Twitter has played an unlikely role in the current battle between drag queens and Facebook. Upon learning of the “Real Name Police” account and its anti-gay spearheading of a campaign to sabotage drag queens on Facebook, Twitter took a rare and welcome step: suspension of the account.
Most people are scared of starting fights with drag queens (drag queens usually win, remember Stonewall?), but Facebook is standing its ground. In the battle over which names can be displayed on personal profiles, Facebook maintains that “real names” (a.k.a. government names) are all that is allowed.
The world received an unexpected Marvel movie this week thanks to Vimeo user Loki Odinson, who edited every superhero scene starring Tom Hiddleston (Loki) into one two-plus hour film. “My goal was to chronicle the character development of Loki into a single narrative,” Odinson writes. “You’ll notice I
…with a little help from Bart, of course. Good for you, Homer Simpson. Now your turn, Trump!
Comics these days don’t predict much more than our bank account balance (if they’re good and we plan to get the next volume or issue). Back in the ’60s, however, they predicted the future (or the now?) with stunning accuracy. The Sunday comic strip Our New Age
I’ve actually — and I’m not shitting you here — driven down many a road the past few months singing 5 Seconds Of Summer’s hit “She Looks So Perfect” with the gender pronouns swapped. I’m not in possession of the best voice, however, so it was with
Comcast seems to screw over enough of its customers that we could realistically start a “Comcast Customer Service Horror Story OF THE DAY” feature. Until every single person records their interactions with their sole choice for Internet provider (in too many markets in the U.S.), that’s just a
When you imagine what words might be “too suggestive” to flag Facebook mods and freeze one’s account, you probably think of terms that’d make a sailor blush. Turns out, a simple kiss is all it takes to give Facebook pause about going to first base. After tying
We were treated last week to a depressing look at “Shredder: The Later Years.” Today the fangay melancholy continues with “Scientifically Accurate Sonic the Hedgehog.” “What, you don’t mean hedgehogs can run at speeds that’d make a Ferrari blush and transform their bodies into flying ballistics?” — the
Schadenfreude can be a beautiful thing. Especially when you yourself have spent the better part of a day trying to cancel DirecTV service because the reps keep hanging up on you (true story: it happened to me Monday on five times. I finally gave up for the
Been meaning to take a Facebook break but keep putting it on the back burner? Tried it and found it more difficult than a stint at Betty Ford? Dutch company Just is here to help. By publicizing your plan to be a FB teetotaler, Just thinks falling
Dell was on the wrong end of Internet outrage recently when an unflattering fact came to light: its SonicWALL Internet filtering system, widely used by network administrators around the world, had blocked gay content. For example, Dell’s SonicWall system blocked We Are Family, which is an undeniable