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March 18, 2008 10:02 PM   Subscribe

When Lolcats meets Go Fug Yourself, hilarity ensues. From the highly entertaining Jezebel. Oh, hai Anna!
posted by Space Kitty (32 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
woooooo!!!! This FPP is fabulous.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur at 10:06 PM on March 18, 2008

Is this where I say DO NOT WANT?
posted by dersins at 10:16 PM on March 18, 2008 [1 favorite]


Yr f4v3 707c4t2 i2 teh sux0rs!
posted by mwhybark at 10:17 PM on March 18, 2008

invisible joke
posted by blacklite at 10:21 PM on March 18, 2008 [7 favorites]

Actually I was laughing at the Marie Claire cover, and telling myself that it's a great "photoshoping" until I get that it's actually the real cover. Sooo pathetic.
posted by zouhair at 10:30 PM on March 18, 2008

posted by oddman at 11:24 PM on March 18, 2008

Eating disorders are hilarious!
posted by spiderskull at 12:18 AM on March 19, 2008

I made you a nice comment, but I deleted it.
posted by jeblis at 12:44 AM on March 19, 2008 [4 favorites]

Your favourite hilarity sux.

Also: is this the bitchiest mefi thread evar?
posted by pompomtom at 1:20 AM on March 19, 2008

this hilarity
i r not findin it
posted by hjo3 at 2:32 AM on March 19, 2008

Her last name is Cocks. Heather Cocks. That makes this whole effort worthwhile.

It's like being called Oliver Cunt.
posted by chuckdarwin at 3:10 AM on March 19, 2008

Don't listen to the grumpy naysayers, Space Kitty. This is deeply funny. Grumpy Naysayers: GETT OF MAI LON!
posted by flotson at 3:24 AM on March 19, 2008

This lolcat is actually quite beautiful.

I was the shadow of the waxwing slain
By the false azure of the windowpane...
posted by nasreddin at 3:58 AM on March 19, 2008 [1 favorite]

A friend of mine has been doing LOLads, where serious questions such as do models *bleep* in the woods are mixed with fashion advice like Knock knees, stumbler, the flamingo and strum sassy - but adLOL's are more like this another reason Bud drinkers should take the stairs, cheezebra?, *atjchoo* stooped allergies. All of them are created from ad-stills.
yes, I have very twisted friends. Love em! :)
posted by dabitch at 4:40 AM on March 19, 2008 [2 favorites]

Lolcats: like a zombie Carrot Top, you are ugly, unfunny, and refuse to die.
posted by m0nm0n at 4:54 AM on March 19, 2008

the counter part to lol cats
fail dogs
posted by insatiablehee at 5:05 AM on March 19, 2008

chuckdarwin : No... Oliver Cunt is a much better name. It's not like her name was Olivhis Cock...

Why am I reading this thread instead of sleeping...?
posted by twine42 at 5:10 AM on March 19, 2008

Ah! I LOLed at fail dogs. I really did. I hate dogs.
posted by meech at 5:15 AM on March 19, 2008

this hilarity
i r not findin it


posted by kittens for breakfast at 6:05 AM on March 19, 2008

posted by GuyZero at 7:02 AM on March 19, 2008

was i the only one who expected this had something to do with norman mailer?



yeah, probably. damnit.
posted by vellocet at 7:06 AM on March 19, 2008

I'll see your Norman mailer and raise you a Bette Davis, vellocet.
posted by Dizzy at 7:19 AM on March 19, 2008

I lolled in my pants.

But that might have been the Alli.

Great post!
posted by spec80 at 7:34 AM on March 19, 2008

Favorited and saved for work reading joy.
posted by The Light Fantastic at 7:54 AM on March 19, 2008

Some decent lolcaptions, though repeated use of "tard" kind of spoiled things.
posted by Robson at 8:08 AM on March 19, 2008

Jezebel bugs the crap out of me, but I haven't quite figured out why. Perhaps because the supposed satire there is a very thin (and unfunny) veneer over actually taking all this bullshit seriously.

98% of those LOLVogue captions don't work at all. The images are far too complicated and not amusing by themselves, the Vogue magazine text is distracting, and the captions are too wordy and not at all snappy. This is the only one that made me snicker.

The fail dogs people have the formula correct - a simple funny image with a caption that adds an extra layer of humor.

Jessica of Go Fug Yourself is fabulously nice and fun. I haven't met Heather of the unfortunate last name.
posted by Squeak Attack at 8:32 AM on March 19, 2008 [1 favorite]

Holy cow. Models are really fun and easy to make fun of. I especially like ze LOLCHIATSFRANÇAISE ones.
posted by Mister_A at 9:05 AM on March 19, 2008

Squeak Attack, you're not alone. I stopped reading Jezebel a while back - it's a little too catty and arrogant for my taste, too half-cocked to be as cocky as it is. Jezebel reminds me of the snobby girls in high school who were the intersection of cool and smart - not quite the popular kids, not quite the brainiacs, but enough of both to be pretentious. You want to hang out with them and be their friend, because you're smart and you want to be cool, but you don't quite like them.

What drove me away from Jezebel once and for all was Moe's obnoxious comments on eating disorders, namely, that they "can be solved with, you know, a good strain of second-world-type notgivingashititis. Or, like, adulthood."

She kind of apologizes later down in the thread, but that comment really rubbed me the wrong way.
posted by Metroid Baby at 9:52 AM on March 19, 2008

I lolled. It's not so much the models as the stupid ways people dress them up and have them pose that makes it teh funnay.
posted by mandymanwasregistered at 11:01 AM on March 19, 2008

I think that these are infinitely more enjoyable if you grew up as a young girl inundated with such magazine mainstays as Glamour's "Fashion Dos and Don'ts", where pictures of actual people, innocently trying to go about their days in comfortable, functional clothes, are put up, with the faces blacked out, as examples of what NOT to wear, juxtaposed next to emaciated, perfectly-accessorized models dressed by stylists. What pretentious, snarky crap that was!

It's good to get a little reality-check revenge, so I'll definitely take the LOL!Models humor, even with my own past as the skinny leggy girl.
posted by misha at 11:56 AM on March 19, 2008

Twice as dumb and half as funny as Lolcatz.
posted by Sys Rq at 12:28 PM on March 19, 2008

Lolcats: like a zombie Carrot Top, you are ugly, unfunny, and refuse to die.
posted by m0nm0n at 4:54 AM on March 19 [+] [!]

Your user name is 'nom nom' backwards, and you're bagging lolcats?
posted by obiwanwasabi at 6:52 PM on March 20, 2008 [2 favorites]

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