"You know when you're in a restaurant and you go to the bathroom and when you come back and your food's there? That's me."
The story is a little corny and the physics seem a bit strange, but the characters are lovable, and the whole thing definitely has that Pixar montage feel, which means we're big fans.
Welcome to What You Missed This Weekend, a roundup of the stories from this weekend that you missed while you were out living your life. Inside: baseball buffoonery, our weird rituals on death and why PowerPoint sucks — plus, fiction that touches on all these topics.
We're hopeful this is a signal Bill Wurtz has finally found a happy medium between his brilliant 6 second vines and his double-digit-minute masterpieces like "History of Japan" and "History of the Entire World."
Celebrate the very fake, extremely made-up date-specific movie fandom holiday of July Sixth Park the way its creators dreamt it: with a blow up dinosaur suit and awkward apprehension.
Something is terribly wrong. Something is terribly wrong. Something is terribly wrong. Something is terribly wrong.
If you recognize the main character, it's because she's played by Natalia Dyer from "Stranger Things." And if you recognize the stuff she's doing in this wonderfully written, directed and acted short about teen sexuality, it's because you did some shady stuff on the internet in the '90s too.
It’s not a trick question. Based on various depictions of the Xavier School for Gifted Youngsters, Professor X — a paraplegic mutant telepath with a supposedly genius-level intellect — somehow forgot to add wheelchair ramps to his own home.
Booze and drugs aren't the only things that cause hangovers — heartbreak and general bad decisions can do that too. But we're pretty sure good friends can cure anything.
"Through My Eyes" is a very strange, very surreal short that's basically the exact opposite of "The Little Mermaid."
This short from YouTube sketch geniuses Chris and Jack is super funny, but if you think about it too hard it starts to get pretty terrifying. So, uh, don't do that.
It's funny, beautifully shot and cleverly written. But most importantly, "That Dog" is very, very awkward.
As this beautifully animated short proves, caffeine is a hell of a drug.
What's the real difference between man and machine?
In a short story for Nautilus, acclaimed author of "The Road" and "No Country For Old Men" tackles the issue of where language comes from.
Next time you're throwing a party, remember it's cool to invite either George or Dan, but definitely not both.
Carrie Brownstein (of "Portlandia" fame) directed this clever, dreamy sendup of social media and figurative language. It's hella weird and we like it.
Seriously. Don't. There's private stuff in there. That book doesn't even belong to you. How would you feel if Grelvazub read *your* diary?
It's okay! Write that letter! They'd probably love hearing from you. Or actually, on second thought, maybe you should delete it. And delete them from your address book just to be safe.
Some of Seth Meyers' crew members are pretty good at writing poetr– hold on, are these guys all admitting to crimes?
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