A Dramatic Reading of My YouTube Hate Comments

A Time writer reads her favorite insults aloud.

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As more women (and, thankfully, men) come forward and talk about the bizarrely misogynistic remarks that are the default for internet commenting, especially on YouTube, it seemed appropriate to answer those comments in the medium that provoked them in the first place: video. Since I’d written recently about the kind of comments my appearances on YouTube draw, I was asked to be the subject of this little piece of experimental theater. This video is bleeped but still NESFWDOWYW (Not Exactly Suitable For Work, Depending on Where You Work.) Um, enjoy.