Aimlessly browsing the internet is sort of like taking a pediegg to your callouses without soaking them first. Stuff definitely happens, but it sure as hell ain’t pleasant. Every once in a while, however, something extraordinary rises above the web’s feculent froth. A good idea is churned out by the internet machine…
There’s a memorable gag from the (unfortunately revived) Arrested Development that goes like this: A character sees a brown paper bag labeled “dead dove, do not eat,” opens the bag anyway, reacts in disgust, and then remarks, “I don’t know what I expected.” It’s a pretty good approximation of how the bone hurting…
Tumblr is often a place where people discuss identity politics, but how much more complicated would those identity politics be if they included vampires, werewolves, fairies, and other fantastical creatures?
Tumblr—the internet’s preferred space for fandoms and emotional self-flagellation—is undergoing a particularly bizarre moderation crisis. While Facebook struggles with war photography and police brutality and Twitter makes limp attempts to boot trolls, Tumblr appears to be removing totally innocuous videos of pets and…
Is this how the rest of the world sees Trump? Or perhaps what his true face looks like when he peels back his human mask? Is The Donald a close relative of Graham?
Most Overwatch characters are not related to each other, but as far as the community is concerned? The roster might as well be a big ‘ol family. Soldier 76, with his grumpy gruffness and ample experience in the field, is of course the dad.
Yahoo released its latest earnings report today, and while there were some bright nuggets for the beleaguered company—its reported revenue for the second quarter of this year beat analyst estimates—there was one distinct black mark. Yahoo recorded a total goodwill impairment charge of $482 million related to its…
Pokemon GO is a game that relies on its players going on long walks, meaning that some will eventually find any way to get around that system.
On Thursday, YouTube announced the launch mobile live streaming capabilities for select users, a service that will compete with Periscope and Facebook Live.
Like a little kid tagging along after its siblings, tumblr has decidedit wants to join the fun with live video too.
The internet has been my gateway to a lot of confusing, upsetting, and offensive stuff. But lately the thing that’s caused me the most revulsion has been a photoset of someone pouring tequila into a mason jar full of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. “How much do you have to hate yourself to do this,” one of the post’s replies…
In November 2013, Yahoo hired high-profile TV news anchor Katie Couric to be its “global anchor,” a nebulous position that company CEO Marissa Mayer said would involve “being the face of Yahoo News and shooting features for our homepage.” Couric was compensated handsomely for the deal, receiving $6 million per year,…
The State Department released its latest Hillary Clinton email dump today, and I did it. I found two mysteries curled up in one email. It’s a brief missive of substantial obscurity, from the last release on October 30..............yet..................... it has been wholly ignored by the mainstream media. No longer!
Tumblr users have taken a tired homophobic post and given it a futuristic twist, making it funny and inclusive instead of intolerant.
So this is a thing that actually happened. Yesterday at New York Fashion Week, Tumblr debuted its very own line of dresses, shirts, sweaters and accessories — inspired by ten of the social network’s artists.
The clash of superheroes movie doesn’t come out until May 2016. That hasn’t stopped the Internet.
Favorite Tumblr of the moment: Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals, “the definitive guide to non-existent police procedurals.” Written by Luke Burns and James Folta, it won a humor prize from Chronicle Books; peruse its pages for descriptions of TV shows just a shade too cheeky to be real.
Turns out, things can get pretty silly when you’re stuck inside a vault for most of your life. Who would have thought?
Last weekend, CatCon took the internet by storm. 10,000 people descended on the convention in L.A., which featured appearances by celebrity cats, cat-centric panels, and all the cat swag you could shake a stick with a dangling feather at.