Viceland, the great attempt to make millennials care about cable, is producing a nightly prime-time two-hour live show. The program is called Vice Live, and I have absolutely no idea who it is for. Vice Live, according to Variety, “will serve as a showcase of sorts for all things Vice.” Except for anything related to … Continue reading Can a big live show save Viceland?
Mic, the formerly ascendent news source for cool hip youth who are too smart for Buzzfeed but too dumb for Vox, is reportedly selling itself to Bustle, a women's lifestyle brand built on male cynicism. According to an initial report by Peter Kafka at Recode, Bustle “would consider bringing in half or less of the … Continue reading Majority of staff at Mic laid off in advance of fire sale
Two stories I'd like to quickly highlight today: one from the Miami Herald and the other from the New York Times. Both are fantastic (and long!) pieces of journalism, and both are united by the common theme of the depravity of our elites, and how traditional systems of justice and basic human traits like morality … Continue reading Quick Flags: Power controls all
The weaponization of liberal outrage was unavoidable. Still, it’s surprising to see how quickly the world’s dumbest people have realized taking old tweets out of context is an effective way to pressure the newly-woke megacorps into firing people they disagree with. Using the language of progressive fury (without any regard for nuance, context, or the … Continue reading The Bald Conservative Men have no idea how to talk about race
On the long list of sins committed by the dipshit ideological leaders of the alt-right, an underappreciated one is that many of them don’t even believe the bad things they are saying.
Today is Prime Day, an annual sale event for Amazon.com, the online service where you buy things. If you need headphones, groceries, or a bad Android tablet, you can likely find one at a discount today. Those discounts are made possible by a lot of things: Amazon's need to drive memberships on their paid Amazon … Continue reading The New York Times wants you to celebrate Prime Day because it’ll get a cut
The cruelty of ICE officials is disqualifying, and the organization deserves no future.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is living his best life.
This is the most important moment of Chuck Schumer’s political life.
He is solely responsible for starting this war, and Democrats now need to win it.