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Jon Ronson’s “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” is hilarious and alarming and scary… trolls be here

Ronson’s new book is all about being afraid… being very afraid… of social media and trolls Terrance Gavan – Blogger, Raconteur¬†and Crap Journalist [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Have you ever tweeted something so ridiculously ironic that you were sure that …

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The Psychopath Test… a reporter’s strange scary descent into the mindset of some wild and crazy serial killers

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][Dr. Bob Hare is a Canadian Psychologist renowned for his studies into psychopathy] Bob seemed melancholy. It was as if the crash had made him introspective. He said, almost to himself, “I should never have done all …

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Highlander Publisher Bram Lebo panders to the swimming pool lobby and we trip lightly into Jon Ronson’s “Psychopath Test”

BAM! MEGO – THE SHRIKE’S BRAM LEBO BEAT EDITOR [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][quote]Warning… The Shrike’s editorial staff (all five of us) exuberantly support everything Bam! Mego writes about the Highlander’s ersatz publisher Blaspheme Lebo. We gustily and wholeheartedly back the …