Bettina Makalintal

Staff Writer — Food

bettina.makalintal@vice.com
tv

Netflix Removed a Graphic Scene from '13 Reasons Why'

"We believe this edit will help the show do the most good for the most people while mitigating any risk for especially vulnerable young viewers."
Bettina Makalintal
5 hours ago
Internet

This Kid Cosplaying as an Apology Video Was the True Star of VidCon

"I'm sorry for making a TikTok at my grandmother's funeral," he joked in the viral video clip.
Bettina Makalintal
a day ago
food-opinions

Sea Creatures That Look Like Delicious Italian Dishes, Ranked

The "ravioli starfish" isn't the only sea creature that looks like something you'd find at a red-sauce Italian restaurant.
Bettina Makalintal
7.11.19
Film

People Don't Actually Like Remakes, but Studios Keep Making Them

Remakes rarely do better than the original when it comes to profits or reviews, says a new study.
Bettina Makalintal
7.11.19
food news

Woman Orders 'Moana' Cake, Gets 'Marijuana' Cake Instead

She asked for the Disney princess, but got a red-eyed My Little Pony smoking a joint.
Bettina Makalintal
7.10.19
food news

Legend Who Got Axed from Slayer Show and Swam Back Is Now on Beer Can

He didn't make it back into the show, but the image of him swimming is now part of a new Budweiser label design.
Bettina Makalintal
7.10.19
food news

It's Disturbingly Common for Seagulls to Get Into Our Food Supply

A photo of a curry-covered seagull just went viral, but it isn't the first bird to end up in a vat of food at a factory.
Bettina Makalintal
7.9.19
food news

Pizza Shop Prompts Backlash By Secretly Using Fake Meat in Its 'Burger Pizza'

"HELL Pizza has taken more than 3000 customers by complete surprise with our meat-free Burger Pizza."
Bettina Makalintal
7.3.19
Internet

The 'Dusty Stick' Is the Best Slack Emoji That Nobody Uses

What does it mean? Where did it come from? And why isn't everyone as obsessed with it as we are?
Drew Schwartz
6.24.19
food-wtf

We Asked People Why They Lick Their Himalayan Salt Lamps

"I just had to get that salty pink ambrosia."
Bettina Makalintal
6.21.19
Internet

How YouTubers Turned the Apology Video Into a Genre

When it comes to YouTube stars, apologies are products—just like lipsticks—and everyone is thirsty for your click.
Bettina Makalintal
6.18.19
food news

A Coffee Company Fooled the Internet With a 'Construction Guy' Fake Influencer

The Austin construction worker who went viral on Instagram turned out to be a marketing campaign for Cuvée Coffee.
Bettina Makalintal
6.18.19
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