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Samantha Grasso

Writer and graphics at Discourse Blog. Also, Texan.

Presenting: the Nominees for Discourse Blog’s Person of the Year

The people who made our lives slightly better (or worse) in 2020.

The Discourse
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Instagram’s Millennial Lifestyle Ads Are Haunting Me

My feed is basically unusable thanks to these endless, patronizing ads.

Bad Online
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Operation Santa: Pandemic Edition Is as Depressing as It Sounds

The bleakness at the heart of the USPS program is especially pronounced this year.

How Things Work
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The ‘Hire More Women Guards’ Presidency is Here

A round of applause for the diverse leaders of U.S. empire.

Politics
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Shocker: TV’s Quest to Purge Blackface Was Less Than Genuine

Was this ever really about being thoughtful, or just about not looking racist in public?

TV
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Sure Feels Like Someone in Congress Is Going to Die From COVID

How could these people — with the power do actually do something — be so reckless?

Congress
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I Wish Harry Styles in a Dress Was the Threat These Nutjobs Think It Is

This is the future that liberals want!!!!!

Culture
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I Can’t Wait to Have Pandemic Fun at America’s Biggest Indoor Waterpark

Just what we needed during a third COVID wave amid a pandemic in a state with a double-digit positivity rate.

COVID
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Everything You Need to Know About the Internet Mess That Has Left Me For Dead

What the fuck is going on here?????

Bad Online
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Congrats to Everyone in the Trump Administration Who Will Face No Consequences for Their Crimes

They will never experience an ounce of retribution from the systems that have the power to hold them accountable.

Fever Swamp
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DONALD TRUMP LOST!!!!!!!

HE LOST! HE LOST! HE LOST! HE LOST! HE LOST!

Elections
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Congrats to the Gap for Winning the ‘Terrible Election Responses’ Race

Fuck right the fuck off with this pandering bullshit and stay there!!!

Culture
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To All the Campaigns I’ve Ghosted Before

A non-inclusive list of all the campaign texts I never answered (and the one I did).

Elections
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Finding My Grandparents’ Graves Online

The internet works in mysterious ways.

Culture
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Stephen Miller Is, Unfortunately, Healthy and Evil Again

Here he is, well-rested and ready to continue his ghoulish anti-immigrant bullshit.

Immigration
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Please, Fuck Off: 2020 Adult Halloween

Cancel it. Incinerate it. Trap it in a box lined with knives and wrap it up in chains and padlocks and throw it in the bottom of the lake.

Culture
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Will People Still Care When it’s No Longer Trump Doing It?

It is wrong to assume that we're voting for a Biden administration that won't just revert back to an immigration status quo.

Immigration
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‘You Need to Be Alarmed’

Discourses with: a non-binary, Black director of two Southern abortion funds.

Justice
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Oatmeal Is Tearing Us Apart

Civil war has broken out because some people like oatmeal and some other people are wrong.

The Discourse
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You’ve Been Watching Army Propaganda This Entire Time

How an old MTV reality show opened my eyes about the military's iron grip on our culture.

Culture
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