Category Archives: Twitpologies

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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A two-part apology for sexual harassment, six years later

On New Year’s Eve, Dan Harmon, creator of the show Community (“Troy and Abed in the mooooorning!”) tweeted this. Two days later, at 2:11 am, Megan Ganz, a writer on Community, tweeted this: Hmm. That afternoon, Harmon tweeted a response … 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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My name is Mandy Patinkin. You killed your own show. Prepare to die.

Josh Groban left the Broadway show Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 a few weeks ago. (I saw him in it. He was fine. Big voice.) The role of Pierre was taken over by Okieriete “Oak” Onaodowan, a … Continue reading

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Hey, VOYA, here’s an apology master class!

You recall the recent bananas attack-poodle non-apology strategy employed by the children’s literature journal VOYA, after the publication ran a review that many critics, authors, readers and librarians found offensive? (Catch up here.) Well, today on Twitter, author and unofficial SorryWatch Senior Children’s … Continue reading

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Sorry if you were offended, mockable Chinese people

Making fun of people who do not speak English! Plinky plinky music! Kara-TAY! “Do they call Chinese food in China just food?” Nunchucks! Chinese herbs for “performance”! OH HO HO HO HO HO HA HA HA that’s not racist (or hack-y) at all. Oh … Continue reading

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OY, VOYA

Would you like to read a case study in shitty apologies and social media implosion? You are in luck! VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) is a journal of young adult literature. It recently reviewed a novel called Run by Kody Keplinger. … Continue reading

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Listen to Kathie Lee and Hoda!

Well, I never thought I’d type THOSE particular words in that particular order. But the duo, who have a column in the New York Daily News, weighed in this week on the feud between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. The … Continue reading

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At least it’s a good apology?

In an interview in The Independent, some director I’ve never heard of (John Carney) made snarky comments about an actress I have heard of (Keira Knightley). (The last thing I saw the actress in was Bend It Like Beckham, an indication that I … Continue reading

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Ariana Grande, donut-licker

On Tuesday, TMZ published a snippet of security video taken over the weekend of tiny Kabbalist Ariana Grande secretively licking donuts on the counter of Wolfee Donuts in Lake Elsinore, CA. While the store’s sole working employee is off fetching donut … Continue reading

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