Monthly archives: April 2013

Sprint Releases New Glasses That Let You Get Away With Texting

Sprint’s getting into the spirit of April Fool’s Day: Finally, checking your phone in front of other people isn’t impolite. We’re proud to announce Sprint Specs, the glasses that give the illusion of eye contact! Email while still looking engaged. Text without ticking off others around you. Truly UnlimitedSM data while on the Sprint network shouldn’t be limited by a real-life conversation! So roam the World Wide Web without seeming […]

Netflix Does April Fools, Hits "Reality" and Nick Cage

This April Fools, Netflix is giving out some…oddly specific recommendations. Ouch, this one stings a little. Shouldn’t that read “Every Nicolas Cage Movie Ever”? Does Netflix not have streaming rights to “The King’s Speech“? …That’s a tad creepy Netflix. ReactionLOL (2) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (1) Aww (0)

BREAKING: MTV's Buckwild Star Found Dead

Shain Gandee, the lovable and oft pranking star of MTV’s Buckwild was found dead in Sissonville, West Virginia this morning, after being reported missing 31 hours earlier. According to MTV News, his body was found along with two others. TMZ first reported Shain missing on Sunday. In a statement, MTV said, “We are shocked and saddened by the terrible news about Shain Gandee, and those involved in this tragic incident. We […]

Gallup Poll Highlights Public's Problem with GOP's 'Inflexibility'

In a Gallup poll released today, a sample of Democrats, Republicans, and independents reported that their main issue with the right is the party’s ‘inflexibility.’ Perhaps riding a wave of public sentiment following last week’s highly publicized same-sex marriage debates before the Supreme Court, the poll drudges up a tired critique of the GOP: they’re all wrinkly, wealthy, white guys who refuse to change with the times. However, read the […]

35 Atlanta Public Schools Officials Indicted in Largest Cheating Scandal in US History

Once touted as a model program for inner city public education, Georgia school district officials are now facing charges of racketeering and corruption. After concluding a full investigation into the standardized test scores of the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) system, officials determined that cheating was taking place in a majority of APS’s 83 elementary and middle schools. The Fulton County District Attorney, Paul Howard, indicted 35 school administrators and educators, including former […]

April Fools: Easter Edition!

In honor of April Fools’ Day falling on the same week (or day, if you celebrate Easter Monday) as Easter this year, here are a few ideas for how you can prank your friends, family, or your cat! Because if you’re reading this for advice on pranks, the likelihood that you’re a cat lady is pretty high. A gentle old man releases his best friend, the Easter Bunny, into the […]

'Glee' Star Cory Monteith Checks Into Rehab

Cory Monteith, one of the main characters on Glee, has checked into rehab. Gleeks everywhere were hoping it was an April Fool’s joke, but Lea Michele, his girl friend on the show and off told People: “I love and support Cory and will stand by him through this,” she tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I am grateful and proud he made this decision.” We’re guessing he’ll be listening to a lot of Journey to […]

Singer Carrie Underwood Tweets Embarrassing Local FOX Channel Typo

Best part of watching local news? Catching budding talent mess up. Country popstar Carrie Underwood caught channel Fox 32 (Chicago) with, well, here’s the tweet: Quite the typo there, FOX!… — Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) April 1, 2013 Nuff said. Good eye Carrie. Twitter curating blog, Twitchy, has another headline: Carrie Underwood wishes Twitter followers Happy Easter with 20 minutes to spare ReactionLOL (1) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (1) Aww (0)