In May, two of five children of the YouTube celebrity couple DaddyOFive and MommyOFive, Heather and Michael Martin, were removed from their custody after authorities were alerted to videos that depicted abusive behavior labeled as “pranks.” On Monday, the couple was sentenced to five years probation.
Last year around this time, Jezebel and the antiques collection site Deadspin switched writers for a historic day known as JezSpin. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. And I like to believe it was the most appropriate way to celebrate the annual fuckery that is April Fool’s Day, in that you, the…
Lindsay Lohan is “back, bitches,” or so she says in this trailer for a new reality TV show, where she’s pulling your strings and you’re wondering how it came to this.
Half brother to North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam was attacked in the shopping concourse of Kuala Lumpur’s airport on Monday. He approached an information desk to report he felt dizzy after being assaulted and was rushed to the hospital, but died on the way.
My darlings. My poppets. We’ve had a long and wretched week, haven’t we? I spent election night sobbing into consecutive glasses of pinot grigio, texting professions of love to friends as if doomsday were nigh (if I missed you, my apologies — I was sorely distressed). In fact, I might still be drinking inside of a…
On Friday, former Alaska governor and distant aunt whose example you should not follow Sarah Palin posted a Facebook status that had me like, “Girl?” “OMG girl!” and then, “Girl, u got me 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂.”
Page Ginn has a YouTube page, but most of her following is on Instagram, where she posts videos of herself taking insane tumbles in front of unsuspecting passerby—most of whom continue passing by, looking baffled.
No, this story has nothing to do with Tilda Swinton taking a nap in a box at MoMA, but it’s almost just as good. A teenager visiting the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art earlier this week decided to test out the difference between “real art” and “item that should be put in the lost and found” by placing a pair of…
A YouTube “star” was arrested on Wednesday for attempting to scale and conquer the Hollywood sign—specifically the letter “D.”
The seniors of Monarch High School (aw) in Coconut Creek, Florida (aww) pulled off the near-impossible by staging a senior prank that’s both harmless (barring allergies and animal attacks) and entertaining: They turned their parking lot into a dog park. (AWWW.)
I do not have any patience for “pranks,” which is a made-up thing that allows people to be terrible to other people in a socially-acceptable context. When judgement day comes, “pranksters” will be the first to be sent straight to Hell. Wow, do I hate pranks and their pranksters.
The Secret Service has been forced to tell everybody that no, they won’t allow guns on the floor of the Republican National Convention this July. More than 45,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to be allowed to open-carry at the RNC. The petition, from the looks of the creator’s Twitter feed, is likely a…
Not sure what to make of this story about Gabourey Sidibe being the focal point of a prank designed by Jimmy Kimmel’s then-fiancée-now-wife, but she likes it.
After blowing up the internet with those sweet white Vans, Damn Daniel’s creator has now become the victim of one of the internet’s worst “pranks.”
An Australian man who made international headlines last week after his Facebook account was repeatedly shut down for using the Vietnamese name “Phuc Dat Bich” has just admitted that he made the whole thing up.
Families who attended a parade in Hattiesburg, Mississippi were outraged when they discovered candy in the shape of dicks had been thrown during the event.
Customers shopping at a Target located in Campbell, California were shocked when audio from a porno began playing over the store’s loudspeakers. Gina Young, a woman who was shopping in the store with her two young sons, filmed footage of the incident and posted it on her Facebook. In the clip, moaning sounds and…
Roman Atwood is a popular YouTube personality famous for pulling pranks. His girlfriend, a repeated victim of Atwood’s hoaxes, was tricked again when he pretended their three-year-old son was killed in a fiery explosion. Is it really necessary?
Poor Donald Trump! Not only is the millionaire (is he still? Are we keeping track?) and disgraced racist being roundly mocked in the media for his presidential campaign, but now Harvard has gotten into the act, jokingly endorsing The Donald for president in a fake ad. Trump is, sadly, less than pleased.