Category Archives: Social Media Apologies

ALL HANDS, ALL HANDS, EXCELLENT CELEB APOLOGY NOT A DRILL

OUR LONG NATIONAL APOLOGY NIGHTMARE IS OVER. (Of course it isn’t but JUST GIVE ME THIS.) Comedian Paul Scheer — you know his face even if you’re “buh?” on his name — is one of those Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) … Continue reading

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Career suicide

Logan Paul has been successful in careers that recently didn’t exist, like “YouTube vlogger,” or that recently didn’t exist and now don’t exist again, like “Vine star.” He’s also tried perennial categories like “actor” and “just started a band!” He’s … Continue reading

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all the subtext in Kevin Spacey’s apology

Kevin Spacey would like you to know some things! 1. GARSH THIS IS NEWS TO ME THAT I AM HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME EVAIR 2. I FORGET IF IT HAPPENED 3. IF IT HAPPENED IT WAS THREE DECADES AGO … Continue reading

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Sun salutations, sizeism, sexism and scumbaggery

By the end of this horrible, un-yogic apology you will be lying in savasana on your floor. (See what I did there.) THE BACKSTORY: Earlier this week, in a 20,000-member closed Facebook group for yoga teachers, a fat yoga teacher … Continue reading

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We’d love to share a good apology. Today is not that day.

Mamamia is an Australian web site created by one Mia Freedman, who is famous Down Under. (She is a Personality who, back in the day, was the youngest editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan. Today she frequently opines on work-life balance and appears to … Continue reading

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Pepsi’s statement about That Ad

You know the one. Pepsi has pulled it from YouTube, but as of this writing you can still see it on AdAge’s site. The ad Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter Bernice responded to thusly. If only Daddy would have known about … Continue reading

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My public contempt for you is a concerned, helpful contempt

Rubidoux High School is located in Jurupa Valley, California. The school “mascot” is the jaguar. The town is about 70% Hispanic or Latino, and the student body is closer to 90%, according to the Washington Post. The town’s on part … Continue reading

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Nothing says lovin’ like something from the oven

Aw, a bright pink construction paper valentine! With a red lollipop taped inside! And a picture of Adolf Hitler on the outside with the legend: “my love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews”! In Comic Sans! (Also, 6,000 Jews? This person’s … Continue reading

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Somebody should shoot somebody to end the violence! Always works!

Dan Adamini, a Republican state representative from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula who also hosts a radio show we decline to advertise, felt a need to dispense his sassy wisdom. He was commenting on an initially non-violent demonstration at U.C. Berkeley protesting … Continue reading

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