Louis CK Swears He Didn't Mean To Endorse Rape Jokes. So We Good Here?
I don’t know if it’s a particular joke she made up, or something in the pop-culture ether, but it kills me every time jM refers to post “Law & Order” Ice-T (aka Tracy Marrow) as “Nice-T.” That being said, Ice-T isn’t all that threatening of a name to begin with. Here, in no particular order, is a list of 142 Distinctly Non-Threatening Rap Names. Oh, Earl Sweatshirt, I just want to snuggle you. (The Awl)
And if you prefer your sounds a bit more vanilla (like potent, Madagascar vanilla) here is Pomplamoose with a mash up of 2012’s two biggest earworms. (Sound Cloud)
I like to pretend that I’m okay with everyone enjoying the things I love and, for the most part, I am. But, um, these 6 Supervillians of Nerd Culture, they’re just dead on. YOU CAN’T HAVE IT, YOU DON’T KNOW WHY IT’S GOOD. (College Humor)
In other dead on balls accurate news, Catching Fire has cast Wiress, one of my favorite characters from the book. The person they cast? That is the correct answer. We also would have accepted Melora Walters. (/Film)
In the wake of some disturbing backlash surrounding a few early negative reviews of The Dark Knight Rises (just a few! don’t worry!), here’s a smattering of negative reviews for some of cinema’s most-beloved films. Ebert didn’t like Die Hard??? BURN HIM. (The Playlist)
Dustin asks who is the most overpaid actor on television? Caution, there’s math involved. (WG)
“Once Upon A Time” (which I hate-watched in its entirety last year) has revealed their new big bad for Season 2. Looky, looky. (io9)
The folks over at FSR have a rundown of the 9 Best Films You’ve Probably Already Missed In 2012 (you slacker). Jaime Lannister was in a movie based on one of my fav crime novels? How in seven hells did I miss that? (FSR)
Yahoo names their new CEO and guess what, IT’S A GIRL. Also? They stole her from Google. Also? She’s pregnant. Watch out, Knope, I’ve got a new girl crush. (The Mary Sue)
In travel and architecture porn, here’s a list of 8 Amazing Drowned Buildings. (The World Geography)
Finally, I was among the people who mistakenly thought a certain tweet Louis CK sent to Daniel Tosh during the whole Rape Joke controversy meant CK endorsed Tosh’s reaction to a female heckler. Allegedly, this is not the case. Which makes me breath easier, because I f*cking love CK. Here’s his explanation and a fairly reasonable yet hilarious take on the whole situation.