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TIME Magazine

  1. TIME Names Anita Sarkeesian, Beyonce, J.K. Rowling and Other BAMFs the “30 Most Influential People on the Internet”

    A series of important tubes.

    TIME may not be down with Internet slang, but it did recently acknowledge a diverse and international group of people that are changing our world online and IRL as part of its "30 Most Influential People on the Internet" list.

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  2. TIME Says 2014 “May Have Been the Best Year for Women Since the Dawn of Time”

    What about for 'feminism,' TIME? SAY THE WORD. SAY IT.

    Yes, that TIME.

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  3. Anna Kendrick on Feminist: “You Just Have to Fight Back and Own That Word”

    She also brought up Gamergate.

    Anna Kendrick shoots straight on Time Magazine's worst word poll debacle, Gamergate, and celebrity photo hacking.

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  4. Time Magazine Apologizes For Including Feminism In Poll of Words To Ban

    Huh. This oughta be good.

    So remember earlier this week when Time Magazine ran a poll of the most annoying words that should be banned next year, and the word "feminist" was on it? Yeah. They're real sorry about that.

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  5. Update: “Feminist” Is Most Likely Winning that Stupid Time Magazine Poll Because of 4Chan

    Commencing eyeroll sequence...

    Shhh... Listen. That's the sound of our abject surprise. Yes, it's supposed to sound like nothing, because it doesn't exist.

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  6. Time Magazine Asks “Is Feminist the Worst Word of 2014?” in New Poll. We Have an Answer For Them.

    How about "print media?"

    Yes, today was the day that Time Magazine went on record as wanting to shove chopsticks in their ears whenever somebody says the word "feminist."

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  7. Agent Coulson on the Cover of Time Magazine


    Well, technically he's on the back cover (according to PPYAJuneBug on Tumblr), in an ad for Agents of SHIELD, but, good gag Marvel PR. Good gag. (via Tumblr.) Previously in Agents of SHIELD

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  8. Time Magazine Names The 100 Best Video Games

    It Goes Ding When There's Stuff

    Yeah, I chose Paperboy as the header image for this post and you're just going to have to deal with it. Best of lists are bound to attract controversy so prepare yourself to have some opinions on Time Magazine's list of the 100 best video games. 

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  9. Time's Person Of The Year May Be A Cop-Out, But Not For The First Time

    Time's Person of the Year this year is officially "The Protester." I can see what they're getting at, but it does seem like something of a cop-out, right? I mean, "The Protester" is more like a Type-of-Person of the Year, or maybe the Class-Loadout of the Year. Besides that, Steve Jobs sure did spend a giant portion of the year dominating headlines. Of course, he might not have been a great person exactly, but that is up for debate. Also, let me remind you that Hitler (yes, that Hitler) was once Time's Person of the Year, and Stalin was twice. They aren't all heroes. On that note, as lame as "The Protester" might feel, there are way, way lamer ones in the past. Let's take a look, shall we?

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  10. TIME Fondly Remembers How 4chan Hacked Last Year’s TIME 100 [Video]

    One year ago, 4chan thrust its Dear Leader moot -- and by extension, itself -- into the public eye when it hacked the online poll for the TIME 100, TIME's annual list of key influencers in a variety of fields. Not only that: They rigged the poll such that the names of the first 21 people spelled "Marblecake, also The Game." It was a truly epic hack. This post has more information on how it happened, and Urlesque has information on its, erm, cultural significance.

    TIME is running its online poll once again this year, but it's mostly been drama-free. There's a more international crowd than one might expect: The top five are currently Iranian opposition leader Mir-Hossein Mousavi, Chinese author and racecar driver Han Han, Korean figure skater Kim Yu-Na, noted Lady Gaga Lady Gaga, and -- of course -- Rain. But unless some diehard Nathan Myhrvold fan is trying to slip his name in there, probably no haxxing.

    So: the folks at TIME have made a video retrospective of last year's moot hack.

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