“Hi, I am a reality show producer looking for an assistant for a Real Superman Show.” Simple, yes? No. This is “high concept” metaphysical stuff, and you, potential assistant, need to grasp the tenuous connection between phenomenal celebreality and literary fiction, so please bear with this producer for 5,500 words.
Did you know that the federal government is on track to enact massive, across-the-board spending cuts one week from today—cuts that that could affect important government services, cost hundreds of thousands of people their jobs and greatly slow the growth of the economy? No? You didn't? It's okay: it's an incredibly boring story. But don't worry! We're going to make it interesting, the only way we know how: by putting it in the mouths of attractive famous people. Here now: Ryan Gosling and Kate Upton explain the sequester.
The "rule number one of the web," according to Mashable, is "don't mess with the Oatmeal." Last week, Buzzfeed messed with the Oatmeal. Jack Stuef wrote a long post about the webcomic site, its creator Matt Inman, his background in shady SEO marketing, and his use of those same tactics in his comic business. In response, Inman posted an long, mostly handwritten response to his website, identifying one serious factual error and disputing several other contentions in the Buzzfeed piece. The internet was thrilled.
Male comedians are weird. They jerk off all the time, and then go on stage and talk about jerking off all the time, for money and laughs. But our nation's most hilarious stand-up comic and critically cherished sitcom auteur adds a thrilling twist to his onanistic escapades: He traps unsuspecting women in his hotel room and makes them stick around until he's done.
This fan-made trailer of the Archie comics brings to life the seedy underbelly of Riverdale high and unspoken issues in the comics. Jughead is gay?! Reggie's a cokehead?! Veronica is... well, we all knew Veronica was kind of a whore.