QOTD: Sneaky Snaps

Back when we had cameras that weren’t in our phones, it would be really strange to just walk up to someone and take a picture of them, or kind of place the camera on the table and try to sneak a picture of someone as they’re ordering food or something.

— Kristen Wiig, talking about the “weird phenomenon” of ubiquitious/surreptitious photographs, on Vulture.com

Amazon’s Pilot Season Ends With Five Pickups

Not on the list: Zombies, and a “Newsroom” parody from the Onion.
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Viral Video: Will Ferrell Is Worth Five Million Twits

Comedy site Funny or Die hits five million Twitter followers, and co-founder Ferrell marks the occasion appropriately. He also fires an intern.
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Louis C.K. Comes Back to HBO, but Doesn’t Ditch the Web, Either

Yes, you can eat that digital cake.

NYC Late-Night Hosts’ Audience-Free Monologues, Courtesy of Sandy

Don’t everyone laugh at once.

Viral Video: Awesome Asian Bad Guys Are Awesome

“These badasses were often cooler than the heroes they fought, but they’d usually have a two-minute lifespan before they were mortally wounded or beaten to a pulp.”

Twitter Wins the Monday Night Football Game the Replacement Refs Lost

Last night’s folly was bad for the NFL, great for social media and a good test case for Twitter’s online-offline theory.
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Silicon Valley Investors Flock to Massive Upstart Humor Site 9GAG

9GAG — the fast-growing community site for memes, comics and other Internet humor — has raised $2.8 million.
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Viral Video: Papa’s Got a Brand-New Apple iPad (And a Knife)

It also works well as a serving plate.

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Viral Video: How Will Ferrell Touched Me

Viral Video: JB Smoove Takes Over WME

Viral Video: Gimme That Old-Timey Journalism

Viral Video: David@Denny's

No Joke: Pandora Adds Comedy

Viral Video: Grampires!

Viral Video: Angry Birds Versus Evil Pigs