Posts tagged “sarah jeong”

  1. In her new book, The Internet of Garbage, Sarah Jeong states that "the Internet is, and always has been, mostly garbage." She talked with The Toast about topics discussed in her book, including online harassment, doxing, spam, free speech, and the challenges of moderating content platforms and social media networks. You can buy Sarah's book on iTunes or Amazon. The Toast: If the Internet has always been mostly garbage, why did you write this book now?…

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  2. Previously in this series.  You are a woman of modest means, yet you only seem to date men who own hotels. You are a nice girl who knows exactly one nice guy. You forget about him a lot, but gosh, he sure is nice. Whoever he is. You spend roughly 35% of your day sitting in fashionable cafés having very intense conversations. You own like three Samsung Galaxy S6s and so do all your friends.

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  3. Editor’s Note: The following is an email discussion that took place between Sarah and Nicole on October 20. Nicole Cliffe saw our tweets about some of the articles discussed below and the challenges of writing about Asian Americans, and asked us to write up our conversation for The Toast.  Nicole: Hey, Sarah. Before we get into Jack Linshi's Time article (“The Real Problem When It Comes to Diversity and Asian-Americans”) and Julianne Hing's response…

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  4. On May 30, 2014, I publicly stated that I did not have a racist bone in my body. I must now apologize for unintentionally deceiving the public at large. Only a week later, my doctors informed me that I did, in fact, have one more racist bone left in my body. As you are no doubt already aware, members of my family are genetically predisposed to racist bones. I take my condition very seriously, and…

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  5. Previous installments of The Toast’s advice column from two disparate and imperfect persons can be found here. Last time: Death. I am marrying my absolute favorite person in the world next year. It's wonderful, glorious, I'm brimming with happiness, blah blah blah wedding planning is hard, blah blah blah, but there is a specific point of etiquette I'd like to ask about, and I don't have any real-life people to ask who won't…

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