You have to give it to BuzzFeed – their ability to churn out ‘top 10’ lists defies anything the internet has ever known before. There is certainly a skill to compiling completely meaningless lists (as we’re doing here), and it’s about time the much laughed at media company got some credit for making everyone more stupid.
This week, the team at BuzzFeed have really worked hard to swamp the tubes with gratuitous nonsense, giving us top-something lists on a host of topics only seriously ADHD creative people could come up with.
Here’s a round up of their best pieces:
Reason number 9 is particularly persuasive:
Seriously, they came up with 27 ways of saying this:
Yes, you read that correctly. It has actually inspired a couple of posts I’m working on – “167 facebook photos from the 167th best tennis player in DC”, and “56 text messages from the 56th ranked college in America”.
Not that we’re desperate for content or anything.
1. He’s sensitive.
Who is Conor Oberst?
Amazingly, BuzzFeed found another way to do a big list about kittens:
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.