FUBU, the clothing brand founded by Shark Tank’s fourth most vicious shark, Daymond John, famously stands for, “For us, by us.” The “us” who FUBU was created by and intended for is not, as it turns out, white KKK members from backwater Georgia.
With Caitlyn Jenner’s public debut dominating the news cycle this week, people who are uncomfortable that Bruce is now Caitlyn are trying to tear her down by claiming she’s not a real American hero, like The Troops. This is a bad and disingenuous argument, which makes it all the more satisfying to see it buried under a heap of sweet, sweet irony.
Life is short and cruel and then you get on the Price is Right.
Oh boy. We've long been aware that there is no room for irony in the vacuum of cable news, but Bill O'Reilly's segment last night on White Privilege™ was really something special. It doesn't exist, the man says! A lie perpetrated by a society of humans too goddamn lazy to overcome the disadvantages they are born into and most importantly: Bill O'Reilly himself.
BioShock Infinite creator Ken Levine describes the game as a Rorshach test. What you make of Columbia—a sort of alternate-history America with more flying islands and killer George Washington robots—probably says more about you than it does about BioShock Infinite. Do you read the imagery as patriotism or propaganda?
"Watters' World" is The O'Reilly Factor's Daily Show-esque segment wherein reporter Jesse Watters attempts to skewer issues and ideas capturing/distracting the American conversation. In this edition, Watters crashes the 2014 National Organization for Women conference in Albuquerque to figure out what the hell these broads are even talking about when they say there's a "war on women."