Best Stuff I Read on the Internet December 19

by robinhardwick

‘The Heart, She Holler’ and PFFR’s Insane Trilogy of Ignorance [Splitsider]

The legendary X-rated Butthole Surfers show at Danceteria [Dangerous Minds]

Two Decades in Comedy’s Best Writers’ Rooms: A Conversation with John Riggi [The Awl]

Inside the Collapse of the New Republic [The New Yorker]

The Real Kenny Powers? [Vice]

White Kids Will Be Kids [Pacific Standard]

2014: The Year of Outrage [Slate]

The Disaster Story That Hollywood Had Coming [The Daily Beast]

Social Anxiety: A Play in Three Acts [The Toast]

The Birdcage [Grantland]

How Two Guys Built A Huge YouTube Following With A Bunch Of Obnoxious Barbies [Business Insider]

Oakland Wants You to Stop Calling It the ‘Next Brooklyn’ [Next City]

The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder? [The Daily Beast]