In a recent video, Jordan Peele answered questions about all those symbolic Get Out details, from the Fruit Loops to the deer to the hats to the ... possible sequel to Being John Malkovich?Read More
Things We Saw Today: The Entire Front Page of Reddit Showcases Which Senators Sold Us Out Over Net Neutrality
And the ones who didn't.
It's striking to see the names and faces of the Congresspeople who might destroy net neutrality like this, alongside the telecom $$$ they happily pocketed.Read More
"Incels" are a group of people, almost exclusively male, who believe that they are "involuntarily celibate"— that they are denied the sexual contact they feel to be their due—and they have carved out Internet communities devoted to this damaging and dangerous ideology. Now, the 40,000+ group of incels that festered unchecked on reddit have been banned.Read More
Anti-Semitic, Racist History of Trump Wrestling GIF Creator Uncovered, & Things Only Got Worse for Everyone From There
The Reddit user who created the GIF of Trump punching an embodied CNN has apologized after the network uncovered his identity.Read More
Update on the GOP Red Pill Creator: He Just Resigned, After Being Protected By His Republican Colleagues
Robert Fisher, the Republican lawmaker who also created Reddit's awful Red Pill forum, resigned after an investigative committee voted not to take any action against him.Read More
No matter how many iterations come out of it, this joke will never get old.Read More
Republican Lawmaker Who Created Reddit’s Red Pill Forum Dragged by Women at an Investigative Hearing
Don't worry, though. He swears he's "never hated women."
"I can tell you with certainty, rape is no joke. When you use it to fumble around with other rape apologists in chatrooms designed to discuss sexual strategies with other misogynists, you are not just participating in rape culture. You are grooming it, you are cultivating it, you are growing it."Read More
The founder of the misogyny hub has ben outed as a GOP lawmaker from New Hampshire. That's terrifying and, honestly, not that surprising.Read More
I'm a proponent of free speech and authentic conversation. I cannot legally stop anyone from saying whatever it is they want to say, nor would I want to. That said, if I invite you into my apartment, and you start hurting my other guests, tearing up my living room, or generally being an asshole, I'm kicking you the fuck out of my house. If only Reddit took disrespecting their home as seriously.Read More
It’s a scary time to be trans, and sadly, the geek community is not a safe space.Read More
HBO's Westworld is a show that is full of mysteries. One fan, however, decided to latch on to the mystery of Dolores' paintings. Because for real though, where do they go?Read More
A few months after the game's inauspicious release, the No Man's Sky Reddit community was temporarily shut down. One moderator expressed concern over the growing toxicity within the community as one of the reasons for the shutdown.Read More
Silicon Valley Tech Startup Bro Won’t Hire Women Because of Paid Maternity Leave, But Stripper Parties Are OK
In case you wondered if sexism was still alive and well.
While further details about this individual's identity—and the company he's founded—are still a mystery as of this posting, it's stories like this that contribute towards fostering the ongoing workplace discrimination within the tech industry—and continue to make it a difficult place for any woman to break into.Read More
Jill Pantozzi, TMS' erstwhile Editor-in-Chief, tweeted about an incredible /r/relationships post that can really only be summed up exactly how you see it on her tweet.Read More
Slurms MacKenzie even shows up to this thread!
Every so often someone comes along and reminds us just how strange our obsessions really are.Read More
I'll allow it.
Donald Trump is a unique political candidate in many ways, not the least of which is how consistently he makes things up out of thin air without even an attempt to base them in fact. While I'm not generally a fan of stooping to the opposition's level, a bot that's doing just that as a way to jokingly point out Trump's nonsense is just what this election cycle needed.Read More
Redditor "Daymeeuhn" has "beaten" No Man's Sky in 30 hours, accomplishing the game's de facto objective: reaching the center of the universe.Read More
Ellen Pao has just received a book deal for an upcoming memoir about her experiences in the tech industry, from her discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as her experiences working for Reddit. Spiegel & Grau, a Random House imprint, has acquired the book, which will be titled Reset.Read More
You are now free to move about the Internet.
Reddit can be a great place to keep up with your interests on the Internet, but it can also be an awful place overrun with people who just want to watch the world burn. Now, finally, the site is instituting a fully functioning block feature that'll allow you to experience the "front page of the Internet" without dealing with some of its ... less polite users.Read More
Maybe this is even why we might be getting an Indiana Jones 5?
Over the course of four movies, Indiana Jones has been through a lot. In his quests to recover mythical items of archaeological legend, he's gotten beat up a ton of times, been chased by a giant boulder, fallen into a pit of snakes, survived the wrath of the Holy Grail, nearly been a human sacrifice... oh, and there was that one time he made it through an atomic bomb by shutting himself in a fridge.Read More