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Ja Rule Is Upset That Wikipedia Has His Height Wrong, Does Not Understand How Wikipedia Works

Ja Rule is a lot of things, but a master of the internet is clearly not one of them. Apparently he came across his own Wikipedia page, and of all things, was upset that his height was listed wrong. He also simultaneously does and doesn’t know how Wikipedia works. On the one hand, yes, it is inaccurate, which is what happens when ANYONE can edit a web page. On the other hand, he suggests that somebody should “fix his shit”, which is exactly how Wikipedia works. I also like how he used his mug shot to confirm how tall he is. That’s kind of bad ass. If he had never been arrested he would have had to have someone stand next to him with a tape measurer or a bunch of rulers taped together. Infinitely less cool. Regardless of Ja Rule’s internet prowess, we’ll always have the memories:


Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back In: Amazon Signs Deal to Stream HBO Shows

SourceTake that, Netflix. Beginning on May 21 the multi-year agreement will enable Amazon Prime subscribers to stream series including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, and later — about three years after episodes initially air — Girls, The Newsroom and Veep. In addition, by year end Amazon will offer HBO GO on its new Fire TV platform. (It’s already available to HBO subscribers on other devices including Google’s Chromecast.) The shows will still be available on HBO’s platforms, but the companies say that this is the first time the premium pay TV channel’s shows have been licensed to an online-only streaming service. “As owners of our original programming, we have always sought to capitalize on that investment,” HBO EVP of Business and Legal Affairs Glenn Whitehead says.

Amazon shares are up 1.4% pre market, and Netflix is down 2.7%, following the announcement. That suggests investors didn’t fully accept Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ claim on Monday that the streaming video providers can peacefully coexist. “It’s a very much not a zero-sum game and we are building this ecosystem together that’s about Internet video and the more players there are in Internet video, the bigger that ecosystem gets,” he said. “The big theme is Internet video is taking share away from linear video. So we are all participating in that transformation.” He has more mixed feelings about HBO: In January he joked that HBO chief Richard Plepler’s Netflix password was probably: “Netflix bitch.”

Stifel analyst Benjamin Mogil says HBO probably made its deal with Amazon, instead of Netflix, because there’s less overlap among their subscribers. Still, it’s “clearly a negative for Netflix, given the high profile nature of the HBO content” and could “somewhat limit” the streaming company’s just-announced plan to raise its prices for new customers. He notes, though, that HBO and Amazon released few details about the deal terms and that it doesn’t include all HBO shows.

Fuckin’ internet is right, Tony. Last week I wrote about how I didn’t trust Amazon anymore because they had the craziest person in the world Gary Busey pimp their TV product. I take all that back now. Any streaming service that gives me another outlet to watch my pal Tony is alright in my book. Why Netflix never signed this deal is beyond me, but it’s their loss. HBO has the best shows to offer to a streaming service, and the biggest advantage is their rewatchability factor. I’ve watched The Sopranos three times from beginning to end and if I get sick this weekend I could start all over and have just as much fun. Plus, the list of older HBO shows is the television version of murderer’s row. The Sopranos. The Wire. Deadwood. Oz. Entourage. The Life and Times of Tim. Six  Feet Under. And that’s just my personal short list. If you can’t find a show to fall in love with and watch over and over on that list then you hate television. Simple as that. Amazon Prime just pulled a game changing move. Watch your ass, Netlifx.

– Ryan


Life Without Facebook

I get my nuggets busted on the regular by my friends for getting rid of my Facebook. I dumped that shit at the start of 2013 and never looked back. Yeah, maybe I miss out on some hot sluts album once and a whole, but half of the people I follow on twitter are pornstars….women pornstars I mean! And that’s wayyy better.

My bros say I got rid of it and it just pumps my tires to be cool, but in reality I just don’t miss it. I don’t give a shit about who’s going to the beach or having a grand ol time in Vegas. At the end of the day I care about what I’m doing and the 10 asshole friends I see on a regular basis are doing. Usually it’s the same thing.

I also have this theory that Facebook stopped being cool when my mom got one. At that point, real adults thought they could step into the social media barn and make it work seamlessly. Now because of this, having a Facebook hurts your chances of getting a big boy job and it’s just another excuse for someone to get on your case about something you said or did.

So in closing, fuck Facebook, and once I can have one without it haunting me, ill steer clear of it. Although my life without Facebook has been short, damn it feels good. Back me up Sean Lite


PS. if I get one back soon I’m gonna feel like a royal piece of shit

I’ll Take Heaven for $100,000 Alex

Lets play the hypothetical game: I give you $100,000 cash, and you can have anything you want in this world. What do you choose? A sweet car? Down payment on a new house? $100,000 worth of Taco Bell? How about a spot in heaven? That’s right, dangerously insane human beings have been bidding on an Ebay auction that offers the winning bidder a spot in heaven. The man who started this mind boggling bidding war, Ari Mandel, is actually an atheist who put his “spot in heaven” up for bid as a joke. You really can’t make this shit up. All religious mumbo jumbo aside, how fucking crazy do you have to be to bid $100 on this? Im gonna go with Amanda Bynes crazy mixed with serial killer crazy. Bidding $100,000!? That’s a level of crazy not even the crazy ants could fathom. Ebay has removed the post from its website, due to the fact that its fucking insane. What they need to do is release the names of these people who actually bid on this so we can get them on a private plane far far away where their psychotic brains can’t hurt anyone. Looney Tunes city.

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