Ethan Jacobs

Ethan is a freelance culture writer living in Brooklyn. His writing appears in Stereogum, Noisey, and The Big Takeover, and elsewhere. Originally from Los Angeles, he loves cats, ketchup, and Madonna.
Culture
10.18.2016 4:18 PM
5 Google Chrome Extensions to Block the Presidential Election Madness
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Poop emoji is up in the polls.
Culture
10.12.2016 8:55 PM
Billy Bush Has Always Been a Fuckboi
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Just in case there was any confusion. 
Culture
10.11.2016 10:03 PM
Logo TV Is Celebrating Closeted People On National Coming Out Day 
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Because everyone can be proud, but not everyone can be proud publicly.
Culture
9.29.2016 10:39 PM
The Google Web Rangers Guest of Honor Ezekiel Mutua Is a Raging Homophobe
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Mutua is in charge of making sure broadcasted content in Kenya aligns with the country's homophobic values. 
Science
9.29.2016 6:32 PM
How Activists Made Outer Space LGBTQ Friendly
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Nonprofit LGBTQ organization Planting Peace launched a Pride flag into outer space. 
Culture
9.28.2016 11:12 PM
CamSoda's Performer Data Predicts Hillary Clinton Will Beat Donald Trump
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CamSoda has predicted voter outcome in swing states based on the popularity of certain cam models.
Culture
9.27.2016 2:45 AM
What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Men Having "Motherless" Babies
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Scientists may have discovered a way for men to reproduce without a woman's egg. Coverage has been baffling.
Mind and Body
9.27.2016 2:08 AM
Scientists Explain When Tinder Use Becomes a Psychological Issue
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"Sometimes we forget that dating is not an individual activity but a social one."
Gaming
9.27.2016 1:36 AM
Why the Queer Gaming Convention GaymerX Puts Fun Before Politics
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The queer gaming convention seeks to celebrate queer fandom in friendly environments.
Culture
9.22.2016 8:53 PM
Why the Hell Did Donald Trump's Friend Get Profiled by an LGBT Magazine?
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The famous internet troll shouldn't be on any magazine, let alone an LGBT advocacy one.
Culture
9.16.2016 2:53 PM
Timothy L. Tyler's Commutation is the Rare Win for LSD Legalization Advocates
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Obama's recent commutation of a Dead Head's life sentence for selling LSD has ignited a different legalization debate.
Culture
9.15.2016 7:58 PM
The Woke Internet is Pumped for Chelsea Manning
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Officials have agreed to provide Manning, a former soldier imprisoned under the Espionage Act, with gender transition surgery.
Culture
9.9.2016 1:01 AM
Apple's iPhone 7 Keynote Made People Horny, Pornhub Stats Show
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Pornhub experienced a dip in worldwide iOS traffic during Apple's keynote, but a surge immediately thereafter.
Culture
9.7.2016 9:58 PM
"Payphone Funeral" Short Film Dials Up Nostalgia Before Hanging Up
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Nick Smatt memorializes the pay phone.
Culture
9.2.2016 10:24 PM
What You Learn From 'Fash the Nation,' the Most Popular Alt-Right Podcast 
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Hatred, intimidation, and an insatiable desire to be noticed fuels the alt-right ideology. 
Innovation
9.2.2016 10:20 PM
You Dad's Chinos Are Getting a High-Tech Upgrade
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Dad pants are getting a major upgrade.
Culture
9.1.2016 4:16 PM
How Young Thug Uses Ambiguity to Reinforce His Art
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Whether or not it was his intention, Young Thug is becoming a boundary-breaking gender and sexuality spokesperson within the rap community.
Entertainment
8.26.2016 10:45 PM
5 Strange Accents Britney Spears Tries Her New Album 'Glory'
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The immaculate ninth album from the iconic pop star features all her best accents and vocal tricks.
Entertainment
8.26.2016 8:54 PM
What is Neo Culture Technology? Not a Band!
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Comprised of multiple subunits based around the globe, the male K-pop collective NCT has an unlimited number of members.
Entertainment
8.26.2016 8:07 PM
All the 'Jaws' Movies and Everything Else Coming to Netflix in September 2016
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Netflix is all about sharks in September.