Category Internet Culture

Out (and the Selling therein)

What is the nature of art’s relationship with commerce? Whoa – that’s a big question. Even if I don’t answer it fully in this post, I’d like to swim around in the issue for a bit. And where should we dive in, dear reader? Why not with a comment on the matter so spectacularly wrong […]

Crowdvoting

Is my local bagel vendor racist? What if he is, and I buy a bagel, and the portion of that expense that goes towards his wage gets spent partially on racist stuff? One could make the argument that I’m supporting his racism, albeit indirectly. Bagel buyer beware. Consider the case of Doug TenNapel’s Kickstarter campaign. […]