culture  urban  adulthoodisoverrated  parenting 
march 2006 by mathowie
BlogJunction » Blog Archive » In a coffee shop on Capitol Hill…
"the most important information in my daily life is, simply, what are my friends doing?"
wireless  culture  computing  librarians 
october 2005 by mathowie
Where can I see "lyrical" dance being performed? | Ask MetaFilter
Great answer explaining modern dance and pointing out a few good touring dance companies.
dance  culture  entertainment 
september 2005 by mathowie

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