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#Problematic: Kanye Kanyes Beck, Brian Williams Lies, Miley Makes Porn & Azealia Banks Redefines “Faggot”

Hello first time readers, and welcome to #Problematic, a cat-infested corner of the internet where every week I will be trying to make sense of all of the finger-pointing, pearl-clutching, “well, first of all,” nonsense assaulting our eyeballs after what has become of journalism in the digital age. I cannot guarantee sanity, subtlety or sanguinity,

Chloe Stillwell / February 13, 2015

Jon Stewart’s Take On Brian Williams’ “Misremembering” Is Perfect

When TV news networks cover Brian Williams’ “misremembering” of an Iraq War incident and the subsequent scrutiny over his reporting credibility, it’s hard not to roll my eyes. How do we know the other anchors doubting him aren’t cut from the same cloth? Jon Stewart, however, frames it in a way that actually makes sense &#8211…

Claire Hannum / February 10, 2015

Report: Bobbi Kristina Brown Will Allegedly Be Taken Off Life Support As Her Family Gathers To Say Goodbye

According to People magazine, citing anonymous family members, Bobbi Kristina Brown will be taken off life support in the coming days, after being found face down and unresponsive in her bathtub last weekend. Family members, including her father Bobby Brown, are reportedly gathering at the hospital to say goodbye. Our thoughts and prayers are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 5, 2015

West Coast Represent! Brian Williams Raps Snoop’s “Gin And Juice”

MC BriWi, I mean, newsman Brian Williams dropped his sixth rap on “The Tonight Show” last night, adding Snoop’s “Gin and Juice” to his growing catalogue of ’90s hip-hop covers. That is, Jimmy Fallon’s wolf-eared editors pieced together bits of Williams’ newscasts into yet another flawless mashup. G’s up, hoes down, while you motherfuckers bounce to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 22, 2014

Brian Williams And Lester Holt Do Flawless “Cover” Of “Rapper’s Delight” On “The Tonight Show”

Okay, so it’s not a “cover” per se, as the entire song is spliced together from news clips of both anchors, but it doesn’t matter — it’s tight. Especially the part where Lester Holt comes in and the two are dueting. “Hotel, motel, Holiday Innnn…” SO GOOD. Jimmy Fallon is seriously bringing it his first week on the jo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 20, 2014

Brian Williams Rapping Is As Perfect As It Sounds

Perhaps you’ve never noticed before, but news anchor Brian Williams really does have a certain tenor and cadence to his voice that’s just made for rap music. Just watch this clip “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” put together of BriWi rapping Warren G’s classic song, “Regulate.” All that’s missing is Nate Dogg (RIP). And check out…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 7, 2013

Brian Williams Does Not Suffer Hipster Soup Fools

Is there anything better than snarky Brian Williams? On last night’s episode of “Rock Center,” Williams reported on the new “super hip” line of soups out from Campbells. They involve unpronounceable ingredients and young hipsters on the packaging. As Williams points out, it’s soup for the millennial generation, so the “soups that warm themselves just…

Julie Gerstein / November 16, 2012

Marcel The Shell Gives Brian Williams A Hard Time

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On is becoming quite the celebrity! After garnering millions of fans with his YouTube videos, Marcel just released a book, and may soon be seen in a new TV show. He and his parents, Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp, were recently interviewed on Williams’ new show “Rock Center,” and Marcel…

Julie Gerstein / December 13, 2011