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Nathan for You

Nathan Fielder's Ingenious Dumb Humor - "How the star of Comedy Central's 'Nathan for You' makes the most of uncomfortable moments." (via; previously 1,2,3)
posted by kliuless on Jun 14, 2014 - 10 comments

End the awkward

SCOPE assists you in dealing with your awkward.
posted by latkes on May 17, 2014 - 49 comments

Dr. Nerdlove prescribes No Excuses

Anticipating the start of convention season, Dr. Nerdlove writes, "today I’m going to take a whack at one of the greatest sacred cows on the Internet: the Socially Awkward Exception."
posted by prefpara on May 7, 2014 - 153 comments

Also, you will get your period soon.

Forrest Park Middle Schooler Melissa Bell reads her Ashton Kutcher fanfic for the Spring Talent Show. (SLYT) [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 22, 2014 - 8 comments

First Kiss

"We asked twenty strangers to kiss for the first time..."
posted by disillusioned on Mar 10, 2014 - 121 comments

"How to be awkward."

The best of Jerome Jarre, a hilarious young Frenchman who delights in singing on subways, violating personal boundaries, and grinning like a loon on Vine. Previously on MetaFilter.
posted by Rory Marinich on Nov 17, 2013 - 46 comments

The Awkward Years

The Awkward Years is a Tumblr that features adults sharing a photo of their most awkward moments of childhood, complete with 80s hair, braces, and big glasses. "I want to show everyone, especially kids, how great people turn out & that they're swans in the making."
posted by bfranklin on Aug 1, 2013 - 49 comments

Adventures in Gay.

25 YEAR OLD RECENTLY OUT ARTIST CHRONICLING HIS ADVENTURES INTO THE WORLD OF GAY. Just a regular guy who happens to like other guys. Currently living in NYC. Work in animation, write and draw for a living. Hopeless romantic. Things I like: cartoons, writing, drawing, uke, piano, basketball, pokemon.
He's dorky, awkward, and struggling with a bit of the ol' internalized homophobia, but I think he's going to be OK.
posted by Nomyte on Mar 24, 2013 - 17 comments

It scoresbetter on the Turing test than most of my actual IM contacts...

Can't get enough of the thrill of talking to an inattentive friend via instant message? Awkward Chatbot will have a halfhearted conversation with you at any time of the day!
posted by schmod on Mar 20, 2013 - 33 comments

Domino's crews get together and create Vocaloid (VOKARO) songs!

Domino's App feat. HATSUNE MIKU
posted by The Devil Tesla on Mar 7, 2013 - 29 comments

British Problems

A few select posts from the politest, most quietly despairing subreddit, r/Britishproblems (background)
posted by The Whelk on Jan 9, 2013 - 76 comments

Five Inappropriate Thoughts!

Henson Alternative's Miskreant Puppets bring you The Twelve Awkward Days Of Christmas. (Possibly not suitable for all ages.)
posted by hippybear on Dec 23, 2012 - 15 comments

NO NEWS

Breaking: There Is No News A supercut of awkward silences in news reports.
posted by The Whelk on Sep 11, 2012 - 34 comments

The poetry of life in motion

Awkward Stock Videos. Previously. (nsfw)
posted by Thomas Tallis is my Homeboy on Aug 22, 2012 - 11 comments

Set phasers to "Hulk Smash!"

"The Creepicus Complainicus, of the genus “Saddest Panda.” His cry is 'Why won’t someone just touch my wiener?'" Captain Awkward addresses the perrenial case of the creepy dude and the development of the proto-rapist. [more inside]
posted by Sayuri. on Aug 9, 2012 - 356 comments

LET ME LOVE YOU

CAT LOVES GIRL Girl is unsure about it.
posted by The Whelk on Jul 21, 2012 - 53 comments

“I hope you’re not trying to check that,”

Clearing the Bar Is the Easy Part: [NYTimes] "Mark Hollis is a pole-vaulter, and while he and his competitors here feel significant pressure as they compete for a place on the Olympic team, the anxiety they experience just trying to get their equipment to meets is sometimes even more excruciating."
posted by Fizz on Jun 23, 2012 - 35 comments

Being Willfully Obtuse Is Not The Same As Being Funny

In one short clip from the Between Two Ferns TV special Tina Fey torpedoes and turns out the cringe/awkward humor genre by refusing to play along with Zach Galifanakis' shtick [alternate link]
posted by The Whelk on May 8, 2012 - 104 comments

Awkward Family Pet Photos

Awkward Family Pet Photos, from the people who brought you Awkward Family Photos. The Huffington Post offers a bit of a backstory on the creators.
posted by gman on Dec 1, 2011 - 45 comments

Someone once told me those were the two worst things anyone could be

"As a black woman, I don’t identify with and relate to most of the non-black characters I see on TV, much less characters of my own race. When I flip through the channels, it's disheartening. I don’t see myself or women like me being represented. I’m not a smooth, sexy, long-haired vixen; I’m not a large, sassy black woman; an angry Post Office employee. I’m an awkward black girl." [more inside]
posted by lesli212 on Sep 14, 2011 - 186 comments

It's never fun being the third person when the other two are a couple.

The Third Wheel. Australian photographer Jackson Eaton offers a series of photographs about the awkwardness of being the third person that alternate between hilarious and creepy. (Via)
posted by Bunny Ultramod on Aug 26, 2011 - 37 comments

I think it might be news time, now.

Two delightful minutes in which Australian morning TV presenters discuss their preferred home defense weaponry.
posted by BeerFilter on Feb 18, 2011 - 61 comments

Smart Pretty and Awkward

Smart Pretty and Awkward is a daily blog in which Molly Ford shares advice on how to be smarter, prettier, and (less) awkward.
posted by jouir on Feb 12, 2011 - 25 comments

That part felt awkward

David Letterman confesses on national TV.
posted by blue_beetle on Oct 2, 2009 - 269 comments

Awkward Family Photos

Everyone has been in bad family photos, but sometimes a photo goes beyond bad and becomes awkward.
posted by WinnipegDragon on May 8, 2009 - 77 comments

Random Boner

A catalog of unfortunate moments in maleness courtesy of Awkward Boners (NSFW).
posted by hermitosis on Apr 30, 2009 - 107 comments

DJ Cringe on the Turntables

Haven't got your fill of awkward rap? Well there's Bill Cosby's upcoming rap CD and a new dance joint about a beat down. Or you can reminisce and revel in 13 awkward rap commercials of old. Not enough? Okay fine, how about a freestyle battle. [more inside]
posted by cashman on Apr 16, 2008 - 37 comments

An Awkward Situation

An Awkward Situation Flirting strangers suddenly find themselves a little closer than they wanted to be. Have you ever been in an awkward situation with a not-quite-stranger?
posted by oissubke on Oct 16, 2002 - 39 comments

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