Tag Archives: Facebook

My hate mail from the Fox News viewers of Michigan

A few days ago, a friend of mine in San Francisco, in an attempt to better understand how Facebook’s ad targeting system works in practice, invested a few dollars and boosted a recent article of mine about Trump’s response to the white nationalist terrorist attack in Charlottesville. As I understand it, he specifically targeted Fox […]

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I chose the mime

I had two Facebook “friend” requests today… and I never thought that I’d utter these words, but I chose the mime. I’m tempted, on occasion, to “friend” one of the ample-breasted, duck-faced young women who approach me each day online. I’m curious as to how the men posting on their behalf would go about trying […]

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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with humankind’s most important artists… Episode 6: Polly Yates

This past summer, as I was killing knapwed at Water Street Commons, I had the good fortune of meeting Polly Yates, an artist from England who happened to be spending several weeks in Ypsilanti. After chatting with her a bit about her work, and the several pieces of artwork which have sprung up on Water […]

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An afternoon spent on Racebook

In the wake of the events in Ferguson, Cleveland and Staten Island, and the subsequent conversations we’ve all had about black lives mattering and the treatment of black Americans by police officers, I don’t suppose it’s any surprise that some white folks have decided to push back and challenge the prevailing “white cops are killing […]

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How to have more satisfying sex without actually reading the articles promising to show you how

I woke up this morning with an idea for a new series on this site. I’m going to start aggregating articles on how to have better sex from magazines like Cosmo, and online sources like Alternet, and seeing if I can figure out the main lessons they’re trying to convey based solely on an analysis […]

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