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Words Are Weapons

  • January 10, 2016

troll doll

“You f****** suck d*** do the world a favor a die”

– My Internet Troll

You can imagine my surprise when I woke up to these words in an email a few days ago (uncensored, of course)- my first experience with an internet troll. Everyone’s first experience with a troll is unique. For those who don’t know, an internet troll’s MO is to get a rise out of people by making vile, derogatory comments. I had three responses to reading these kind words. First, there was total confusion, followed by amusement, followed by, “I have GOT to get this into a blog post somehow.” Read more...