Men Who Tip Camgirls: Survey Results

Higher tippers like what sorts of camgirls more? A: Girls who complain about freeloaders B: Girls who talk loudly about feminism C: Girls who look really girl next door D: Begging for tips on social media E: ALL OF THE FUCKING ABOVE?! — I started out with 951 responses. I’m interested in motivations of common […]

What makes a camgirl successful? Survey results

Option A: Having natural hair color Option B: Being really hot Option C: Doing lots of drugs Option D: Doing a fuckton of games Option E: All of the above hint: the answer is E My Data Has Limits, Beware! I got 311 responses from people who identified as cam performers. I threw out all male cammers, […]

Play Anger

I wish there were a word for anger you don’t believe in. I mean shallow anger, anger you ‘buy into’ like it’s part of a game. Anger you know would go away if you stopped for a minute to look at the source, but you feel it anyway because it’s fun, because it makes you […]

Conversational Styles

I’ve been viewing social interactions lately through two spectrums – word count and conversational deference. Word count is simple – the total amount of words peoples say, and if it’s high or low. Some people talk a lot, others don’t talk very much. Deference is the amount of dominance you use when speaking. When two […]

Loyalty Hierarchies

I like thinking of proper secret-sharing protocol in the context of loyalty hierarchies. When I share personal information with someone, I have an implicit assumption that they will share this information only with people higher in their loyalty hierarchy than I am. For example: I tell my friend Barbara that I am having marriage difficulty […]

Wiki Links

Over time I’ve been saving some of my favorite articles from those inevitable Wikipedia doom spirals. Here’s a list of odd, interesting, unusual, or curious links straight from my juicy bookmarks folder! Fatal familial insomnia Stigmata Common cuckoo #Breeding Mudita Shutdown law List of selfie-related injuries and deaths HIV/AIDS denialism Wright brothers patent war Igaluk […]

Strange Subculture List

I was shocked the other day at discovering there was a Hillary Clinton subreddit. Who the hell supports Hillary? Turns out – a lot of people. Same with the police subreddit. For every police shooting, you can go to that sub and watch police giving every possible explanation for why the shooting was justified. So […]

Spectrums of Identity

1. Belief The Apatheist This is the guy who doesn’t believe anything. Completely unconcerned with politics, religion, or even opinions about himself, he’s infuriatingly hard to pin down. Frequently contradicts himself and doesn’t seem to care. Ask him what he thinks is true and he’ll shrug his shoulders, exhale a bong rip, and say “what […]