Tag: Social Media

Is ‘Fling’ the Thing? Ed Button Reviews the New Social Media Messaging App

by Ed Button There’s a new social media messaging app called Fling, which has been out since June. It’s been advertised on Twitter and while there hasn’t been much more in the way of publicity, it seems to be pretty popular: a month into its release, it reportedly had 375,000 downloads and 150 million “flings” sent out. The idea behind Fling is that it’s extremely… Read more →

Peer Pressure For a Good Cause? Ed Button Has an Ice to Pick With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Ed Button For those of you who haven’t somehow been on the internet in the past two weeks or so, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a campaign that seeks to raise funding to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It’s a condition that affects voluntary muscle movement, and eventually leads to death. The “Challenge”, as it were, is… Read more →

Here’s to Healthy Humping: Meet the World’s First Sexual Fitness Tracker

by Shimbo These days, it seems like we have to track everything. Whether it’s Nike Fuel, Jawbones, FitBits or whatever other type of piece of plastic whose primary objective is to show you how much you suck at exercise. Now the fitness craze has gone in a whole new (and slightly warped) direction with the introduction of the SexFit. “What… Read more →

Rape Against Humanity: Is Max Temkin More “Horrible” Than the Game?

by Ed Button An Oedipus complex: Kid tested, mother approved. The last thing Michael Jackson thought about before he died was jerking off into a pool of children’s tears. These are some of the hundreds of thousands of combinations of words, phrases and generally awful sentiments you can come up with in the card game “Cards Against Humanity”, whose stellar… Read more →

Episode 176: Talkin’ Shop With Biegel and Royce; Saying Goodbye to Jim Rockford

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After a number of technical difficulties, missed connections and other issues none of you really want to know about, we’ve finally got Episode 176 right here! We start off with a remembrance of James Garner, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 86. Shimbo shares some memories and why he feels Jim Rockford of The Rockford Files,… Read more →

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