Culled from CJR’s frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the Internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the past week:

Bret Easton Ellis’s real art form is the Tweet — “Come over at do bring coke now”

The 17 ways we argue in politics — The Intemperate Outburst on Twitter That Proves All My Foes Are Basically Raging Sub-Morons

Gawker’s Adrian Chen and Max Read collaborate on an important political satire — “[I]magine if Glenn Greenwald cared as much about Beyonce as he does about drone strikes”

What is middle class in Manhattan? — “The average Manhattan apartment, at $3,973 a month, costs almost $2,800 more than the average rental nationwide. The average sale price of a home in Manhattan last year was $1.46 million … the average sale price for a new home in the United States was just under $230,000”

The story of the Times’ most-read stories of 2012 — What types of pieces tended to do well

Internet users demand less interactivity — “We just want to visit Web sites and look at them”

Salon’s guide to writing a memoir — How to avoid embarrassing yourself (but not your family)

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