Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
10 Boy Bands You Probably Forgot About
Boy bands are back. With One Direction's much buzzed-about performance on 'Saturday Night Live' last weekend and the new hotness of The Wanted, the boy band is definitely a thing again. But before we get too excited, let us not forget where they came from. Is the return of the boy ban…
Hilarious Tumblr Exposes What Old People Post on Facebook
As you have no doubt heard, Betty White finally joined Twitter. (Maybe.) While this seems like a brave new frontier for a member of the Greatest Generation, she’s not the only elderly person to ever delve into social media. Apparently, Facebook is full of them.
Watch How Music Brings a Man Suffering From Dementia to Life
Music can have a profound effect on all of us. It triggers memories, elevates our mood, makes us angry and helps us learn. It can also bring us out from the dark shell of a weakened and aging mind. That’s certainly the effect music has had for this man who suffers from dementia broug…
Twitter Helped Stop a Carjacking
To most people, Twitter is just another social media site for sharing trite thoughts and links to random stuff found on the internet. But for a guy in South Africa, Twitter saved his car and possibly his life.
Thomas Kinkade, ‘Painter of Light,’ Dies at Age 54 – Learn About His Life and Work
You might not know his name, but you definitely know his work. Thomas Kinkade painted quaint scenes of cottages, cobblestone paths and warm, glowing windows, seemingly lit as an invitation to come inside. He had mass appeal that made him a household name and the target of disapproval from art critic…
Creepy NSFW ‘Hey Arnold!’ Trailer Will Blow Your Mind
If you grew up on '90s Nickelodeon cartoons, the gang over at Dr.Coolsex Comedy is going to blow your mind. They have taken your animated memories, made them live-action and twisted them so far around, your innocence will be lost. And this time the target is the wacky gang from 'Hey Arnold…
10 Kids Completely Freaked Out By the Easter Bunny
Somewhere along the way, an egg-toting, gift-giving rabbit became associated with the Easter holiday. We assume that soon after, sadistic parents decided that it would be fun to make sure any likeness of this generous rabbit should be creepy and frightening so they can take pictures and video of the…
1940 US Census Is the First Census Available Online
If you’ve been searching for your family history, the search just got a little bit easier. For the first time ever, the results of a US census are available online and can be accessed by and shared with anyone on the internet.
10 Hilarious YouTube Pranks for April Fool’s Day
Traditionally, the first day of April is a perfect time to get your kicks by playing jokes and setting up pranks for your friends, family and coworkers. Some people like to prepare for this day by pulling pranks all year long for practice. Thank goodness we now have YouTube so jokesters can record t…
Google’s Best April Fool’s Day Pranks
Every year since 2000, except 2001 and 2003, Google has treated netizens to at least one, sometimes 17, April Fool’s Day pranks and easter eggs. And, since we know they love to play (check out their new Google Play offering), we’re hoping 2012 will be no different.
Cute Cats Make Boring Tweets So Much Better
We all know the internet is made of cats, and it’s about time the internet cats noticed Twitter.
Angelina Jolie Will Have Horns as ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Villain Maleficent
In the upcoming Disney movie ‘Maleficent,’ Angelina Jolie will play the titular evil queen, who is the villain of the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ story. The movie follows the ‘Wicked’-inspired trend of seeing a story through the villain&ap…
Fake Will Smith Tweet Causing Controversy
A recent Tweet comparing the tragic Trayvon Martin shooting with the Kim Kardashian flour incident went viral because it was seemingly sent by actor Will Smith. Except it wasn’t. The Tweet was from Twitter user @RealWillSmith, who is not, in fact, the real Will Smith.
10 Unbelievably Cute Puppy Videos for National Puppy Day
It doesn’t get a lot of press coverage and the banks are still open, but March 23 is National Puppy Day. For the seventh year, we will spend this day reflecting on what it is that we love so much about puppies. Perhaps this is a day we should have more than once a year.
10 Hilarious ‘Hunger Games’ Spoofs
It’s been a series of best selling teen novels and a much anticipated movie release, and now ‘The Hunger Games’ has achieved legendary status because it has been spoofed and spoofed and spoofed again on the Web. And, this seems like a trend that isn&CloseCurlyQu…