Thank god, Disney is pulling that long-ass Frozen short from Coco screenings

Regardless of whether they went to see Pixar’s Coco for its thoughtful, beautifully-rendered yet overdue look at Mexican culture, moviegoers were required to be more patient than usual ahead of their feature screening. In addition to the commercials and coming distractions, Disney tacked on a short film that not only…

Trump’s competing with Kim Jong Un and the Dreamers for Time’s Person Of The Year

For a while there, things didn’t look good for Donald Trump being named Time’s Person Of The Year for the second year in a row, a title we must remind readers and apparently the president that isn’t a superlative along the lines of “Best Hair” or “Most Likely To Succeed At Kicking Off World War III,” but an…

Phase 1 of Cards Against Humanity’s plan to stop the border wall is complete

As the majority of Americans sit back in disbelief, watching the legalized form of bribery that is the American political system of donors and elected shills enact some of the worst and most blatant class-war legislation in more than a decade, realizing our repeated phone calls (you have been calling, right?) raging…

Billy Bush comes out of exile to confirm that’s Trump on the Access Hollywood tape

It is December, which might explain all the snow jobs coming out of the White House these days. Aside from Trump’s lawyer claiming to be responsible for the tweet that seemed to cop to obstruction of justice—despite all the questions it raises about a personal attorney having access to the president’s Twitter account…

Man inspired by History's Forged In Fire accidentally starts huge fire 

Fire is fun and bladed weapons are always cool, but a fan of History’s Forged In Fire—in which people compete to make badass swords and other sharp objects—recently learned that it’s probably better to leave the fire and weapons to people who actually know what they’re doing. This comes from The New York Times, which…

Los Angeles film critics pick Call Me By Your Name as best movie of the year

This years awards season is shaping up to be a heated competition, with no clear favorites coming out among the handful of groups that have announced their end-of-the-year lists. The National Board Of Review loved Steven Spielberg’s Oscar machine The Post, the New York Film Critics Circle preferred Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird

Aer Lingus responds to Saturday Night Live sketch with its own Trump impression

Getting zinged on Saturday Night Live sketch can be a fun honor, as long as you’re not a company that’s worried about its employees looking like huge creeps, and last night’s Saoirse Ronan-hosted episode featured a nod Irish airline Aer Lingus. Packed with Irish stereotypes, varyingly competent accents, a whole bunch…

Pretend you saw every movie in 2017 with this 6-minute trailer mashup

It can be hard to keep up with every notable movie that hits theaters in a given year, especially with the rising cost of Buncha Crunch and how exhausted the average person is after browsing Twitter for a few moments. Thankfully, YouTube page Sleepy Skunk has introduced a fun solution to this problem with a mashup of…

Donald Trump's lawyer says he wrote that bad tweet about Michael Flynn

On Friday, former national security advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to “willfully and knowingly” making “false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” to the FBI, an important step in something that probably won’t happen so let’s not get our hopes up, and after that the world waited to see how Donald Trump—the guy…

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ABC suspends journalist Brian Ross over erroneous Trump report

The New York Times reports that Brian Ross, a veteran investigative journalist for ABC News, has been suspended today over mis-reporting on yesterday’s Michael Flynn conviction. (Meanwhile, permit us a personal note: While we don’t want to suggest that we’re taking journalistic mis-steps lightly here, it’s hard to…

On the plus side, Trump's lawyer apparently issues press releases in Comic Sans

Today in We’ll Take Our Tiny Joys where We Can Get Them news: A lawyer speaking on behalf of U.S. president Donald Trump issued a statement yesterday that was apparently written in Comic Sans, the bumbling, blarpy tuba solo of typeface picks. According to Bloomberg News reporter Sahil Kapur, he received a statement…

Senate Republicans throw the world's shittiest slumber party to pass their massive "Fuck you" of a tax bill

It’s a feeling that every parent who’s ever woken up above the aftermath of a particularly disastrous slumber party knows: The sense that, while you were sleeping, some truly chaotic shit went down. Maybe someone guzzled an entire two-liter of Crush and painted your guest bathroom orange with the resultant torrent of…

Colbert's talking to Billy Bush next week for some damn reason

Stephen Colbert is set to play host to a disgraced Today host next week—but not the one you’re thinking of. No, rather than sitting down with current NBC HR emergency Matt Lauer, Colbert will be talking to Billy Bush, who was abruptly fired from the morning news show last year after a tape of him giggling along to…

The haters win again as Netflix cancels Haters Back Off

If 2017's taught us anything, it’s that you can generally count on the haters to ultimate bring home the win. So it’s with a noted lack of surprise that we report—courtesy of Deadline—that Netflix has officially pulled the plug on YouTube sensation Miranda Sings’ two-season comedy series Haters Back Off.