Remember not too long ago when people started using investing apps like Robinhood to buy up shares of GameStop stock, and journalists looked to see if the Nazis on Telegram were involved and what overlap there was between the Nazis and the people who stormed the Capitol?

The cryptocurrency Bitcoin is now making a splash, which must mean it’s a bad thing. We usually go to Eric Holthaus when we want really bad takes on climate change, but now he’s weighing in on Bitcoin and suggesting that “the cruelty is the point.” The cruelty?

No, it’s weaponized toxic masculinity.