The nature of trolls

Wired 2.05: The War Between alt.tasteless and rec.pets.cats

Never attribute to an -ism anything more easily explained by common, human stupidity.

This is why I avoid usenet now–I like moderated boards.

I spent some time at alt.tasteless. Fun stuff, if you’re into it.


I can’t tell you just how delighted I was to have the finality of that article tell us that Trashcan Man is a Republican. I think I will become a Whig now.

Well, shut my mouth. It’s also illegal to put squirrels down your pants for the purposes of gambling.