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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…

Watch Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon improvise a Rick And Morty episode with action figures

Attention Rick And Morty superfans: Please, if you can, stop verbally abusing your local McDonald’s employees for a second so you can hear about this amazing opportunity. Working in conjunction with the fundraising platform Omaze, Rick And Morty creators Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon are giving one lucky fan the…

9 Things to Watch, Read, and Do if You're in Rick and Morty Withdrawal

Oh jeez, it’s been rough since Rick and Morty ended. The emptiness grows even worse when you consider season four won’t be arriving for “like a really long time,” according to Adult Swim. Where can you turn to fill the void, beyond endless repeats of seasons one through three? We have some suggestions, and thankfully…

Why are so many Rick And Morty fans worked up about McDonald's Szechuan Sauce?

How did a one-off joke about a discontinued McDonald’s dipping sauce turn into the insanity we witnessed this past weekend? The A.V. Club tracked the timeline of events in the video above. It all started with the season-three premiere of Rick And Morty, with Rick infiltrating and dismantling the Galactic Federation,…

Monster pretends to be Rick And Morty creator on Twitter, cancels show

One handy trick among Twitter’s blue checkmark crowd (polishes apple, takes a large, crackling bite) is that, by changing your display name, bio, and image, you can much more realistically impersonate other famous people. The only thing giving you away is your actual handle, which most people don’t pay much attention…

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Justin Roiland dings McDonald’s for Rick And Morty Szechuan sauce promo

The dust is settling over the great Szechuan sauce debacle of 2017, McDonald’s spectacular failure of a promotional event. Last Saturday, the fast-food giant tried to capitalize on Rick And Morty fans’ obsession with Rick’s dipping-sauce obsession, but either didn’t anticipate the overwhelming response—presumably…

Rick And Morty fans are going to war with each other over this Szechuan sauce thing

Look, we’ve tried really hard to take the side of the show here. Taken on its own, Rick And Morty is about as well-written as any comedy or sci-fi show on TV, absolutely deserving its status as the top-rated comedy on the air. But of course, we cannot view it in a vacuum. We have to view it alongside Rick And Morty…

McDonald's woefully underestimates how much Rick And Morty fans want their goddamn dipping sauce

We have to give it up to the McDonald’s marketing team: When Rick And Morty creator Justin Roiland’s food-based obsessions gave them an opening into the fervent fanbase of one of TV’s hottest shows, they grabbed that greasy, breaded football and ran with it, as far and as fast as it could take them. Those efforts…

Elon Musk loves Rick And Morty, proving it is the TV show of mega-geniuses

At this point, the most pressing question about Rick And Morty is not if Beth is a clone or how they’ll top their excellent third season. It is, rather, whether or not the show can somehow transcend its reputation for fostering a fan base of insufferable, faux-intelligent, self-important “nerd culture” warriors,…