internet fame

sports

The Nun Who Threw a Perfect Pitch Told Us How She's So Darn Good at Baseball

Sister Mary Jo was my teacher in high school, and she's cool as hell.
Sean Neumann
8.23.18
death

These Popular Instagram Accounts Are Selling Human Remains

People are racking up thousands of followers with picturesque images of skulls, shrunken heads, and babies in jars.
Beckett Mufson
7.26.18
Stuff

Meet the Man Behind MC Roll Safe, Britain's Favorite Viral Vine Character

Kayode Ewumi put his character Roll Safe on hiatus at the end of last year, so we met for a chat about what's coming next.
Amelia Dimoldenberg, Photos: Chris Bethell
1.22.16
Culture

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.
Norma Costello
11.11.15
Stuff

I Spent a Month Trying to Make My Ass Famous on Instagram

Let's just say I had great asspirations.
Elianna Lev
5.21.15
Stuff

Alex from Target Gives Every Handsome Teenager in America Hope

Since becoming the internet's most beloved minimum wage-earning meme, Alex from Target is basically the epitome of the American Dream.
Dave Schilling
11.3.14
ENTITLEMENT Podcast

The Guy Behind the DadBoner Twitter Account Explains Internet Fame

Comedian Mike Burns is perhaps best known as the creator of @DadBoner on Twitter, the ongoing story of Karl Welzein, a divorced dad who loves Van Halen and muscle cars. DadBoner is about to get an animated series pilot for Comedy Central, so we talked...
Grant Pardee
9.2.14