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April Fools’ Day

Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Lots of April Fools’ Day Gags

As they have become famous for, rolled out a bunch of “new” products today. Unfortunately they’re all April Fools’ Day jokes. The one we’re most upset over? The Klingon Rosetta Stone. Because seriously, I’ve always wanted to learn Klingon. But also, the Unicorn Drinking Horn (pictured above) should go into production immediately. Only larger. Much larger. 


Today in things that make us scream incoherently

Warner Bros. Is Doing a Movie Trilogy About Internet-Famous Cats. Screw Everything.

Really, Warner Bros.? Is the fact that we, as moviegoers, have already been subjected to Battleship and The Smurfs movies not bad enough? You and I need to have a chat. Info on the steaming hairball that WB is vomiting onto our screens is behind the cut.


Just Go With It

Internet Troll Coping Techniques: Maru Style [VIDEO]

Maru makes it look SO EASY! But hit the jump for how we usually handle the dirty work…


and let it be known

Welcome to the Maru Sue!

Here at the Mary Sue offices, we’re committed to out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to internet news. So I’m proud to announce a new, or should I say mew, direction in in site focus. And that direction is back into boxes. All sizes of boxes. If it fits, we clicks: welcome to the Maru Sue, your one stop location for all the news you’d ever need on the internet’s most box-loving cat, Maru!


Misleading Headline of the Day

Recap: The HIMYM Finale That Surprised, Shocked, And Sank The Boat

Wow. I did not see that coming, did you?


In Which We Make A Terrible Pun

The Most Maru-tiful Fanart The Internet Has to Offer

Are you feline this collection of Maru fanart? ‘Cause we think it’s the cat’s pajamas. No kitten! But if you’re a purrson who thinks it’s less than meownderful, of claws we’ll find it in our hearts to furgive you.



Tuesday Cute: Maru Meets Boxes Of Varying Sizes [VIDEO]

Gee, isn’t Maru the greatest?

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And So It Begins

Google Helps Kick Off April Fools’ Day With Pokémon Mapping [VIDEO]

Well I think it’s a fine idea.

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Elsewhere on the internet

An April Fools’ Day Round-Up Of the Tricksy Hobbitses Who Tried to Pull One Over On Us

Here at The Mary Sue a day of work involves hours of scanning our readers, which on April Fools’ Day equates to navigating a minefield of stories that may or may not be true. I feel like I’m in Inception—I need a totem or something to gauge what’s real.

Before I lose my grip on reality entirely, here are some of our favorite April Fools’ jokes that we’ve seen so far today.


A Lesson in Humility

April Fool’s Roundup: Mars Attacks! Play Is Not Real, Nor Is This Unicorn Recipe

Well, that’s just super disappointing. Remember that story we brought you on Friday about Mars Attacks! coming to Broadway, and how maybe — just maybe — this might not be a bad thing? Guess what? It was a prank. An early April Fool’s Day joke that we didn’t find out was a joke until we had all (or just some) gotten our acky little hopes up. How do we know it was a joke? Because the companies that “announced” the musical on Friday, IDW and Topps, provided the graphic above themselves. Thanks, guys. An April Fool’s Day joke that was not issued on April Fool’s Day, but two days before it. That’s not how that works. After the jump, a much better April Fool’s Day joke that arrived on time and has unicorns in it.