Your Best Kazaa Memories (techno remix EXPLICIT).mp3

Ashley Feinberg · 11/09/15 12:11PM

Back in the wild west days of file sharing, and for a moment all too brief, Kazaa reigned king. And thanks to a recently reinvigorated Twitter account, we’re reminded of the complete and utter mess that was our Kazaa-fueled Winamp queue. So for the sake of nostalgia, we ask you: What are some of your best (which is to say, worst) Kazaa memories?

Unlike Its Subjects, The Funeral Selfie Will Never Die

Ashley Feinberg · 10/07/15 09:53AM

Every so often, when it’s late and I’m procrastinating and everything else on the internet is suffused with vitriol and poison, I’ll type “funeral selfie” into my Twitter search bar. Pages of smiling, duck-faced teens dressed in black and surrounded by either flowers or caskets or actual cadavers stare back at me. And in this dissonant madness, I find peace.

I Interrupted Anime Twitter Cybersex Roleplay as Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer

Stefan Heck · 03/28/15 10:13AM

Some people role play to escape the dreariness of their day-to-day lives. Some people role play to bring back childhood memories. Some people role play to explore fantastical worlds of their own creation. I role play because I want to know the answer to the question “What if powerful and intimidating Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer interrupted anime demons having cybersex on Twitter?”

Now the Taylor Swift Hacker Is Texting Rape Threats to Lily Allen

Jay Hathaway · 02/13/15 11:45AM

The hacker who broke into Taylor Swift's social media accounts now seems to be targeting her celebrity friends—or her celebrity fans, anyway. British pop singer Lily Allen Instagrammed a text message Thursday night from someone threatening to "hack u and kidnap u then rape ur gaping body," with the caption "Cool iMessage from some kid that got my number from hacking Taylor Swift's Twitter."

Ragú Has the Saddest Twitter Marketing Campaign of All Time, Goodnight

Sam Biddle · 01/23/15 06:05PM

Man comforts himself by pretending the universe is random, else he must accept that it is governed by a ruthless and spiteful God. Colon-killer Denny's runs a successful social media campaign pandering to slobs via tween-approved meme-speak. But when Ragu tries the exact same thing, no one cares. Its flailing attempts are agonizing to behold.

The ISIS Babies Are Freaking Adorable

Sam Biddle · 01/12/15 05:00PM

One of the things you learn when you spend any time reading ISIS Twitter is that ISIS Twitter is filled with the cutest darn jihadis you've ever seen.

@555µHz Is Dead, Long Live @555µHz

Max Read · 02/25/14 05:00PM

Until earlier today the Twitter account @555µHz was tweeting, as far as any of us can tell, the entirety of the 1986 motion picture Top Gun, one image at a time.