Contributing editor

Bridget Phetasy

Bridget is a contributing editor to The Spectator.

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

What I got wrong in 2020

It’s possible I underestimated the national tolerance for dysfunction and overestimated our addiction to entertainment

By Bridget Phetasy

Humor

Letter from the online trenches

‘For four years I’ve woken up in my Brooklyn apartment, heart heavy with the knowledge that I am living under the tyrannical rule of a madman’

By Bridget Phetasy

How to confront uncertainty

If there’s any lesson we should take from 2020 it is that it can get worse and often does

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

Letters from the politically homeless

Almost every Democrat voting for Trump has a story about being ostracized, shamed or losing a friend

By Bridget Phetasy

Politics

Why I won’t vote

If Trump wins, I reckon America will burn. If Trump loses, America will burn

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

Twitter has stolen my life

I’m a slave to my online persona. And she’s a slave to the algorithm, and we must feed the algorithm

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

What we need is social media distancing

Social media brings out the worst in us because the algorithm rewards us for being tribal, divisive and emotional

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

Rebuilding #MeToo

Just because politics took the movement and made it toxic, doesn’t mean we can’t take it back

By Bridget Phetasy

Internet

I survived a 20-minute internet outage during lockdown

What if it never works again? What if our infrastructure is finally collapsing? What if this is it?

By Bridget Phetasy

Home

It’s gonna be a long day with myself

Why am I so hungry? Oh because it’s noon and I’ve been on Twitter for four hours

By Bridget Phetasy

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