Articles written by Dusten Carlson

10 Game Of Thrones Cosplayers Who Are Dead-Ringers For Their HBO Counterparts [Pics]

If George R.R. Martin’s bloodlust grows to the point at which he starts killing off HBO actors, there are actually a handful of people who could walk into a vacant role on Game of Thrones in a moment’s notice (and the audience would hardly know the difference). Yeah, we’re talking about cosplayers again. Despite the massive cosplay […]

Live Action Akira Project: A Bad-A Ode To An Anime Classic [Video]

Anime fans don’t need us to tell them about the ground-breaking 1988 animated film Akira, or the dense multi-volume manga that preceded it in 1980. Those same fans also don’t need us to tell them about the supposed live-action Akira project that has been ping-ponged around Development Hell since at least 2002. In all that time, producers considered […]

Justin From ‘Catfish’ Says MTV Is Catfishing Everyone [Video]

You remember Justin from Catfish, right? Justin Voel-Pel, the star of the unforgettable Season 2 ep “Artis & Jess,” the sweaty online dating vigilante guy? This guy: God, I love that GIF. Anyway, Justin has been the hobby of my career, which has otherwise consisted of social media hoaxes and bewbs. I investigated him tirelessly in […]

Random Shirtless Dude Asks Out Sexy Local News Anchor Amid CA Wildfire [Video]

No one can say that this shirtless dude doesn’t have his priorities in order. Record heat levels and severe drought have ushered California into wildfire season a little early this year. Spread by powerful winds, a fire started in San Bernardino National Forest has already burned over 1,000 acres. Despite working around the clock, firefighters […]

Facebook Fight Over A Boy Leads Teen Girl To Shoot And Kill Peer [Video]

Chicago, IL – A Facebook fight over a boy led a 14-year-old to shoot and kill another 14-year-old on Monday afternoon. Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy confirmed that murder charges had been filed against a suspect who used a .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin earlier this week. The gun had been stolen from […]

Um. So. Here’s Patrice Wilson’s Latest Video. And … Yeah … Sorry [Video]

SND frenemy Patrice Wilson has released his latest music video, and while we’re relieved that he’s finally working with women over the age of 18, we can’t quite verbalize our reaction to it, so we’ll just let these Jim Halpert GIFs do it for us. Patrice, also known as “Pato,” is probably the most controversial guy […]

Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Finally Announced, People Are Already Complaining On Twitter

After months of being teased by Star Wars alums Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher on Twitter, the official casting announcement for Star Wars: Episode VII has been handed down by Lucasfilm, and yes, Luke, Leia and Han are back. They’ll be joining returning stars Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker, as well as an all-new cast […]

Tupelo Tornado Weatherman Takes Off Mid-Report On Live TV [Video]

A severe weather system tore through central and southern states on Monday, leaving more than 30 dead. The town of Tupelo, Mississippi was hit with a tornado which left a number of businesses destroyed, though complete damage assessment is still underway. Social media has allowed Tupelo residents to share boots-on-the-ground photos of the damage on Instagram […]

So Here’s A Seal Getting Its Tummy Rubbed By A Guy With A GoPro [Video]

We’ve got to hand it to the folks at GoPro – they know that their cameras can make for some pretty awesome viral videos. Seriously, we’re not trying to sell GoPros or anything, it’s just true. These practically indestructible cameras have taken us through wave tunnels with surfers, paragliding over canyons, biking on extreme and dangerous […]

Southwest Captain Tells Passengers Lame Jokes, But We Can’t Help But Love Him For It [Video]

Again, this is why we fly Southwest. Along with perks like free bags and free (non-alcoholic) drinks, Southwest Airlines employees are apparently dedicated to making sure that every flight experience is a memorable one through various kinds of performance art. Unfortunately, it seems that the self-deprecating stand-up comic flight attendant and the rapping flight attendant […]

No, The Rock Is Not Dead, Back To Your Regularly Scheduled Life [Hoaxed]

Contrary to what you read on Facebook, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is doing just fine. Unless we’re talking about the Scorpion King franchise. Har har. But seriously, The Rock is alive and well, despite what the latest death hoax/possible phishing scam going viral on social media may claim. Malwarebytes Labs spotted the hoax, which claims that The Rock died during the […]

Rémi Gaillard Returns, Poops On People Dressed As A Bird [Video]

Rémi Gaillard, the French humorist and YouTube prankster best known around these parts as an unofficial frenemy after we wrote about his last video, is back with a new prank called “Animals strike back.” Like his “Free Sex” video, Gaillard’s newest offering is predicated upon assault and being a general a-hole, but here we are again writing […]

Can You Pronounce Lupita Nyong’o? These Reporters Can’t [Video]

Actress Lupita Nyong’o was recently named People Magazine‘s Most Beautiful Person of 2014, despite the fact that practically no one can pronounce her name right. The 31-year-old Kenyan actress is quickly becoming a household name after taking home a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in 12 Years a Slave. Too bad most households in America […]

Terry Richardson’s Latest Sex Scandal Might Be A Hoax [Hoaxed]

It’s possible that celebrity photographer Terry Richardson’s latest sex scandal is little more than a hoax. Over the weekend, UK model Emma Appleton tweeted a Facebook message she supposedly received from Richardson asking for sex in exchange for an opportunity to pose for Vogue.  Though she later deleted the tweet (and her account), the story took on […]