Apple in Your Eye
Well, here we go again: It seems the Internet has found the latest viral sensation, another Rebecca Black destined to make all of America wish YouTube had never been invented.
Meet Tay Allyn and “Mass Text,” an abomination that’s basically just, “Why didn’t I get your mass text? I’m in your contacts!” over and over and over again. But before anyone gets too bent out of shape about the state of pop music in 2k13, we’ll bet dollars to donuts this is one big gimmicky joke:
Just this weekend we were sitting around wondering when exactly someone would create another Steve Jobs biopic. We already have the indie one starring Ashton Kutcher and the fast-talking, sure-to-be-sexist incarnation dreamt up by Aaron Sorkin. What we really need is a third one that can make fun of the other two.
Luckily Funny or Die has come to our rescue, announcing that they’ll be putting a full-length comedic biopic about Mr. Jobs online on April 15th.
Though he is known as the hunky boy next door that made certain girls weak in the knees in the early aughts, James van der Beek, the titular star of the popular teen drama Dawson’s Creek, is an embarrassingly ugly crier.
In season three, episode 23 of the earnest, soap opera-like show, Dawson is so gobsmacked by being broken up with that he begins to cry. An animated GIF of that tender moment was soon splashed across websites from Reddit to Funny or Die. The meme is so prevalent that when you Google “James van der Beek,” the search engine even offers a correction: “James van der Beek crying,” it humbly suggests you search instead.
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