As 2017 starts, mister X begins a month by month twitter-look back at tumultuous 2016 finding the fun to be had during a pretty sh*tty year…
Actor and political suicide bomber James Woods has decided to sue a twitter troll that accused him of being a coke addict for defamation to the tune of $10 million. An excerpt from said lawsuit specifically states that twitter user @abelisted “…jeopardized Woods’ good name and reputation on an international scale.” Unfortunately, Woods did not seem to understand that by making this news public it would have the completely opposite effect of what he hoped to [...]
Video game voice actor Troy Baker (“Booker DeWitt” in Bioshock Infinite, “The Joker” in Batman: Arkham Origins) discovered the wrath of the “professionally offended” when he decided to retweet a joke he found funny on twitter. Now one may ask-what vile disgusting thing could he have posted that could lead to so much dogpiling that he would choose to abandon the social media platform?
There is nothing else forthcoming-that was the [...]
As predicted by Geek Juice last summer, Blip.tv is finally closing down and purging all video content on 8/20/15…and the internet reviewers that didn’t heed our warnings are collectively freaking out:
Blip, the site that gave rise to an entirely new form of entertainment and media criticism, is due to close down next month. End of an era.
— Greg Byrne (@GregB00) July 20, 2015
“plans for the evening?” [...]
Friday night several usually combative social media groups found a common cause to fight together-Gawker Media*. The site posted an article entitled “Condé Nast’s CFO Tried To Pay $2,500 for a Night With a Gay Porn Star”:
Normally this would be par for the course for the site (it’s essentially the online equivalent of the NATIONAL ENQUIRER), but a few facts became quickly apparent about this [...]
Although both the script’s name and description seem to imply satire, today’s histrionic online environment has led this code to create a social media firestorm: