Things People Make

Reply To A Bigot

"It took the team less than a day to develop and launch Hate Tweets of Frank Ocean, which went live yesterday. The site collects dozens of homophobic Tweets, framing them above a pink heart-shaped button that generates an @reply to each individual message. The auto response? 'It’s not who you love – it’s *that* you love that truly matters.'” —Click here to send a message back to someone who has sent a homophobic tweet to Frank Ocean.


The Couple Who Marcel The Shell's Together

Life can get pretty boring sometimes. There’s simply no avoiding it. The best any of us can hope for is to find an ally in the battle against boredom and stick to him or her like glue. Lots of couples do silly things to amuse and distract each other, though rarely do such inside jokes end up actually amusing anyone else. But over the past year, Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp have watched as their little pastime project blossomed into a bona fide phenomenon.

If you haven’t heard of "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On" by now, it’s not for lack of opportunity. The short, charming character the couple [...]