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Bridget Phetasy

Bridget Phetasy is a Spectator contributing editor.

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

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

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