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The Smutty-Metaphor Queen of Lawrence, Kansas

A profile of the internet’s poet, Patricia Lockwood.



On reading and writing fan fiction.


How The Internet Transformed The American Rave Scene

How a musical subculture evolved alongside a technological subculture:

Rave's rise mirrors the Web's in many ways. Both mixed rhetorical utopianism with insider snobbery. Both were future-forward "free spaces" with special appeal to geeks and wonks.


No Secrets

The justly paranoid man behind WikiLeaks.