Stop Smiling So Much, You’re Scaring People
Jul31

Stop Smiling So Much, You’re Scaring People

Chances are, you’ve read a Thought Catalog article or two or thousand about how you need to smile through adversity. Or a study somewhere that outlined the positive effects of maintaining a sunny disposition, which is to mask whatever numbing pain you’re feeling. Or, God help you, you’ve taken the advice of some linkbait garbage from Upworthy that promised to “restore your faith in humanity.” And for some...

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Weird Al Wednesday: The ‘Mandatory Fun’ Aftermath
Jul30

Weird Al Wednesday: The ‘Mandatory Fun’ Aftermath

Well that was fun, wasn’t it? Thanks in large part to a brilliant marketing strategy that included releasing eight music videos in eight consecutive days, Mandatory Fun was the first Weird Al album to debut at No. 1. So where do we go from here? In the myriad of interviews Weird Al has done in the past few weeks, he has alluded to the notion that Mandatory Fun would likely be his last traditional album. Of course, that...

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Obama Proposes Two-Stat Solution
Jul30

Obama Proposes Two-Stat Solution

Washington, DC – In a press conference this morning, President Barack Obama announced that the United States would officially adopt two new stats in fantasy baseball leagues around the country as well as in his G8 Yahoo Baseball League today, a league including most of the world’s leaders. The move established WAR, which is really good for plenty, and xFIP, which sounds made-up, as relevant, point-winning stat categories....

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Getting to Know Robot Butt
Jul30

Getting to Know Robot Butt

Hey everybody, Amanda here! I just started as a new intern at Robot Butt, and my first assignment is to take over the company blog. I’ve been learning a ton about blogging at school, and I can’t wait to start putting this knowledge to use. It’s still my first week at the company, but everyone has done a great job making me feel right at home, and I can’t believe all the people I’ve already gotten to meet....

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Excellent Rap Lyrics, Volume IV: Jay Z Promised He Would Mack Forever
Jul30

Excellent Rap Lyrics, Volume IV: Jay Z Promised He Would Mack Forever

Me give my heart to a woman? Not for nothin’, never happen I’ll be forever mackin’. – Jay Z, “Big Pimpin'” In terms of rappers abandoning roots established in their old-school songs, usually having to do with hard violence, Jay Z is hardly the most egregious example. But he PROMISED us that he would be forever mackin’ in 2000 with the song “Big Pimpin'”. And then he turned around...

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