Watch The Roots Lose Their Shit Over the '50 Shades' Trailer

Everyone's buzzing about the Fifty Shades of Grey trailer, because Fifty Shades isn't so much a work of fiction as a culture-wide essay prompt. Easily the best take is this bit from Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show, who filmed The Roots reacting to a remixed version—with a scary scream-y face added. » 7/30/14 11:00am 7/30/14 11:00am

​Holy Shit This Classroom April Fools Prank Is Perfect

Alright alright, I know you're over all the belated April Fools pranks and leftover videos. I don't even like April Fools Day—I basically need to keep a roll of Tums with me the whole day because my body can't handle that type of prank stress. ANYWAY, these students planned and executed a prank on their professor… » 4/06/14 3:00pm 4/06/14 3:00pm

April Fools' Day Reminder: Pranks Are the Worst

All in all, I consider myself a good time gal — not in the the slutty WWII sense (though that's fine, too! THANKS FOR SUPPORTING THE TROOPS!), but in the way that I can take a joke and generally have a good sense of humor about myself (just so long as you never ever mention the ribbon around my neck). But here's the… » 4/01/14 4:31pm 4/01/14 4:31pm

Genius Teen Replaces All Family Photos with Pictures of Kanye West

If you're looking for a way to prank your parents the next time you're back home, you might want to consider ripping off young Twitter upstart @samiwert. Recently, when the teen's parents were out of the house for an afternoon, Sami replaced all of the family photos with Google-searched images of a despondent-looking… » 2/06/14 3:31pm 2/06/14 3:31pm

Justin Bieber: Internet's Best Troll, or Batman's New Robin?

I'll be honest: sometime around the monkey-abandoning incident in Germany, I hopped aboard the Justin Bieber hatemobile, which is basically just an overloaded jalopy driven by a foul-tempered orangutan named #1JoostinHatrr (apes can't spell). I was convinced we were watching the very public entropy of a… » 9/14/13 11:15am 9/14/13 11:15am

Watch Pretentious Fashion Week Attendees Gush About Fake Designers

New York Fashion Week is drawing to a close, which means that every human with a personal style blog and a Style.com app for iOs tablet or smartphone will recede into the shadows, muttering about silhouettes and architectural tailoring while gnawing on a lemon rind, until February rolls around. » 9/13/13 4:40pm 9/13/13 4:40pm

Pranked TV Station Reports “Ho Lee Fuk,” “Wi Tu Lo” As SF Crash Pilots

Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU purportedly learned the names of the flight crew of Asiana flight 214, which crashed last Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, killing two. These—"Sum Ting Wong," "Wi Tu Lo," "Ho Lee Fuk," and "Bang Ding Ow"—are not their names. The newscaster's credulous reading puts it over… » 7/12/13 4:46pm 7/12/13 4:46pm

Man Who Impersonated Neighbor to Schedule Craigslist Orgy Faces Prison

Craigslist, the parallel dimension where you can find a reasonably priced and barely stained couch as quickly as you can find a free handjob, is not to be trifled with, especially if that trifling involves the “casual encounters” section. Unfortunately, a Wisconsin man learned his lesson about not using Craigslist to… » 5/23/13 10:30pm 5/23/13 10:30pm

Jacintha Saldanha Left Three Suicide Notes Calling Out Kate Middleton's…

Jacintha Saldanha, the British nurse who killed herself after falling for a Australian radio station's prank phone call and giving up private medical information about Kate Middleton's royal pregnancy, wrote not one, not two, but three suicide notes before she hanged herself last Friday. » 12/14/12 9:30am 12/14/12 9:30am