Inside China's Biggest Live-Streaming Superstar Factory
China doesn't need Twitch to make its live-streaming take off.
I Met the McDonald’s Goddess and She Acts Like an Actual Doll
The 22-year-old Internet celebrity rose to international fame when a photo of her working at a McDonalds in Taipei went viral. I found her through her Facebook page (where she calls herself Little Dolphin) and met up with her in Taipei.
What It's Like to Become a Famous Stock Image Without Being Able to Stop It
After signing a waiver without realizing the implications, tattooed model Baz Black has found himself becoming famous in the weirdest way possible.
The Newest Hobby for Sexist Bros Is Shooting Food at Models' Butts
Pizza, gummy bears, hot dogs, doughnuts: Shad has shot all of them out of his air-powered cannon at the perky butts of various young women. And he is very, very proud of that fact.
This "McDonald's Goddess" Is the Latest Icon of Taiwan's Sexual Fast Food Culture
In Greek mythology, goddesses were hatched out of seashells or sprung, spontaneously, from Zeus’s head. Today, at least in Taiwan, they may ascend from behind the counter at a burger-slinging fast-food emporium.
Are Vloggers Ripping Off Their Young Fans for Meet-and-Greets?
As the cult of YouTube celebrity grows, fan interactions have been rapidly monetized. The question is, is $80 a fair price to pay for a selfie and a hug?
We Caught Up with the Guy Who Has Survived on Pizza Alone for the Last 25 Years
A few months ago, we ran a story about a guy who has managed to survive on pizza alone for the past 25 years. It's confounding that he's not dead. We checked back in with him in the aftermath of his internet fame to see how life has changed for him.
Kai, the Hatchet-Wielding Hobo Wanted for Murder, Says He Was Drugged and Raped
It's a truly bizarre and tragic twist to the "home-free" tale of everyone's favorite hatchet-wielding hobo, who it's been said harbors a bit of a violent streak.
Kai, the Internet's Favorite Hatchet-Wielding Hobo, Is Wanted for Murder
But he says he was drugged and raped. What the fuck?