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    April 23, 2014

    MTA Unamused By Shia LaBeouf's Latest Cry for Attention

    "Oh, that's cute," an MTA worker said, noticing for the first time an ad installed near the southwest stairs at the Bedford L stop on Wednesday morning. The ad, a four feet by five feet black and white collage, features the heads of Shia LaBeouf, Picasso and God (as imagined by Michelangelo in the ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    71 Things to Do While You Wait for Breaking Dawn to Finally Be Out in Theaters

    ​Unless you are a fan of the Twilight saga (and if you're not, what is WRONG with you?), you may not be aware that Breaking Dawn, the finale of the series, in which Bella and Edward actually make a vampire-human baby, will be out in theaters on November 18. This is only part one of the finale, ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Live: J. Cole Brings His Stardust To The Bowery Ballroom

    J. Cole Bowery Ballroom Tuesday, August 9 Better than: Listening to "Headlines" on repeat. (Or even once.) It's not easy being J. Cole. Great expectations have been dumped on him, a steaming pile of hope and hype and hoopla on his shoulders. Bossman Jay-Z shoved him into the spotlight on "A Star ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    How Often Do Air Conditioners Fall Out of NYC Windows and Kill People?

    Ah, New York City in the summer! Generally, we really do love it, despite the on-the-way-to-work sweatiness and fish-in-an-old-sweat-sock smells. But with summer comes air conditioners, and with air conditioners come inept installations into apartment windows, and with inept installations come the o ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    On May 21, the World Could End. What Should You Wear?

    ​Earlier today, I received the following URGENT text message: "What are you wearing for judgment day? I don't want to overdress." This is an important point! One should always dress for success, for the job they want, not the job that wants them, or the god they want, not the god that wants th ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    15 Questions You Should Never Ask Anyone, Ever

    ​There is such a thing as a bad question. Some things just don't need to be said. Or asked. The following 15 inquiries are, at best, inane conversational placeholders demonstrating lack of creativity and inaneness. At worst, they will encourage anger, retaliation, and, possibly, someone to try ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Joe Biden Feeds the Trolls on Yahoo! Answers

    Yahoo! Answers, tough questions​Yahoo! Answers ranks barely above YouTube comments as the saddest, scummiest place for bizarre questions and offensive anonymous responses on the mainstream internet. So it's a bit strange, but not exactly surprising that President Barack takes to YouTube to con ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Debrahlee Lorenzana Story Goes Global, Viral, Crazy

    CBS​Ex Citibanker Debrahlee Lorenzana has been all over the national and local news, starting with last week's issue of the Voice and, most recently, hitting the TV morning show circuit, including appearances on Today and Good Morning America this morning -- despite her current employer JPMorg ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    The Magic of the Internet: "Why Won't My Parakeet Eat My Diarrhea?"

    ​We didn't think that many people could spell diarrhea properly, but there it is, the hottest item on Google Trends: "Why Won't My Parakeet Eat My Diarrhea." It's been a Yahoo Answers query since July, but today people are really starting to get into it, and offer helpful answers (" Parakeets ... More >>

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    September 22, 2009
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    March 3, 2009

    Poop Toy Fraud Provokes Outrage, Soul-Searching

    Behold the internet's latest idiot detector: Poopy-Time Fun Shapes, an alleged toilet-training toy. Commenters at several time-waster sites divide between those who see the con ("will probably mitigate the pyschological damage of sleepovers at Uncle Roger's") and those who do not ("OMG! It is bad ... More >>