Tag: Viral

Former ‘SNL’ Cast Members Rob Schneider, David Spade, And Norm MacDonald Defend Shane Gillis

The ousting of Shane Gillis from Saturday Night Live this week — over a history of racist, homophobic, and sexist remarks — has once again reignited the debate around cancel culture and the line between funny and offensive. Though the consensus on Twitter seems to be that Gillis more or less reaped what he sowed, […]

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The Firing Of Shane Gillis From ‘SNL’ Isn’t Eliciting Much Sympathy From Fans

Late Monday afternoon, a spokesperson for Lorne Michaels announced that Saturday Night Live would be cutting ties with new hire Shane Gillis, who was previously announced to be joining the upcoming season 45 cast along comedians Chloe Fineman and Bowen Yang as featured players. However shortly after the news was announced, recent podcasts from 2018 […]

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Ben Shapiro Is Being Mocked For Demanding Descriptions Of Brett Kavanaugh’s Gentalia

Ben Shapiro used to be more or less exclusively known by the far-right commentariat, but in the last couple years, he crossed over into the mainstream — not as someone who can reach across the aisle with unifying thinking but as a reliable punching bag, someone whose relentless outside-the-box hot takes are always ripe for […]

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Sean Spicer Made His ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Debut And Everyone Thinks It’s Totally Fine (Not Really)

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who served in the position until his resignation in July of 2017, has been keeping busy. While much of his post-Trump administration work has included a controversial appearance at the 2017 Emmy Awards, numerous speaking engagements and television appearances, a book deal, and other accolades, at least a […]

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Joe Biden’s Old Story About A Gang Leader Named ‘Corn Pop’ Is Driving Twitter Crazy

Joe Biden may be the Democratic presidential frontrunner in most polls, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s behind him. Far from it. For many the former vice president is not the man who will beat Trump. He’s too old, he’s too prone to gaffes, he tells too many weird stories, he’s the last person alive who […]

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The Director Of ‘Leaving Neverland’ Didn’t Find Dave Chappelle’s Michael Jackson Jokes Very Funny

Dave Chappelle‘s latest standup, Sticks & Stones, has gotten a lot of press because of the subject of his jokes, not necessarily the quality. The legendary standup’s latest Netflix hour has a surprise ending and a lot of jokes that have sparked a debate about what’s appropriate to joke about in the first place. Chappelle […]

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We Taste-Tested Two Chicken Sandwiches (With Better Sourcing Policies Than Popeyes)

The summer of 2019 brought the great chicken wars. Popeyes changed the game when they released their sandwich to the masses, giving rise to The Purge levels of chaos and endless opinions about what makes a great fried chicken sandwich. Over the next few weeks, that conversation widened beyond just sauce, spiciness, and bun quality. […]

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Kobe Bryant Clarifies Comments After Appearing to Shade a Middle School Girl for Dancing Instead of Balling

Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) Kobe Bryant is doing some serious damage control setting the record straight after an Instagram post that appeared to show him throwing a 7th-grade girl under the bus went viral on Wednesday night. In case you missed it, Bryant now coaches AAU basketball for middle school girls. Early Wednesday, the […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name The Absolute Best Rye Whiskeys To Drink This Fall

We have the perfect prescription for the upcoming end-of-summer blues: rye whiskey. That’s right, feel free to move on from your summery gins, tequilas, vodkas, and rums and right into spicy, peppery rye whiskeys. We’re calling it right now — rye whiskey will be the spirit of fall 2019. Get on board or look like […]

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KFC Is Launching A Dating Game In Which You Can Woo A Hot Colonel Sanders

Popeyes may be out of their instant classic chicken sandwich until further notice, but KFC knows they’ll never win this battle, even if they created some concoction with, let’s say, Cheetos as well as a kind of Cheetos-mayo sauce. So they’ll have to think outside the box — like, way, way out of the box. […]

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Trump And Ex-National Security Adviser John Bolton Are Fighting On Twitter And Everyone Has Jokes

Midday on Tuesday, President Donald Trump declared on Twitter that he had asked for the resignation of John Bolton, his current national security adviser. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House,” he wrote in a tweet. “I asked John for his resignation, which was given […]

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Everything You Need To Know About This Week’s Apple Event

It’s the season you’ve been waiting for. No, not the beginning of Fall. As far as we’re concerned, it’s still boiling-hot river-swimming weather. We’re talking, of course, about the bi-annual Apple Event, held every September and March — so that the consumer technology behemoth can roll-out new products, make updates to old products, and make […]

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Wendy’s Is All About Breakfast Now — Here’s What’s Coming

The fast-food wars go beyond the argument over which fast-food chicken sandwich is the most delicious and ethical — this sh*t runs deep. For every best burger list out there, you have similar arguments over french fries, milkshakes, and chicken tenders. If you can eat it and order it from a drive-thru, you’d better believe […]

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Former CIA Spy Valerie Plame Released A Campaign Ad Everyone Thinks Looks Like An Action Movie Trailer

Monday was a day of throwbacks to recent decades past, from word of a Face/Off reboot to news that near-Dick Cheney successor Sarah Palin is being dumped by her husband. Speaking of Cheney, Valerie Plame — the CIA spy notoriously outed by the former vice president’s team as petty retaliation against her husband for a […]

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Everyone Is Confused By The ‘Face/Off’ Reboot News, But They’ve Also Got Casting Ideas

From the heavily meta BH90210 to the upcoming Mortal Kombat, all kinds of properties are being rebooted, remake or “revived” thanks to the ongoing nostalgia boom. Some of these titles, like Netflix’s Fuller House series, have already began making their final bows. But that doesn’t mean that more is on the way, and sure enough, […]

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‘Jojo Rabbit’ First Reactions Call Taika Waititi’s Hitler Satire Funny, Terrifying, And Wholly Unique

Taika Waititi is everywhere right now — between prepping for the Thor: Love and Thunder production, working on a secret project, and promoting his role in The Mandalorian — but he was definitely at TIFF this weekend. Of course, he was on hand for the premiere of his passion project, Jojo Hitler, which stars him […]

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Felicity Huffman Speaks Out Ahead Of Her Sentencing In The College Admissions Scandal

The college admissions scandal involving actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, among many others, has been one of the most compelling stories of the past few months. Especially since the latter has long maintained her innocence in a disastrously and widely publicized fashion, while the former has pleaded guilty to the charges levied against her. […]

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