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That Guy From the Internet
These are my thoughts about cultural trends and bizarre human tendencies. You may find them amusing or insightful, or you will not.
Created 26 Mar 2021
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  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 26
    01 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    The way most people consume and experience the internet more or less has the same effect as taking a power sander to their frontal lobe. Just how awful it is for you mainly depends on how much of it y...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 25
    24 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 3 1
    Apparently, the Democrats and Republicans are resuming the annual tradition of shutting down the U.S. government. According to CNN, “Democrats have tied the debt limit and the must-pass spending toget...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 24
    17 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Norm MacDonald once said about battling cancer: “I’m pretty sure, I’m not a doctor, but I’m pretty sure if you die, the cancer dies at the same time. That’s not a loss. That’s a draw.” Legends never d...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 23
    10 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Labor Day came and went in the U.S., and lawmakers decided to celebrate by punting 9.1 million Americans off of their unemployment benefits. It is still a pandemic, and this happened just in time for ...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 22
    03 Sep 2021 • 14 min read • 2 0
    Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Donda, Dond...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 21
    27 Aug 2021 • 19 min read • 3 2
    It just so happens this milk crate challenge comes right after a botched exit from Afghanistan. This is clearly a CIA op, but god damn has this week been full of some quality cringe. In America, every...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 20
    20 Aug 2021 • 10 min read • 2 3
    In a way, it feels like 2005 again. Three months ago, barely anyone cared about the Middle East, but after the U.S. bungled its exit strategy and the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan roughly five...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 19
    13 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 3 0
    Friends, it pains me to say this, but I must come clean before the woke leftist Antifa cancel culture mob comes to cancel me and cancel everything that is good and pure about This Is a Newsletter!, LL...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 18
    06 Aug 2021 • 19 min read • 3 0
    Everything in American domestic news exists under the pall of both a surge in the Delta variant and the way in which the eviction moratorium was allowed to lapse. This seems like a cruel, elaborate Da...
  • That Guy vs. the Internet, Vol. 17
    30 Jul 2021 • 13 min read • 3 0
    If America was a competently functioning society, Simone Biles withdrawing from the Olympics gymnastics competition to focus on her mental health would be perceived as a very normal and very rational ...
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