It Took Basically a Whole Town to Salvage This Incompetent Marriage Proposal

Jay Hathaway · 08/27/15 10:30AM

This is how a proposal is supposed to go in Southport, N.C.: You head down to that fish bar by the water Saturday night, and take a walk on the dock with your girlfriend. “Hey, is that your mom?” she wonders, “What’s she doing here?” She turns around and you’re already on one knee, deftly whipping out the box containing your future fiancée’s engagement ring. Smooth. Flawless. But that’s not how it went for Matthew Picca, age 25.

The Best News Bloopers of 2013

Neetzan Zimmerman · 12/30/13 11:07AM

With a DVR in every home and a YouTube account in every computer, it's become impossible for news bloopers to go unnoticed.

K-Mart Uses Its Stupid Spammy Hashtag in Tweets About Shooting

Max Read · 12/14/12 04:22PM

It's been about six hours since the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., which means we're right on schedule for a tone-deaf corporate social meda account fuckup. And here it is: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrible tragedy," K-Mart tweeted after the shooting in Connecticut. With these three very appropriate hashtags: "#PrayforNewtown #CTShooting #Fab15Toys."