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Man Named Popadick Fulfills Surname Destiny in Public Park

Until just now, I’d never come across any “Popadicks.” My introduction to the surname comes in the form of a story about one Donald Popadick, who Ottawa Police claim exposed himself in a public park. Yep. A man named Donald Popadick apparently exposed himself in a place called Mooney’s Bay Park. Everything does happen for a reason! From an official …

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Watching HBO with Your Parents Is Just Too Awkward

HBO has just launched a new ad campaign for their on-demand streaming platform, HBO GO, and it’s great. The main takeaway: Hey millennials–you really don’t want to watch HBO programming with your parents, right? Of course not, that’s why there’s HBO GO. There are seven new ads, all of which show exactly why private, on-demand HBO watching is truly necessary. …

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Rust Cohle Explains Time as a Flat Circle to Little Kids

HBO’s True Detective ended its first season last month and when the credits rolled, it was clear that we had all just watched something singular–an experience that was going to have a profound effect on not only the future of scripted television, but pop culture. I mean, television just hasn’t ever had a character quite like Rust Cohle. If you …

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Girl Gets Stuck in Storm Drain Trying to Save Blackberry

Not worth it. Not even remotely. A 16-year old Dover, U.K. teen had to be rescued by firefighters after she descended (about half-way) into a storm drain in a misguided attempt to fetch her Blackberry, which had apparently fell out of her pocket. “I was talking to somebody and I went to put my phone in my pocket and it …

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Cop Pulls People Over, Hands Out $100 in Positive Prank

If there’s a better way to ruin someone’s day and then turn it 180 degrees in a matter of seconds, I can’t think of it. Imagine being pulled over on your way to work. Let’s be fair, you probably don’t have to imagine it. Most of us, at some point in our lives, have seen the flashing lights and felt …

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Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Is Not Suitable for Sean Bean

If you haven’t watched seasons one through three of HBO’s Game of Thrones, first of all shame on you. Second, don’t watch this honest trailer. Everything that you’d ever want not spoiled is spoiled. Just don’t watch it. If you’re still here, good. The Game of Thrones honest trailer (via Screen Junkies) is my favorite type of honest trailer–the struglling …

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SXSW Hipsters Pretend to Know Bands So Obscure They Don’t Even Exist

If you ask the crowd at SXSW about some hot new bands like “DJ Heavy Flow” and “What the Fuck Bruce Jenner,” they’ll probably tell you that they not only know of their music, but are pretty into it too. In fact, What the Fuck Bruce Jenner is even on the same level as “Neil Patrick Harassment”–which is surely saying …

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Obama’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ Tactic Leads to Healthcare.gov Traffic Spike

Let’s just assume that President Obama had reasons to sit down with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns” other than showing the country that he could expertly pull off a fat joke. Of course, Obama’s move to star in one of the internet’s longest-running and funniest quasi anti-comedy bits had everything to do with pushing signups for the Affordable Care …

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Comedian Petitions Obama to Formally Label Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a ‘Ding-Dong-Boob-Poopy’

Comedian Eugene Mirman has pretty solid proposal for how President Obama should handle Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. He should publicly call him a “ding-dong-boob-poopy.” Oh yeah, and then he should spend a little bit of time trying to convince the controversial leader to off himself. It’s all right there in an official petition on the White House’s We The People …

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Hashtagging in Real Life Is Only Funny When Jimmy Fallon and Jonah Hill Do It

Last September, I said that Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s hashtag conversation was the only one that will ever be funny. I was wrong, and I apologize. Jimmy Fallon has brought the bit back for an encore, and now that he’s the brand new host of The Tonight Show he’s able to pull a huge cameo from a legendary director. …

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Tip: Clear Your Phone Browser of Porn Sites Before Using Said Phone in News Segment

That’s just a simple tip, guys. If you’re going to use your iPhone to film stock video for a local news segment, it might be wise to make sure your bookmarks and history list doesn’t read “Pornhub Mobile.” Or, I guess, if you truly don’t care – well, power to you. A WGN (Chicago) report on a new app called …

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Facebook’s Look Back Videos, If They Were At All Genuine

Well this is pretty funny. Like most things on Facebook, those packaged “Look Back” videos that everybody has been sharing in honor of Facebook’s 10th anniversary are annoyingly ubiquitous. Sure, it might be interesting to you to see your most-liked posts and how you were 25 pounds lighter back in 2005 – you. Interesting to you. Anyway, the real problem …

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