Culture Feature

Why Are So Many Young Influencers Dying?

Is there an epidemic of premature death among Internet celebrities?

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Update 4/14/2021: Over the weekend, Vine star and musician Adam Perkins — best known for his viral "Welcome to Chili's" video, and other skits he made with his twin brother Patrick Perkins — passed away at age 24.

Before Vine was shut down in 2017, Perkins had amassed hundreds of thousands of followers, and his "Welcome to Chili's" clip had been viewed more than 20 million times. Patrick shared a remembrance of Adam on Instagram on Tuesday, encouraging people to listen to his brother's album Latch Relay to honor his memory.

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CULTURE

Meet the Man Who Wants to Sue the NFL for $867 Trillion (Because J. Lo Made Him Horny)

Coach Dave Daubenmire claims that the "crotch shots" in the Super Bowl Halftime show put him "in danger of hellfire."

Update 4/14/2021: Coach Dave is at it again.

This time he specifically called out Right Wing Watch before sharing his thoughts on the tragic killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by police officer Kimberly Potter in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. After pulling Wright over — reportedly for having an air freshener hanging from his rearview mirror, Potter claims to have mistaken her gun for her taser, and fatally shot Wright as he was trying to get away from her.

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TV Features

Can Laugh Tracks Make Anything Funny? A "Gutfeld!" Experiment

The new Fox News late night show strains the limits of what can be considered humor.

Last week Fox News introduced their latest attempt at late-night comedy: Gutfeld!

Previous forays into the genre have included the short-lived, criticially panned The 1/2 Hour News Hour — the network's response to The Daily Show — and Gutfeld's own show Red Eye, which aired in a 3:00 AM time slot, and The Greg Gutfeld Show, which ran on Saturday night's at 10:00 from 2015 until just a few weeks before the Gutfeld! premiere. But in a new weeknight spot at 11:00, Greg Gutfeld of The Five is officially up against the traditional late-night hosts like Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon.

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Culture Feature

All the Best "Simpsons" Memes, Ranked

Because it's the only way to know how you're really feeling.

The Simpsons has been running literally since the beginning of time, and it even managed to produce about five good (read: perfect) seasons of television in that time. As a result, any emotion or experience you have can easily be expressed in terms of Simpsons memes. These 30 just happen to be the best of the best:

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Culture Feature

End Times Update 4/10/2021: Prince Philip, DMX, and Yahoo! Answers

Northern Ireland, Prince Philip, Jordan Peterson vs. Captain America, Steve Harvey, James Charles, Scott Rudin, and Yahoo! Answers.

Every week one of Popdust's disposable clones — grown in a vault deep beneath the Mojave desert — is exposed to the outside world through a relentless feed of news, pop culture, and social media.

The arduous process accelerates their dissolution back into an amorphous clone slurry. But before they go, they leave behind a document of what they've absorbed and what they've learned — a time capsule preserving a single moment in the slow-motion collapse of civilization. An End Times Update...

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Film Features

7 of Jackie Chan's Greatest Fight Scenes

Happy 67th birthday to the master of comedic action.

Jackie Chan is an amazing performer.

He's not only a talented actor, director, singer, and martial artist, he also holds two Guinness World Records — for most credits in a single movie, and for most stunts performed by a living actor.

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