I don’t remember how many years ago it was now (quite some time ago, I believe), but I initially became a fan of your writing due to Warren Ellis describing you as the closest thing this world has to Spider Jerusalem. Articles like this bear out that assertion. This was both delightful to read and modestly horrifying.

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I remember reading this one first time round! That lobster line...

Fun read again, but I'm pretty sure we haven't learned anything as a society since then. (If anything, it's got worse.)

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I remember reading this when it came out and thinking it was a brilliant piece. So great to read it again now :)

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I love this article, and I love your writing. You’re like a techno-pagan Cintra Wilson. Great stuff here.

I suspect you uploaded the wrong draft of your article, which is not a criticism; I’m merely offering this as information. There were quite a few repeated/reconfigured paragraphs.

Ain’t technology fun.

As a woman, I have watched in horror as the crypto-bros and Jordan Petersons of this world started erasing--vigorously and with real glee--the hesitant gains women have made in recent years. It’s an entire cult of hacker Incels who “don’t need women anymore” because they’ve got a terabyte’s worth of kiddie porn stashed at home. I’m sickened by what I see, and your excellent article just confirmed that.

Looking forward to reading more of your work.

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This is one of my favorite pieces of journalism. I think about it whenever the topic of crypto comes up, which is to say, with endless increasing frequency over the last several years.

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I'll have to read this again, post-research.

I was amused and confused, while having a sympathy overload.

Adirondack chairs are a sort of wooden sun lounger.

Would subscribe, but am totally skint.

Will do when my old-fashioned cash supply allows.

Your outrageous optimism is infectious. I think that's a good thing.

Best wishes, Laurie.


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