Culture & Criticism
Black Twitter Was On Fire In May – Here Are 89 Tweets We're Still Chuckling At
"Ariel girllll stay under the sea! Sebastian ain’t lying, it’s ghetto up here!"
Here's Why Jane Fonda Threw A Scroll At An Award-Winning Director At Cannes
But when will Jane Fonda throw a scroll at me?
19 British Tweets That Cracked Us Up This Week
"brits love saying ‘oh here comes trouble!’ and it’s just a middle aged woman in a polka dotted top"
"Go Take A Honda Civic Selfie": 18 Of James Kennedy's Most Memorable Moments From "Vanderpump Rules"
While James Kennedy has clearly had his fair share of problematic moments over the years, I think we can all agree he's now the #1 guy in the group.
A Final Editor’s Note
Today, BuzzFeed News goes dark.
“We Were Always Playing An Entirely Different Game”: The Ultimate Oral History Of BuzzFeed News
BuzzFeed News has been described as a chaos agent, a pirate ship, a reputable news organization, and, most notably, a “failing pile of garbage” by former president Donald Trump. We wanted to tell our own story — in our own words — about what it was like to be a part of it.
Meet Kat Abu, The TikToker Mocking Fox News “Just For Funsies”
The 24-year-old senior video producer watches “conservatives for work but makes fun of them for pleasure.”
Trans People Are Already Having Trouble Filling Their Hormone Prescriptions After Missouri’s Attorney General Ordered Restrictions On Gender-Affirming Care
“I wish people understood that we just want to be able to live our lives. We have as much right to live here as anyone else does.”
From Ben Stiller To Nicki Minaj: Here's How 28 Celebs Reacted To Losing Their Blue Checks And Becoming Unverified Plebes
I honestly didn't even know Ben Stiller had a Twitter account until now.
The Muslim Manosphere Is Growing And It’s Andrew Tate’s Fault
“I don’t see anything in Islamic scripture that is compatible with anything that Andrew Tate says.”
David Choe's Casting On "Beef" Is Hollywood Nepotism At Its Worst
The controversy over Choe's casting could have been avoided if the show's creators didn't rely on nepotism in choosing him.
An Influencer Lost A Business Deal After Saying On A Podcast That She Killed Two Cats As A Child
“Accidents happen and you all need to chill,” Australian influencer Emma Claiir said.
“An Extremely Dangerous Game”: How Andrew Tate’s Recent Behavior May Be Doing Him More Harm Than Good
The misogynistic influencer and accused sex trafficker, now under house arrest in Romania, has been accused of intimidating witnesses and plotting to flee to Dubai.
After These People Tried Erotic Hypnosis, They Couldn’t Recognize Themselves
The Bambi Sleep files, a collection of audio recordings designed to hypnotize people, promised to make listeners obedient and sex-obsessed. But some consider them to be unsafe. (Warning: This article contains descriptions of alleged sexual violence.)
A Group Of Police Surrounded A Black Running Club After They Gave High Fives And Cheered Runners At The Boston Marathon
Marathon watchers said officers formed a “human barricade,” blocking them from supporting runners.
Products, Not People, Are The New Main Characters
Air and Tetris tell the little-known, real-life stories behind common products. And more random object movies are coming.
The “Love Is Blind” Live Reunion Was An Unnecessary Hot Mess
It was so chaotic. (Warning: contains spoilers.)
Twitter Took Down A Video Of “Beef” Actor David Choe Seemingly Describing Raping A Massage Therapist
The TikTok post has not been removed, though the sound is apparently not available due to graphic language.
Frank Ocean Performed For The First Time In Six Years At Coachella, And Fans Are Disappointed About The Experience
A canceled livestream, a twerking security guard, and an abrupt ending marked the singer’s return to the main stage.
Women Who Earn More Than Their Husbands Share What Their Marriages Are Really Like
“I drive a nice car. People assume my husband bought it for me.”
“Beef” Actor David Choe Is Being Called Out For Seemingly Describing Raping A Massage Therapist In A Resurfaced Interview
Many Twitter users are expressing shock and frustration toward the casting decision, calling out Netflix and A24 for hiring the controversial graffiti artist.
If You Wondered How Ron DeSantis Looks Eating Pudding With His Fingers, Well, The Answer Is Here
The ad is ostensibly about framing DeSantis as a threat to Social Security and Medicare, but I doubt that’s the image viewers are going to leave with. 💩
Reformation Has Been Getting Creators To Re-Create Their Viral Content, But This Time, Wearing Its Brand. Here’s What The Experts Think About It.
Once more, with feeling.
“Dance Moms” Continues To Go Viral More Than 12 Years After It First Aired
Even though the hit series hasn't aired new episodes since 2019, memes and deep dives of the reality show are all over TikTok and YouTube.
Netflix's “Beef” Confronts Asian Parent Stereotypes
(Warning: contains spoilers.) A new Netflix series moves beyond the trope of traumatized American kids with emotionally stunted Asian parents.
A Viral Snoopy Fancam Editor Revealed Why She Was Grounded From TikTok, And Responded To The Malala Fund’s Comment About It Being “The Worst News Of The Day”
TikTok’s favorite Snoopy Sister spoke with BuzzFeed News from her grounding.
Joe And Taylor Reportedly Split, So These Swifties Headed To Cornelia Street
Taylor Swift’s fans flocked to the singer’s old West Village home to pay respects to her reported breakup with Joe Alwyn. Photos were taken, and flowers were laid.
People Are Not OK After "Succession" Aired "One Of The Best Episodes In TV History"
Warning: contains spoilers, but if you've been on the internet today you already know what happened.
“Succession” Takes A Big Storytelling Risk And Pulls It Off
(Warning: major spoilers.) The series has been heading toward this moment.
This Memoir About The Biafran War Is So Necessary
An author goes in search of his lost uncle in this probing exploration of the Nigerian civil war.