Hamilton Nolan · 01/28/13 12:06PM

An XOJane Story About Being Hired at XOJane and Told to Illustrate Stories With Pics of Myself (Feat. Pics of Myself).

All the Year-End Listicles We Didn't Get Around to Writing in 2011

Maureen O'Connor · 12/30/11 01:45PM

The year-end listicle is a stressful affair. It's important: You are defining a moment in history. It's hard: You have to remember stuff that happened twelve whole months ago, which is multiple millennia in internet years. Finally, it has a strict deadline: If you procrastinate, then the work you've done will be rendered completely irrelevant at the stroke of midnight on January 1st.

American Apparel CEO Touched by Gawker

Max Read · 04/05/11 07:35PM

Pervy American Apparel CEO Dov Charney told The Village Voice's Rosie Gray that he is "touched" to be "one of Gawker's death subjects," and while we never thought we'd say this, we are deeply excited to be touching Dov Charney (apparently to death?):

Michael Caine Impersonates Michael Caine

Marisa Gladstone · 01/08/11 06:00PM

Breaking: Michael Caine can do a spot-on impersonation of himself. And Sean Connery. And some others. Watch him perform them all, inside.

What a Generic News Report Looks Like

Christopher Han · 11/21/10 11:30AM

Look familiar? The good folks over at BBC Four made a spot-on parody of what pretty much every news report looks, feels, and sounds like. It's wonderfully meta.. cheeky, actually.

You Can't Keep A Good Hitler Meme Down

Elaine Moran · 04/21/10 03:11PM

If you're familiar with the Internet, you've surely seen Hitler freakout parody videos using footage from the movie "Downfall." When YouTube removed all of these videos, the good people over at Urlesque made their own...of Hitler reacting to the news.

Oprah Oprah Oprah

Hamilton Nolan · 02/02/10 11:08AM

Oprah is quitting her show next year to build her cable network, but have no fear: that network will feature a reality show about the final season of Oprah's show. And a show called "Miracle Detectives." Oprah Oprah Oprah. [NYT]

All Human Interaction Now Meta-Interaction

Hamilton Nolan · 01/04/10 11:59AM

Being in the same room with another human can be "weird," but being in a room every day watching television alone can be "suicide-inducing." If only there was some way to interact with other lonely, isolated television watchers, while alone...

Ads Now Inserted Into Other Ads

Hamilton Nolan · 09/28/09 11:45AM

The Home Shopping Network is a 24/7 ad for various useless crap. But is one single nonstop layer of ads enough, for consumers to learn about various pieces of crap? Or maybe could they put some ads in those ads?