Painful Moments of Cringe That Can’t Be Forgiven

Everyone embarrasses themselves at some point in their lives—we’re only human after all. But some cringe can never be forgiven. And if you’ve ever ended up on r/cringetopia, there was probably a good reason for it. I’m thankful every day that I grew up without the ability to post my bad opinions on Twitter or …
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Hilariously Slapstick Mishaps That Ensued From Absentmindedness

In a famous story from Douglas Adams’ book So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, the protagonist Arthur recounts a time he sat down at a table to enjoy a coffee, newspaper, and packet of biscuits he’d recently purchased at a shop. To his horror, a man sitting across from him grabbed the packet …
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Glaring Reasons Why Jerks Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Design Things

By now, we are all used to the fact that Capitalism™️ requires businesses to keep coming up with clever new ways to maximize profits by bamboozling consumers, but sometimes the levels of trickery can reach infuriating heights. Some true a-holes out there design products, websites and interfaces not so much to sell us something of …
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People Who Tried and Failed to Delete Their Embarrassing Tweets

We all say things we regret from time to time, but mixing up your vocabulary in conversation or dropping some cringe in the group chat is a walk in the park compared to the horror of posting something on the internet that you deeply regret later. Remember Justine Sacco? Even if you delete that embarrassing …
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20+ People Who Are The Champions Of Cringe

Do you ever come across a screenshot of a text or comment that makes you feel like you just stepped on a lego? You know, a diatribe or status update that simply makes your skin crawl? Well, we just winced our way through the  r/cringetopia and r/insanepeopleonfacebook subreddits to check out the latest masters of …
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Amusing Instances Of Premature Celebration

It is really easy to become blinded with positivity and optimism. It is also easy to find yourself eating your words after celebrating something a little bit prematurely. This kind of twist often applies to overly confident sports fans or a brand that doesn’t have the foresight to make realistic claims about their product. These …
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Entitled Karens & Nightmare Customers From Hell

Let’s get one thing straight: at this point in the long-documented saga of the 21st century’s most entitled a-holes, the term ‘karen‘ isn’t limited to middle-aged women, though the stereotype may have started that way. Just because someone doesn’t flaunt a highlighted a-line bob doesn’t mean they’re exempt from the karen label. A 20-something man …
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Poor Fools Who Fell For The Onion’s Satire

We don’t want to come at people too harshly for getting wooshed by ambiguous jokes or falling for a fake headline that sounds like it could be totally real, but everyone should know what The Onion is by now. Most satirical news publications these days have the words satire, or fake, or not real news …
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Cringey Examples Of Gratuitous Gatekeeping

The internet is brimming with examples of bullshitters who state opinion as fact, make unwarranted declarations about their authority on a subject, and make up ridiculous rules about who has the right to enjoy or experience specific things. These people are called gatekeepers. The annoying gatekeeper is also known for putting others down for not …
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Shamelessly Entitled People Who Think Beggars Can Be Choosers

They say beggars can’t be choosers, but there are plenty of shamelessly entitled people out there who have just enough audacity to prove the proverb wrong. The sort of people who get mad when free stuff doesn’t meet their unreasonable expectations. Or job listings that seek PhD grads to babysit toddlers for fifty cents an …
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