This festive seasonal carol comes to us from the fertile brain of John. A. Ninpo on Facebook, and perfectly expresses the experience of social media activism in 2016 which can, by the way, eat a bowl of dicks. Bring on… Read More ›
Crypto-Affirmations (or Crypto-Negations) for a Very Monday Monday
if you know what we mean. Today’s Crypto-Affirmations or rather their Debbie Downer equivalent, come to us from our old friend, Professor Gabriella Coleman of McGill University in Montreal. This one has just the right mix of adorable and soul-chilling,… Read More ›
Crypto-Affirmations: David Bowie, Nibiru, Yuggoth, and the Cosmic Oneness
15k retweets. Not bad for a guy with 500 followers. bowie leaves us and then a 9th planet appears, i don't need to read your science article — Stephen Bell (@atstephenbell) January 20, 2016
Review: Cybercrimes Is for Chavs OR: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley Ain’t Good
This review of the BBC’s “Cybercrimes” documentary series is by the talented, entertaining, and really, really angry Matthew D. Phelan. Upon re-reading this empassioned screed, our humble scribe re-watched a few episodes, thinking, “It can’t really be as bad as… Read More ›
Cyber-Affirmation o’ the Day: Opsec Tips for Bedtime
You gotta admit, it’s so crazy it just might work. I wear a ski mask to bed so if there's a home invasion the intruder will think I'm part of the team. — Quinn Sutherland (@ReelQuinn) May 28, 2013 It… Read More ›
How to Win the Internet: Media Oligarchy Edition
From Fedbook: And also, never forget: #SaveFreedonia!
Alert the #Internet! There’s been a #Kitteh-napping! Where’s #Anonymous when you need them?
DO YOU KNOW THIS YOUNG WOMAN??? Kittens, have we got a story for you today. Sharpen your claws, justice needs justicein’. The woman pictured was observed on October 24th browsing in a Langley (exurban Vancouver) Value Village thrift shop with… Read More ›
Hack of the Day: The Seamy Side to #Jeb!
Jeb Bush’s seamstress clearly hates him. With that fabric it takes real skill and work to cut out the lining and piece it together so that every! single! Jeb! is cut off by a seam. We lefty anarchist types are… Read More ›
Geek Gift of the Day: #Cat Carrier
Okay, so it’s not an actual jet pack; it’s still purr geek and purr awesome: the U-pet Innovative Patent Bubble Pet Carriers, Turquoise lets you take your feline companion on walkabout. The space-age bubble lets her peek out at the… Read More ›
We Spent 72 Hours with weev and Fled to Bosnia
As one does… Everything world’s most famous troll weev does is complicated. Even his hair is complicated (why is it two different colours?). In this episode of weev got news intrepid reporters from bizarre and extremely cool site DSSK meet him… Read More ›
Hack o’ the Day: Replace #Twitter’s Hearts with Your Favourite Emoji!
Another day, another article about the Death of Twitter. Not that they’re wrong, it’s just irritating that a lot of the organizations wailing the loudest have been active participants in the slow murder of what was once everyone’s favourite social… Read More ›
#Anonymous Sub-#Reddit in Entertaining Death Throes: We Interviewed the Assassin
Ah, Reddit, the text-based wonderland where news is born and shame goes to die. Ah, Anonymous, the once-anarcic prankster of the internet, now turned grim avenger and righteous “moralfag.” When the two of them got together, we knew it… Read More ›
The Two Funniest, Most Important Videos from the Canadian Election
As all the world has heard by now, hunky, eloquent dynastic Liberal candidate Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister Elect of the People’s Republic of Canuckistan, his (arguably right-)centrist Liberal party having taken the most seats on Monday, October… Read More ›
Breaking news: Michael J Fox arrested for insider sports betting
Originally posted on Stubhill News:
Los Angeles—Michael J Fox was arrested Wednesday morning in relation to insider sports betting on DraftKings. Fox aroused suspicion after achieving a statistically-impossible, perfect record on the site under the username NoChicken. Authorities found an unusually worn…
Trolling Level: Nobel Prize
Presented without further comment: Well, just one little comment: the actual Nobel Prize Twitter account has 165,000 Twitter followers. This upstart has only 17 at the time of posting this article. The real winners were the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet…. Read More ›