Donald Glover fans are taking over a Trump subreddit, but not the Trump subreddit

Today, the internet has reacted with predictable glee at the news that Donald Glover fans on Reddit have taken over a subreddit dedicated to Donald Trump, flooding the page with Donald Glover memes, Community gifs, and posts about how Glover should run for president. It’s the kind of fun prank that Reddit excels at,…

A NASA scientist weighs in on the warmth of tauntaun corpses thanks to the new podcast Bad Science 

In the episodes leading up to January 1983, co-host Scott Weinberg lamented that he was dreading 1983, calling it one of the worst cinematic years he experienced in his lifetime. June certainly is a mixed bag of films for the summer season, featuring teen sex comedies, Gérard Depardieu, and a 4-hour-long Ingmar…

The US Air Force has weighed in on the "Yanny vs. Laurel" debate, and it's fucking horrifying

The internet has been having some fun lately, debating whether a little audio clip sounds more like it’s saying “yanny” or “laurel.” The split between what people hear, reminiscent of the good old days of The Dress, has inspired the kind of universal humor and gentle fun that too rarely fills our timelines these days.…

Stan Lee claims people have been impersonating him on social media, sues his former company for $1 billion

The legal concerns surrounding comic book mastermind Stan Lee have taken yet another weird (and expensive) turn this week, with THR reporting that the former Marvel editor-in-chief has now launched a billion-dollar lawsuit against POW! Entertainment, a company he once co-founded, while also claiming that some of those…

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Klout shuts down, forcing us to go back to judging people the old-fashioned way

Presaging a dark future in which human beings will only be able to judge each other on what they say, do, and look like—rather than an abstract “score” built off the quality of their followers on Insta—The Verge reports that online rating system Klout is shutting down. Parent company Lithium Technologies announced…

The only thing to do with the "intellectual dark web" is laugh at it

With conservative ideology in political and cultural ascendancy, there’s no better time to be worried about whether conservatives are being given their dues. So says “Meet The Renegades Of The Intellectual Dark Web,” a baffling New York Times article in which Bari Weiss, defender of the downtrodden, highlights key…