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Sara Benincasa was supposed to be at the Democratic National Convention. She’d bought a cross-country plane ticket—from her home in Los Angeles to Philadelphia—and everything. But then she got sick. So there she was, stuck in bed, watching the political speeches on her screen. Soon, the junior senator from Virginia took the floor. Benincasa didn’t know much about Hillary Clinton’s new running mate Tim Kaine, but he struck her as a sweet, corny dad—the kind...
The people that brought us "Alan Rickman Ends Pizza Delivery Order With Ominous 'So Be It'" and countless other hilariously bizarre fake news stories (that a lot of people still think are real) are launching a new website this June that promises to go after that distinct slice of 21st century media that manages to be both compulsively clickable and extraordinarily irksome (we won't name any names). Enter: Clickhole.com, the BuzzFeed and Upworthy (whoops) parody...
Over the course of the last year or so, the New York Times has covered such dubious trends as monocles, man-buns, and hipsturbia, leading many people to wonder if the Styles section is just one big joke that the paper of record is playing on its readers, or if there's actually anyone on staff in that section who believes in what they are writing. Personally, I've always wondered if these trend pieces are just a...

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