Death to the Internet Craze

Adrian Chen · 08/12/11 02:14PM

The idea of the "internet craze" has outlived its usefulness. The half-life from internet meme to morning talk show segment is zero. It's time for journalists to retire this dumb pop cultural crutch. Every goddamn thing that happens on the internet is not an internet craze.

Ice Cream 'Cone-ing' Your New Favorite Fad

Lauri Apple · 06/12/11 08:28PM

Just last month we were all planking on top of cop cars and camels, reacquainting ourselves with the joy and sense of wonderment that we knew as children. Now it's time for Cone-ing: a new "craze" that involves fast-food ice cream cones and cold hands.