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Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats Welcome to Taiwan's Houtong Cat Village, a village with many, many cats

There are so many places in the world that it’s impossible to properly see them all in a single lifetime. How, in a world of great cities and historically important sites, natural wonders and gorgeous landscapes, do you decide where to go? Well, you say fuck all of that other stuff and make a little Taiwanese town…

Allow Vic Berger to introduce you to "MAGA Men & Their Trump Trucks" Allow Vic Berger to introduce you to "MAGA Men & Their Trump Trucks"

Vic Berger’s videos will be remembered as one of the best documents of our current era. Like Ralph Steadman illustrations, Berger zooms in on the ugliness of American politics and blows the results up into horrifying grotesques that get across the nightmare that lies just beneath the surface of daily life.

Game Of Thrones superfan Aaron Rodgers is anti-Bran, thinks Dany got a raw deal Game Of Thrones superfan Aaron Rodgers is anti-Bran, thinks Dany got a raw deal

[Spoilers for Game Of Thrones season eight, episode six.]

Bob Saget and Dave Coulier recruit "Uncle Jaime Lannister" for very weird Full House parody sketch

One of TV’s most beloved epics—a tale of complicated characters brought together by an unexpected death, teaching new generations harsh lessons wrought from unpredictable life experiences—is coming to an end. We are, of course, talking about Netflix’s Fuller House, which deigned to acknowledge the far less popular …

George R.R. Martin on if the Game Of Thrones books end differently than the show: "Well ... yes. And no. And yes." George R.R. Martin on if the Game Of Thrones books end differently than the show: "Well ... yes. And no. And yes."

Now that the dust has cleared on HBO’s Game Of Thrones series finale, fans unhappy with the ending have very little to look forward to other than bigger, better season 8 remake petitions and the continued hope that author George R.R. Martin will finish out the series of novels differently. Fortunately, over at …

Let us now decide whether Drogon is a smart dragon or a stupid dragon Let us now decide whether Drogon is a smart dragon or a stupid dragon

[Spoilers for Game Of Thrones season eight, episode six.]

All hail Brienne The Blogger, First Of Her Name All hail Brienne The Blogger, First Of Her Name

[Spoilers for Game Of Thrones season 8, episode 6.]

The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter

For years now, companies on social media have burrowed deeper and deeper into the depths of a modern hell that seems to have no bottom. Online brands have engaged in skin-crawling rap battles, traded first-person compliments as if they’re real people, offered goddamned tips on coping with depression, and, in the most…

Werner Herzog on Paul F. Tompkins' impression of him: "That's good stuff" Werner Herzog on Paul F. Tompkins' impression of him: "That's good stuff"

Werner Herzog gives some of the best interviews in the business. Whether in text or through the immediately familiar tones of his measured, heavy voice, Herzog’s every sentence is a small treasure that brings us greater knowledge about the nature of the world we inhabit or, in the case of a recent interview, important…

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide

Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late night talk show games with Corden or Fallon, having already fulfilled their promotional duties with a straightforward interview. Think of all who, already famous, appear on …

Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop Some real sickos are livestreaming the agony-filled collapse of a virus-ridden laptop

Typically, you would only expect to see computer loaded with six of the most infamous malware programs in history in the possession of, say, late ‘90s video game pirates or senior citizens who just discovered internet pornography, not a technology-focused artist and a cyber security company. But, it’s the latter—Guo O…

Tom Morello, Scott Ian, and, uh, Brad Paisley got together to shred the Game Of Thrones theme

If you, like so many, lie awake at night dreaming that members of Rage Against The Machine, Anthrax, and Extreme would team up with Brad Paisley to turn the Game Of Thrones’ theme song into a butt-rock jam band song, well, buddy, today’s your lucky day.

The Library Of Congress would like to share a selection of free cat images with you The Library Of Congress would like to share a selection of free cat images with you

If there’s one thing the internet isn’t short of, it’s pictures of cats. Every variety of image, documenting weird feline poses or photoshopping spider legs onto furry bodies, is in wide circulation, bombarding social media or easily searchable with a key quick keystrokes. Somehow, within this world of plenty, The…

Good news, everyone! The deepest manned sea dive has discovered our trash on the ocean floor Good news, everyone! The deepest manned sea dive has discovered our trash on the ocean floor

A true testament to humanity’s indomitable spirit, a record-setting underwater expedition has just been completed that not only brings our species deeper into the ocean ever before, but proves, too, that we’re fucking awesome at destroying conceivable corner of our world.

Celebrate Wild Kingdom’s Jim Fowler by watching Johnny Carson crack jokes about his animal friends Celebrate Wild Kingdom’s Jim Fowler by watching Johnny Carson crack jokes about his animal friends

Jim Fowler, the zoologist best known for hosting wildlife documentary series Wild Kingdom, died Wednesday at age 89. He was also, as the YouTube channel that archives Johnny Carson-era Tonight Show segments knows, very good at bringing animals onto a sound stage so a late night host could do improv comedy with them.

And now, a nice story about the kid who yelled “wow!” at the symphony And now, a nice story about the kid who yelled “wow!” at the symphony

The world is full of terrible events, big and small, that we must all bear witness to day in and day out. Fortunately, sometimes it is also a place where purely good things happen. We’re happy to say that one such story has arrived to cap off the week.

2019 Beatlemania means spending $234,000 on their rarest record 2019 Beatlemania means spending $234,000 on their rarest record

As everyone knows, the only way to prove that you care about an artist is to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars collecting their memorabilia. In this post-truth world, there’s no way to know for sure that someone who says they love the Beatles, for example, really means it unless you can look around their home and…

Well, now they’re sending creepy red It balloons through the mail Well, now they’re sending creepy red It balloons through the mail

Yesterday, in one of the cleverer film marketing moves we’ve seen in a while, the stars of this fall’s It: Chapter 2 posted Instagram photos with spooky, partially hidden red balloons hanging out behind them. Now, further strengthening the association between these balloons and It’s Pennywise—a clown scary enough to…

We are pleased to inform you that Bill Nighy is a full-on Pokémaniac We are pleased to inform you that Bill Nighy is a full-on Pokémaniac

Detective Pikachu’s titular mouse creature is voiced by Ryan Reynolds, which is a fine enough choice for a role previously filled only by two-syllable soprano exclamations (and, notably, one bizarre instance of a full sentence). The casting could’ve been better, though. There was a popular movement to have beloved…

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