Guess who Mike Daisey — who didn’t so much lie to the press and “This American Life’s” Ira Glass about fabricating the working conditions in Apple factories in China as he simply didn’t correct their misinterpretations — has now found as a convenient scapegoat: His wife. Classy, Mike. Classy. (Jezebel)
A lot of folks often suggest that politicians should take more cues from Aaron Sorkin’s “West Wing.” I disagree. I think they should take them from Kenny Powers. If Obama ended a speech with, “Surrender is for pu**ies,” the man would would win in a LANDSLIDE. (Warming Glow)
In Netflix’s continuing efforts to change what it is that we love about it (a one-stop channel for movies and television shows that we missed) to something we don’t like (mostly original programming with fewer movie and TV choices), they’ve now hired Eli Roth to helm an hour-long horror series with Famke Janssen. Bad movie, Netflix. (THR)
The great ideas just keep on coming. The latest: Your antivirus software will now be turned into a movie. (Movieline)
Wait a minute, now. Robert DeNiro makes a crack about Newt Gingrich’s wife, and President Obama is supposed to answer for it? Get over yourself, Calista. (Celebitchy)
While we’re on the British section of today’s Pajiba Love, here are several British things made with Jaffa cakes. What the hell are Jaffa Cakes, anyway? Are those like Philly’s Tastykakes? (Neatorama)
Late breaking: The Broncos just traded Tim Tebow to the Jets. Oh, shit. Jersey is going to chew that poor Christian boy to pieces. (Oh, and the Saints Sean Payton has been suspended for the YEAR).
Health nuts may be interested to know that aspirin is even more effective than previously believed in warding away cancer. But they may also make your brain bleed. I’ll take that chance. (The Guardian)
Is this a real thing? Are employers ACTUALLY asking interviewing applicants for their Facebook passwords so they can poke around on their Facebook pages before making a hiring decision? HR People: Can you speak to this? (Uproxx)
What would The Hunger Games poster look like if Michael Bay directed the movie?
That’s about right. Check out re-imagined movie posters if other directors had helmed The Hunger Games. (EW)
Speaking of The Hunger Games, it comes out tomorrow night at midnight. I hope you’ve already got your ticket. Over 2000 showings have already sold out. There’s so many Hunger Games posts to choose from today. I’m going to go with this one: Hunger Games Meets “Girl Talk” for dating and death. (The Mary Sue)
Basically, humans have now erased the competitive advantage birds have on us. A man has developed a pair of wings that allow him to fly. The video is exceptional. (Videogum)
Does it matter that Michael Bay is turning the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into aliens? Does it matter that it doesn’t matter? I mean, it’s Michael Bay, here. Any excuse, people. Any excuse. (FSR)
How’s the Pajiba March Madness bracket going? Have you been following the Fug Girls’ bracket competition, because it’s fantastic. Here’s Nicki Minaj vs. Jamie King. (GoFugYourself)
This, folks, is disgusting. You couldn’t pull this off if you were using 1,000 Flushes: An Iron Man Sculpture made of urine. (FilmDrunk)
That header photo of Ms. Brie comes compliments of WG, where there’s news Alison spoiling “Mad Men” on “The Soup.” (WG)
Finally, have you seen Skittles new Touch the Rainbow ads? They’re creepy as hell. I don’t know how they fare in encouraging people to actually eat Skittles, but then get plus 1000 points for skeeviness.