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McSweeney’s Internet Tendency’s 16 Most-Read Articles of 2016


16. How to Negotiate a Raise If You’re a Woman
by Maura Quint

15. Now Is Not the Time to Criticize the Galaxy Note 7
by Wen Powers

14. Excuses I have Told My Son to Use For His Failure to Hand in English Homework, Excuses I Have Learned are Acceptable During a Thirty Year Career in Journalism, Books, and Film
by Nick Hornby

13. Famous Authors Reply to Your Unsolicited Dick Pics
by Jamie Cricks

12. Titles of Bach Chorales, as Translated By My Niece After One Semester of German
by Nolan Bonvouloir

11. No, I Don’t Dislike the New Ghostbusters Movie Because I Hate Women — It’s Because I Strongly Believe In Hollywood Finance Reform
by Samuel Priest

10. Don’t Worry, I Checked My Privilege
by Elliott Kalan

9. Let Me Translate My Emails For You
by Adriana Cloud

8. Comforting Thoughts for #NEVERHILLARY Bernie Supporters After Trump’s First Term
by David Kawalec

7. Obituaries for Teenage Girls If They Actually Died When They Say They’re Dying
by Karen Chee

6. Alternatives to Resting Bitch Face
by Susan Harlan

5. Jamie and Jeff’s Notes to the Babysitter
by Paul William Davies

4. I Would Rather Do Anything Else Than Grade Your Final Papers
by Robin Lee Mozer

3. Things the World’s Most and Least Privileged People Say
by John-Clark Levin

2. If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Write Women
by Meg Ellison

1. Post-Election College Paper Grading Rubric
by Daveena Tauber