“Will I ever forget the moment I discovered “takebacktheinternet.tumblr” in my followers? “Ah!” I thought. “A fan site.”
It was not a fan site.
So, without further ado, I’ve decided to take the initiative and buy up all the potential tumblrs my less than enthusiastic followers might be inclined to one day occupy. These are:
[Ed note: unfunny Tumblr URLs have been redacted for your benefit]
I think that about covers it. Now what you gonna do?”
As for takebacktheinternet.tumblr.com, I think we’re going to maintain our efforts here to — you guessed it — TAKE BACK THE INTERNET. Or, rather, maintain our vise-like grip on said internet.
Keith has done an admirable job of perverting the purpose of this website, by bringing boring things like his Marxist politics and Nick Denton’s unfair labor practices into the fray. You have to admit, for the past couple of days, he’s really been setting the agenda. Own the agenda and you own the conversation.
No more. We hereby rededicate this site to its original purpose: underscoring the self-importance and rebutting the claptrap of Mr. Gessen and his ilk.