This satirical trip into "Trump country" is a New York Times op-ed come to life

As the Democratic party flails to find an identity in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, a number of journalists have tried to “make sense” of his victory by visiting Trump-voting towns and writing braindead editorials that only serve to expose how closed off they are from the realities of the poverty…

Twitter refuses to ban Alex Jones, says a bunch of words while failing to justify it

Confirming its status as the social media platform where propagating conspiracy theories that hound the families of school shooting victims out of their homes won’t get you banned, but pretending to be an Italian Elon Musk will, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey refused to give in to peer pressure—the coolest kind of…

Jimmy Eat World, to new bands: Choose a name with a good acronym

Choosing a name is one of the most important decisions a new band can make. And in this year of our lord 2018—when solid names like Car Seat Headrest and The String Cheese Incident are already taken—finding a really good name that will stand the test of time seems nearly impossible. Luckily, up-and-coming artists can…

Here’s a good take in the ongoing war over Luke Skywalker’s soul

The depiction of Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi became a lightning rod a lot for both the film’s champions and critics. Maybe it was the fact that the aging Jedi—along with his Rebellion-leading sister—represented the last bridge between the original trilogy and the Disney era, the old fans and the new, what Star Wars…

Hey, fuckmooks: David Simon's back on Twitter, and he's being positively poetic 

No one has ever accused The Wire’s David Simon of not knowing his way around a good piece of profanity; this is, after all, the guy who built one of the best crime scene investigation scenes of all time out of two guys finding different ways of saying “Fuck.” Still, Simon was in fine form last night, as he celebrated…

Good Twitter thread details the long lives and truly terrible deaths of lobsters

There are a handful of things that the average person knows about lobsters. They’re an expensive thing to order at a restaurant. According to cartoons, they’ll pinch the hell out of you. Jordan Peterson seems weirdly fixated on them. But, did you know that, technically speaking, lobsters can live forever? For a brief…

People on Twitter declare brief ceasefire to share their "tips for success"

Twitter typically fights among itself, users dunking on users dunking on users in an ouroboros of social-media frustration and anger. Sometimes this is justified; sometimes it isn’t. But one thing always remains true within its never-ending, tersely worded battlefield: the only way to unite Twitter—to accomplish a…

This Wheel Of Fortune Twitter account has all the best wrong answers

If you’re the type of person who watches game shows and screams out the answers as soon as you think you know them—and really, who isn’t?—then have we got a Twitter account for you. Wheel Of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) is a relatively new parody account that fills in the blanks on Wheel Of Fortune puzzles with such…