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Bridget Phetasy

Bridget Phetasy is a Spectator columnist and contributing editor. She is also the host of the Weekly Dumpster Fire on YouTube and the Walk-Ins Welcome podcast. Follow her on Twitter, Rumble and YouTube, or join her community at phetasy.com.

Culture

I am woman. Watch me push

In an effort to make everything inclusive, we are erasing women

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

A state of virtual war

Most of us can’t tell the difference between high-quality video games and actual war

By Bridget Phetasy

Culture

#Wanderlusting

For someone with a gypsy soul, traveling is life

By Bridget Phetasy

Science & Tech

In the valley of the shadow of birth

Pregnancy revealed that I didn’t know anything.

By Bridget Phetasy

COVID

It’s the Dawn of Omicron

I’m more afraid of how governments will weaponize a new variant than of the Omicron variant itself

By Bridget Phetasy

Culture

Pregnant at the end of the world

Seeing that new life on the ultrasound gave me hope for the future — not dread

By Bridget Phetasy

Politics

America needs a 12-step program

As I hit my eighth sober birthday, I’m reflecting on exactly how much getting sober played a part in where I am today

By Bridget Phetasy

Politics

Worse than porn

I am a ‘media personality’ who occasionally opens my pie-hole on conservative media outlets. I’ve even appeared on Fox

By Bridget Phetasy

Politics

My country, right or left

Today, the Democratic version of patriotism seems to be an endless stream of resentment and self-loathing

By Bridget Phetasy

Science & Tech

A matter of life and death

The space between a biopsy and the results

By Bridget Phetasy

Business

Playboy of the western world

We aren’t living in Hef’s cultured Playboy world anymore; if anything, we are living in Hustler’s nightmare

By Bridget Phetasy

Science & Tech

I hate vaccine passports — and you should too

Who believes that the government, Big Tech and corporations have our best interest at heart?

By Bridget Phetasy

International

How to overcome the new fear of flying

With few exceptions, almost every single person tried to talk us out of going

By Bridget Phetasy

Finance

Now make me rich

Are Bridget’s meme stonks going to the moon?

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

Well, whatever, never mind

My coping mechanism has been the same for decades: laughter, cynicism and mocking irreverence

By Bridget Phetasy

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