Enjoy some dispatches from the burbling center of hell, i.e. Jake Paul’s 74-video social media seminar

From a certain point of view, Jake and Logan Paul are the embodiment of everything wrong with the “internet generation.” They’re obsessed with their own celebrity, they seem to lack empathy for their fellow human beings, and despite these facts, or maybe because of them, they’re incredibly rich. It’s no wonder the…

Hey, let's not forget that YouTube's other Paul brother is awful, too

One of the more distressing things about the rise of YouTube star Logan Paul—who recently brought international ire down on himself with a video showing him and his buddies bro-ing around with what appears to be an actual human corpse—is that there’s functionally two of him. Beyond his own brand of “maverick”…

The worst things on the internet in 2017

There were many things on the internet in 2017, some of which were very good! Dril is here, for example. Tom Hanks still signs all of his tweets “Hanx.” The internet turned the Babadook into a gay icon, and there was that time Kurt Eichenwald tweeted out some tentacle porn. These were all good things, worth…

World’s worst person Jake Paul releases rap track about what a good person he is

For many people, the first time we discovered YouTube celebrity Jake Paul was when a local news clip of him went viral. In the clip, he could be seen unapologetically raising hell in his Los Angeles mansion, gloating how bad he was making his neighbors’ lives while whipping fans into a frenzy and attempting to scale…

Read This: In Hollywood today, followers are as important as acting classes

In Hollywood’s Golden Age, the proverbial trip to stardom was immortalized in movies like A Star Is Born: a chance meeting with a talent agent at a notions counter, an appearance as an unscheduled understudy, a standout player in a movie’s bit part. But today’s new crop of famous people come from a wide variety of…