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People Are Poking Holes in Influencer Tactics – What Comes Next?

After some big 'gotcha' press stories ran this summer, I went to an "influencer festival" to see how the industry may respond.
Lauren O'Neill
9.16.19
food news

Massive BBQ Planned Next to Home of Vegan Who Sued Neighbors Over Meat Smells

More than 4,000 people have responded to the Facebook event saying that they'll be attending, and another 10,000+ say that they're interested.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.5.19
politics

The Worst Tweets About Boris Johnson Becoming Prime Minister

The biggest takeaway of this whole nightmare: people on Twitter are incredibly annoying.
James Greig
7.26.19
entertainment

How Garfield Spawned Some of the Internet's Weirdest Memes

Garfield has been in our cultural vernacular since 1978, but only recently has he been transformed into a harbinger of doom.
Luke Winkie
7.25.19
food news

Copycats Are Licking More Ice Cream Cartons Thanks to That Viral Video

So can we go back to buying ice cream and feeling reasonably confident that no one else's tongue has touched it? OF COURSE NOT.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.9.19
food-wtf

Watch a Guy Eat 30 In-N-Out Burgers to Prove That He's SoOoOo 'Insane'

You are just not going to believe how, like, insane this dude is, bro.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.14.19
food news

Miley Cyrus Accused of Plagiarizing Fruit-Fingering Artist in New Video

Cyrus is also facing accusations of copying another Instagram artist's pro-choice cake for a Planned Parenthood campaign.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.19
food news

What Is Kim Kardashian's Mystery Beef with Jack in the Box?

We're on the edge of our seats waiting to find out why Kim is tweeting shade at the fast food chain.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.21.19
the internet

TikTok Has Created a Whole New Class of Influencer

While the app's stars might have millions of fans, they're not making nearly as much money as their contemporaries on YouTube.
Amelia Tait
5.14.19
Internet

Why You Should Make a 'Digital Will'

We spoke to psychologist Elaine Kasket about her new book, 'All the Ghosts in the Machine', which looks at what happens to our data when we die.
Emily Reynolds
3.28.19
Memes

The ‘Learning to Be Spider-Man’ Meme Is the Next Great Spidey Meme

These memes are crap. Crap, crap, mega-crap. I'll give you $200 for all of 'em.
Peter Slattery
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez Dancing Is Now a Meme, and She’s in on It

"It is not normal for elected officials to have a reputation for dancing well, and I'm happy to be one."
Anna Iovine
1.4.19
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