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All miracles pale in comparison to the joy of ruining a writer’s life.

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Walking on water. Turning water into wine. Sex. All these miracles pale in comparison to the joy of ruining a writer’s life with a single comment.

To be the most vicious and aggressive commenter of all time, follow my steps. There’s nothing better than putting arrogant “writers” in their place. One day, you might even take my title for “Writer’s Worst Nightmare.”

First, if the writer is talking about an extremely vulnerable experience in their lives, like losing a sibling, make them suffer for their vulnerability. …


A child pornography scandal gave him 15 and a half years in prison

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When I was a kid, I remember Jared from Subway, who, in commercials, claimed he lost over 200 pounds just by eating Subway sandwiches and constantly presented before and after photos of his progress. He even showed his jeans of when he weighed more than 400 pounds as a comparison to his then much slimmer weight.

While my brother and I knew that you do much more than eat Subway sandwiches to lose 200 pounds, the effects still stuck with us — Subway became our go-to “healthy” fast-food restaurant. …


“You’ve got to be a dummy or a psycho to do something like that. That was evil.”

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In a D.C. Starbucks in 1997, a man named Carl D. Cooper shot and killed three store employees.

According to The Washington Times, Cooper was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty to the murders. He pleaded to 47 federal charges at the U.S.District Court, and prosecutors did not seek a death penalty as a result of his affidavit and cooperation.

On the day in question, July 6, 1997, Steve Vogel and Cheryl W. …

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