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GameSpot Game Reviewer Rats Out Jerk To His Own Mother

Many women involved in the gaming community have suffered at the hands of male gamers and enthusiasts. GameSpot game reviewer Kallie Plagge is just the latest woman to be assaulted by an immature prick with nothing better to do. But she took matters into her own hands and decided to fight back - by finding and snitching on him to his mother. We normally advise against snitching (you don't want to risk getting stitches) but this exchange was particularly satisfying. Plagge shared the conversation to Twitter, and pretty much everyone had a fiery roast or enthused congratulations for the writer. She deserves all props.

GameSpot Writer Kallie Plagge rats out sexist loser who cyber bullied her | tweet by inkydojikko This guy sent hate on Facebook so told his mom on him. She really nice about
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Girls Pockets vs. Boys Pockets: Meet Meme Culture's Favorite Cause

Choosing what clothes to wear can be a minefield for many people. There are practical considerations to think of, as well as when and where the outfit is going to be worn. That's before you even get started on the complicated, ever-changing and sometimes alarming rules of fashion, and other peoples' opinions on your style.

As far as memes are concerned, though, one issue ranks higher than the others: it's all about the pockets. What started out as a utilitarian clothing feature has become a bona fide cottage industry of internet content.

On Reddit, the theme has enjoyed an uptick in popularity thanks to the new Girls Pockets Vs. Boys Pockets meme. The comparison reveals that the difference in pocket space is even greater than was originally thought. However, it's not the first to point it out.

pockets, clothes, fashion, women, lol, boys, girls, sexism, reddit, reddit memes
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Burger King Dragged For Attempt To Use Sexist Tweet As Bait

Apparently Burger King woke up on International Women's Day and chose misogyny. Early this morning, @BurgerKingUK tweeted 'Women belong in the kitchen.' But don't worry, they were only being ironic! They followed up the tweet with two replies announcing their mission to 'change the gender ratio in the restaurant industry by empowering female employees with the opportunity to pursue a culinary career.' It's not just a tweet either—Burger King ran a huge print ad in the New York Times featuring 'Women belong in the kitchen' in bold text. It's amusing to imagine the marketing team come up with this one and pass the idea all the way up the chain.

Twitter is not feeling the ironic misogyny, to say the least. The tweet has since been shared over 140k times, mostly accompanied by hot takes and spicy roasts. We've collected some of the funniest reactions to Burger King's epic fail. Sorry BK, but you're no Wendy's.

burger king, misogyny, international women's day, ironic misogyny, sexism, funny tweets, twitter memes, funny, twitter, roast, fail, yikes, marketing, ad campaign, fast food, wendy's
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Dumb People Who Have Zero Understanding Of Human Anatomy

The idea that 'pee is stored in the balls' is a pretty established internet joke, but imagine if someone actually believed that this was true. Well, there are way too many people online who either ask for advice that betrays their general lack of anatomical knowledge, or worse, they spout obviously wrong information all over the internet. In this gallery, we've got a bunch of prime examples of stupid people who don't know how the body works and the embarrassing dumbassery they post. 

anatomy, sex, women, men, bad anatomy, funny comments, stupid people, reddit, facepalm, cringe, sexism, orgasm, memes, funny, human body | is worse than broken heart? Menstrual pain, homelessness, hunger etc. As guy think menstrual pain is myth | Hello girls just wanted some opinions on do really worried am wanting another baby but had my placenta taken out my daughter born does this mean can't have any more children or do need placenta transplant? Thankyou, Tia xx O Like Comment
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Diane Sawyer Dragged For Sexist Remarks In Resurfaced 2003 Britney Spears Interview

Recently released New York Times documentary Framing Britney Spears has sparked a conversation around what really happened to the pop legend in the early aughts and who is to blame. We all remember watching voyeuristically as Britney Spears suffered a harrowing public breakdown in 2008. While the rest of us usually have the benefit of privacy when we face life challenges that threaten our mental health, someone like Britney grew up in front of the camera, and in 2008 the paparazzi were more vicious than ever. The infamous images of Britney shaving her head, attacking a paparazzo's car with an umbrella, and being shipped off to a hospital are what many remember before she started to disappear from the public eye, and Framing Britney Spears gives important context to these events. From the moment Britney became famous as a teenager, her image was aggressively scrutinized by the media, whose self-proclaimed arbiters of morality acted as if a sixteen-year-old girl ought to bear the responsibility of being a perfect role model to an entire generation. 

Britney fans are particularly enraged by an interview excerpt that was included in the documentary. In 2003, at the height of Britney's career, Diane Sawyer interviewed the pop star on ABC's Primetime Thursday. One could hardly call it an interview—it feels more like an attack. In the scene, which is difficult to watch without cringing, we see a visibly uncomfortable 21-year-old Britney endure sexist questions from Sawyer about Britney's virginity and her responsibility as a role model to young girls. At one point Sawyer brings up tabloid rumors that Britney had cheated on Justin Timberlake. 'He has gone on television and pretty much said you broke his heart. You did something that caused him so much pain, so much suffering. What did you do?' Asks Sawyer. Can you imagine an interviewer today asking a young woman this same question? 'What did you do to him?' The cringe is severe and the resurfacing of this interview has many millennials questioning their own complicity at the time. It's sad to be reminded that not long ago, treating women this way was completely normal.

The Diane Sawyer interview was just one example of how the media publicly ripped Britney apart when she was most vulnerable, and not only contributed to the decline in her mental health, but profited from it. Sadly, Britney is still experiencing the fallout of those years—she is locked in a court-ordered conservatorship that has stripped her of control and agency over her own life. Those who have watched the documentary are now dragging Sawyer on Twitter and demanding that she apologize to Britney Spears for the wanton misogyny of that 2003 interview. We've collected some Twitter reactions from some of the people who have revisited the brutal and inappropriate media coverage of Britney's life from that time. We appreciate biographical profiles like Framing Britney Spears and HBO's Tiger because they remind us that even the most iconic and god-like public figures are still just human beings.

trending tweets, twitter, tweets, roast, dragged, diane sawyer, britney spears, framing britney spears, misogyny, sexism, celebrities | i think it's time to have a conversation about Diane Sawyer being one of the media's greatest tools of misogyny in the aughts. Her interviews w #BritneySpears #WhitneyHouston are truly some of the most vile from an era particularly vile to women in the limelight. | Watching Framing Britney Spears and I just want to say I wonder how Diane Sawyer sleeps at night
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Twitter Has A Lot To Say About Phoebe Bridgers' SNL Performance

Saturday Night Live is a polarizing show. There are the people who think the sketch-comedy show been unwatchable for years, and then there are the people who watch it religiously because, well, routines or something? Last night, indie rocker Phoebe Bridgers was the musical guest, and it seems her performance united both camps, because it's all that Twitter is talking about. 

At the end of Bridgers' final performance, the musician smashed (or attempted to smash, depending on who you ask) her guitar. Guitar smashing is a long-running and classic rock move, one that performers such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, and Pete Townsend were quite skilled at. But judging by some of the confused reactions on Twitter, people have forgotten the longstanding albeit destructive tradition. Some of the takes suggest widespread boredom - because people are equating the smashing to white privilege. Other takes are spent defending Bridgers' actions. Phoebe herself had to explain that it was an inexpensive guitar, and she had obtained the blessing of its manufacturer. The best tweets, however, add some comedic flair to the weirdly controversial performance. 


Stupid and funny tweets about phoebe bridgers smashing her guitar on Saturday Night Live Dan Levy | Mia Andrea @miagandrea ladies and gentlemen, my mom moments after watching phoebe bridgers perform | i know the end: Why she angry? | @mmpadellan Why did this woman, Phoebe Bridgers, destroy her guitar on SNL? I mean, I didn't care much for the song either, but that seemed extra.
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Twitter Cancels 'Bean Dad' After A Series Of Unfortunate Tweets

If you've been on Twitter at all over the past 24 hours, chances are you've heard about the sorry saga of John 'Bean Dad' Roderick and his epic Twitter downfall. If not, we'll catch you up to speed. On Jan 2, @johnroderick posted a marathon of a Twitter thread, boasting at length about refusing to show his hungry nine-year-old daughter how to use a can opener to open a can of beans. In the thread he recounts encouraging her to struggle with the device over a span of six hours in hopes to help her build character, or something. An outcry across Twitter immediately ensued and it didn't take long for people to dig up many racist, sexist, homophobic, and antisemitic tweets from @johnroderick's past. This kerfuffle went so viral, it might even affect the future of Jeopardy! (Don't ask.)

'Bean Dad' is, without a doubt, the unfortunate first main character of 2021. Hopefully this isn't foreshadowing a very cursed year. We've collected some of the funniest Twitter reactions to the whole 'Bean Dad' saga. (Content warning: some of the screenshots of @johnroderick's older tweets contain offensive language.)

twitter thread, twitter, funny tweets, bean dad, cancelled, racism, sexism, homophobia, parenting fail, tough love, kids, dads, bad parenting, controversy, ken jennings, john roderick | john roderick So, yesterday my daughter 9 was hungry and I was doing a jigsaw puzzle so I said over my shoulder make some baked beans. She said, How? like all kids do when they want YOU to do it, so I said, Open a can and put it in pot. She brought me the can and said Open it how? | Abby Danger Denton @mizabitha
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Twitter Thread Mocks Clueless Bath Tray Marketing Photos

Listen, we appreciate that our advanced technologies have allowed us to transport wine in inventive ways and charge our phones from the couch. We even appreciate the simple bathtub tray for allowing us to watch a movie or read while soaking in a hot tub. But apparently their marketing teams are pretty clueless as to what people actually do in the tub. As Twitter user @doodlyroses pointed out in this thread, not only do bath tray manufacturers believe that only women take baths, they believe that they eat gigantic charcuterie boards while relaxing - and drink enough in the tub to pass out. The photos are ridiculous, and verge on sexist, but we think they'll provide you with a good laugh. Which is rare these days.

funny twitter thread about clueless sexist and funny bath tray advertisements and marketing photos | Sharon Su has yet another single ou doodlyroses CÉCILE CHAMINADE Concet de Ne 2 HARON S people who manufacture bathtub trays seem have no idea women actually do bath and find strangely comforting | Sharon Su has yet another single ou doodlyroses CÉCILE CHAMINADE Conn 2 Aute "HARON S EXCESS this photo! White AND red wine! Green AND purple grapes! Eight kinds cheese! And piece de resistance not one
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E! News Congratulates Sophie Turner & Joe Jonas With Cringey Sexist Tweet, Fans Respond

Hollywood "it-couple" Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas announced the birth of their daughter, Willa, yesterday, and the internet has been pretty emotional about the joyous occasion. Both Turner and Jonas are big stars - Joe rose to fame as one of the Jonas Brothers, while Sophie became a household name after playing Sansa Stark on HBO's adaptation of Game of Thrones. She's also portrayed Jean Grey in X-Men: Dark Phoenix and X-Men Apocalypse. It's obvious that she has made a name for herself, but according to this congratulatory tweet, E! News doesn't care to acknowledge that. 

The tweet, which only references Joe by name, is being criticized for being both absolutely corny and kind of sexist. And Twitter users have not been mincing their words on the subject. The responses range from absurdist jokes to disgust and anger. We've put the best (and angriest) responses right here for your convenience. Let's hope E! hires better social media editors in the future.

 

Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner announce birth of baby Willa, e! news tweet sexist, he made her a jonas she made him a father | rafiqi TM @Sophiqi every child deserves Jonas and father E! News @enews 1d He turned her into Jonas, she turned him into father. Congratulations these two on their new bundle joy, Willa. | girlboss baby @alisonhall asking gay couple who's father and who's jonas
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Cringey Sexist Twitter Thread Suggests 'Leaning In' Makes Men Weak

Happy Monday! Are you ready for a new week of cringe? 'Cause there's a whole lot of it on the internet today. Our new favorite facepalm-worthy thread comes from @alpharivelino, an account run by a sexist dude with way too many followers. The thread, which was shared on May 2, suggests that men who lean into their partner during photo ops are weak. Using photos of Hafthor Bjornssen (one of the world's strongest men), Jason Statham, and Kevin Hart, @alpharivelino tries to make his case that posturing determines whether you're a strong, powerful man, or basically a needy simp. Needless to say, people on Twitter did not take kindly to the ridiculous thread, and were very vocal about it. 

Cringey twitter thread imploring men not to 'lean in' because it makes them look weak | Rivelino @alpharivelino Don't lean strong man! FULLSRKUR FULL UR FULLST RKUR FULL UR ROGUE ROGUE ROGUE ROGUE FULLSTERKUR FULLSTERKUR FULLSTERKUR FULLSTERKUR Weak KUR FULL UR FULL ROGUE ROGUE Fi ERKUR ERKUR KUR FULL KUR FULL FULL STERKUR FULL sTERHUR KUR FULLS KUR FULLS GUE GUE 5:28 PM 5/2/20 Twitter Web App photo of a tall man leaning into a woman while they're hugging
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1930s Dating Advice Proving Life Was NOT Better Back In The Day

You don't need to be a feminist to understand that these dating standards for women from the 1930s were incredibly harsh and sexist. Women were clearly held to much higher standards than men were! My how the times have changed...

Check out some super sexist vintage ads here!

Sexist dating standards for women from the 1930s | black and white vintage photo of couple on a date DON'T TALK ABOUT CLOTHES or try describe new gown man. Please and flatter date by talking about things he wants talk about
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Women's Vintage Ads That Have Not Aged Well

Ladies, do you get horrible period cramps? That sucks, but think about how your poor husband feels when you're not there to cook and clean for him because you're "in too much pain." He's waiting for his dinner and he doesn't know how to boil his own water for pasta, dammit.

In all seriousness, clearly this narrative wouldn't fly today, but the mid-twentieth century and before was a completely different story. Scroll down and see for yourself.

Funny and WTF advertisements from the mid-twentieth century that were directed primarily at women | vintage ad showing a man in a suit comforting a crying woman in the kitchen holding a burned pan: Don't worry darling didn't burn beer
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'I Found A Picture Of Your Grandfather' Memes Are Ironic Shitposts With Problematic Themes

On a day when "Ok Boomer" is one of the biggest memes, it's funny that another trending meme could be seen as its greatest enemy. "I Found A Picture Of Your Grandfather" memes roast recent generations, using cringey photos to make a point about kids these days. While a few of them are sexist and homophobic, the meme is now being used in an ironic shitposting fashion - and we hope it stays in that zone. There's enough hateful garbage on the internet to last at least a millenia.

I just found a picture of your grandfather memes, dank memes, sexist
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An Iranian Streaming Service Photoshopped Female Artists Out Of Their Own Album Covers

Iranian music streaming site Melovaz has recently come under fire for doing something, uh, strange - they've erased all female music artists from album art on their site while leaving their male counterparts untouched. The double standards here are likely due to Iran's strict rules about Muslim women not being seen uncovered, which Melovaz apparently has also extended to non-Muslim women in the media. 

The following are some examples of such that will probably make you laugh and then immediately feel sad for humanity.

Images of different female music artists being photoshopped out of their own album covers by an Iranian music streaming service
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