The Internet is the New Literature, March 13

by robinhardwick

So much good stuff to read from this week.

The Bizarre, Unsolved Mystery of ‘My Immortal,’ the World’s Worst Fanfiction Story [Vulture]

Porntopia [Grantland]

The Wrong Way [Mother Jones]

The Brief, Extraordinary Life of Cody Spafford [Seattle Met]

The Middle of Things: Advice for Young Writers [The New Yorker]

Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband [Wired]

Did Amazon Sink the Queen of Online Erotica [Vulture]

The End of Creativity [Medium]

‘I Can’t Get Over How Bad It Was’: A Lisa Vanderpump Restaurant Crawl [Jezebel]

Om-ing by the Beach With Andrew Keegan, Former Teen Idol Turned Spiritual Guru [Vulture]

‘We Are the World’ at 30 A Minute-by-Minute Breakdown [Rolling Stone]

The Making of ‘Mad Men’ An Oral History [The Hollywood Reporter]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: ‘The Jinx’ and Our Collective Fascination With Sociopaths [Grantland]

Salon’s Patton Oswalt peace summit [Salon]

When Rock ‘n’ Roll Loomed Large Over the Sunset Strip [Collector’s Weekly]

An Open Letter to Kid Rock About the Word ‘Gay’ [Esquire]