Did a politician just open up their lizard face to promise that they'll "get tough" on a major issue, like crime or drugs? If so, don't be surprised if what follows is more of the same thing with a side helping of needless cruelty.
By Adam Wears
Anything that's made before, well, this year is gonna seem a little bit dated. But sometimes, this pattern of aging goes beyond "Haha! Walter White is using a flip phone!" and into "Oh god. Oh god, no." Like all of those Alex Jones cameos in movies from the early 2000s, or the Harvey Weinstein jokes that were a staple of so many sitcoms.
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By Mark Hill
Haha, Wendy's made a funny tweet! And Arby's made an anime reference! That's so great. Too bad that they still treat their workers like garbage, but hey! Their social media accounts are a delight.
By Lydia Bugg
Is your female character stressed? Or does she want to fit in? Or is her life going out of control? Have her eat comical amounts of food. Apparently, just the fact that a woman likes food on a TV show is enough reason to insert a laugh track.
By Ian Fortey
At this very moment, a hundred news sites are publishing articles about how Donald Trump's latest actions are finally turning his fanbase blue. Except they're not. And they never have. And they likely never will.
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