Jezebel's March Madness 2015: Internet vs. IRL Starts NOW!

Get ready to start using that sexy little brain of yours, because March Madness 2015: Internet vs. IRL is about to commence. I'm your host, the very cool and knowledgeable one who didn't really get how brackets worked until today. » 3/18/15 12:27pm 3/18/15 12:27pm

Why America's Internet Is So Shitty and Slow

You may have heard that the internet is winning: net neutrality was saved, broadband was redefined to encourage higher speeds, and the dreaded Comcast-Time Warner Cable megamerger potentially thwarted. But the harsh reality is that America's internet is still fundamentally broken, and there's no easy fix. » 3/10/15 3:37pm 3/10/15 3:37pm

The Creepiest Things You Can Do on Facebook

Stone Cold Steve Austin Helps Randy Orton RKO More Of The Internet

Yesterday, we all appreciated the meme that is Randy Orton RKOing people on the internet. It's still happening, and—BY GAWD, THAT'S STONE COLD'S MUSIC. » 10/15/14 10:46am 10/15/14 10:46am

That Derek Jeter Screencap, With Every Number Being Two, Is Fake

You might have seen this Derek Jeter photo somewhere on the internet today. Wow, look at all those twos! The baseball gods made it so, #R2p2ct, etc. Unfortunately, it's fake, and the guy who made it feels bad for fooling you. » 9/26/14 1:45pm 9/26/14 1:45pm

Competitive Web Surfing: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

As I sat, sweating, at a keyboardless iMac in a sweltering bar, an amplified voice announced the beginning of competition: "The previous rounds were based on a combination of luck and skill, but this one is really all about skill. Can you surf? Can you rip?" » 8/12/14 10:38am 8/12/14 10:38am

If Your Phone Rings on Live TV, Don't Do This

Is This Adult Stealing a Baseball from a Kid? A Special Report.

Recently, the above GIF has been appearing on numerous Japanese sites. Commenters have been criticizing the woman based only on this animated image. But what's going on? Time to delve deeper. » 7/23/14 8:13am 7/23/14 8:13am

ESPN Didn't Expect This Many People To Stream U.S.-Germany

If WatchESPN crapped out on you during today's World Cup matches, you weren't alone. ESPN wasn't prepared to handle the deluge of online support for the U.S. » 6/26/14 2:25pm 6/26/14 2:25pm

Kevin Durant Continues To Be Bad At Internet Feuds

Poor Kevin Durant is just so dang bad at the internet and feuds, mostly because he seems to have a gift for doing and or saying completely innocuous things that he later has to back down from because the internet is stupid. » 6/17/14 2:47pm 6/17/14 2:47pm

Fired Community Manager Says He Was A Victim Of 'Outrage Culture'

"There's a lot of—for a lack of better words—politics in the games industry," the voice on the other end of my Skype call started. Pausing for several seconds before continuing, he elaborated, "This game of politics is influenced by outside forces and, in this case, the outside force was this outrage culture that's… » 6/04/14 3:28pm 6/04/14 3:28pm

"Marine Todd" Is an Awesomely Stupid Right-Wing Meme That Got Hijacked

It's the story of a man. A man who went to war. And then went to college. And then decked a godless shithead professor. It's a feel-good story! And it went viral among God-fearing Murkans. And then Twitter got hold of it. And then it got really good. » 3/31/14 11:15pm 3/31/14 11:15pm

Does the Internet Make Kink No Longer Kinky?

Last week, after I connected the ugly internet harassment of women to the nasty tone of Republican politics, one reader wrote to say: "Way to politicize everything." So let me explain in one short paragraph why politics and sex are always inseparable: » 1/23/14 1:35pm 1/23/14 1:35pm

Why Can Men Be Such Jerks to Women Online?

Right now, I must confess, I'm feeling queasy about my stash of Sarah Palin porn. I was collecting it with a mind to write an article about it, I swear. I thought it was funny and revealing that the Great American Subconscious was percolating up Photoshopped images of Palin getting fucked by Barack Obama's giant… » 1/16/14 2:01pm 1/16/14 2:01pm

You've Never Seen Animated Baseball GIFs Like This Before

Japanese animation isn't just for television programs or movies. It's also for the internet. And thank goodness for that. » 10/24/13 9:21am 10/24/13 9:21am

Don't Ignore the Trolls. Feed Them Until They Explode.

It's been a bad week for women on the internet—but also a clarifying and validating one. British MP Stella Creasy began receiving rape threats on Twitter (in other news: fish are bonkers about water!) after expressing support for feminist activist Caroline Criado-Perez, who was also being deluged with misogynist… » 7/31/13 5:21pm 7/31/13 5:21pm

No One Is Saying Whether NBC's Olympic Streaming Is A Success

NBC coughed up more than $1 billion to air these 2012 Summer Olympics and it's going to squeeze every last revenue dollar out of its investment. That means constant tape delays, tons of commercials, overly creative editing, and jingoism galore. (And you can probably forget about seeing anything interesting live again… » 8/02/12 9:15am 8/02/12 9:15am

Local Newshounds Unleashed To Find "Good Job, Good Effort" Kid

A man claiming to be the father of young Jack Meyer, the "Good Job, Good Effort" kid, left a comment on a post at Midwest Sports Fans. In under two hours, two separate CBS affiliates left their own comments, desperately trying to get in touch with the family. » 6/06/12 5:20pm 6/06/12 5:20pm

A Reader Reports: The Real Loser Of The Orioles-Red Sox Marathon Was…

Time will tell what yesterday's 17th-inning Chris Davis-Darnell McDonald pitching showdown means for the 2012 American League East race. But for the world's scattered Red Sox and Orioles fans, it already proved one thing: can't do the job. Not long after both teams ran out of pitchers, ran out of… » 5/07/12 3:53pm 5/07/12 3:53pm

The Bunt Home Run And The World-Famous Sneaker Company That May Not…

Seoul, Korea, 1982. A Korean baseball player, wearing Didibao shoes, lunges to bunt a ball at least two feet off the outside corner of the plate. He connects, and the ball takes off. Improbably, impossibly, it carries down the left field line, all the way for a home run. "Imagination has become reality," the video… » 9/08/11 3:10pm 9/08/11 3:10pm