Looks like LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman is just using any excuse to get shitfaced. In honor of the company’s tenth birthday, he created “Cinco de LinkedIn,” a real company event celebrated by its 3,700 employees.
Not only does it sound moderately offensive, like drunk-sorority-girl-loudly-practicing-her-Spanish-at-Blockheads obnoxious, but it is also numerically nonsensical. At last check, cinco is roughly translated to “five” and not “terrible fucking idea.” Read More
There are few things sadder than watching an Internet star try to recapture their fleeting fame by starring in a forced “viral” video. Jonah Falcon, the dude with the world’s biggest schlong (13.5 inches erect!), is the newest online “celeb” to fall for this gimmick. The financially struggling Mr. Falcon has released a video called “It’s Too Big,” a three-minute opus that’s not about his massive debt, but rather his massive dick. Read More
Hugh Jackman’s constipation face. Hugh Jackman’s massive pecs. Hugh Jackman’s yelling face. Now look! Hugh Jackman is flying, somehow. Oh, and a hashtag. That’s what you see in (possibly?) the world’s first Vine-based teaser for a movie trailer for The Wolverine, an epic film about a shirtless Mr. Jackman racing to brunch before his reservation window expires. Read More
It would be bad enough if this latest ill-advised BlackBerry video simply featured a team of execs performing the Etta James classic “At Last.” Queen Bey herself is just barely qualified to touch this song. But to replace the lyrics with lines like “all the promise has come true, your games and apps are in the storefront of our new platform built for you”? It’s an insult to America’s musical tradition and frankly Homeland Security should probably get involved. Read More
It’s hard out there for a journalist, but let’s not do anything crazy. Mashable reports that seasoned reporter Dawn Siff decided to capitalize on Twitter’s 6-second video-sharing tool by putting her resume on it. Why is every Internet savvy person’s first reaction to a new platform to turn it into a resume tool? Read More