While the lamestream media has been concerning itself with Donald Trump signing pledges, refugee crises, and whether or not Smokin’ Joe will run for president next year, the internet has found more important topics to focus on this week: detourning Kanye West, asking Miley Cyrus what’s good, and finding the best way to avoid people in public. This, dear reader, is the pick of what might have slipped past you in the last seven days on the World Wide Web.

Don’t Ask

What Happened: Nicki Minaj’s slam on MTV Video Music Awards host Miley Cyrus goes viral… on Cyrus’ Instagram account.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, Instagram, blogs, media think pieces

What Really Happened: For those who didn’t see the MTV VMAs last weekend, you missed Minaj and Cyrus having an on-stage to-do in response to comments Cyrus made to the New York Times about Minaj’s reaction to missing out on a VMA nomination for Video of the Year. Basically, Minaj ended her speech by saying, “Back to this bitch who had a lot to say about me the other day in the press. Miley, what’s good?” You could almost hear the meme being born.

It didn’t just end there, of course; “What’s Good?” became the question behind a million stories, to the point where think pieces now suggest we should stop asking that question—a message that hasn’t been heeded by commenters on Cyrus’ Instagram page, which is now overrun by the question.

The Takeaway: To hear some say it, the answer to the question is actually Cyrus’ new album, but if anyone genuinely doesn’t believe that Cyrus is already planning to incorporate this mini-controversy into her future schtick (A song title? An entire song? Some controversial attempt to tell the world what is good?), there are a couple of bridges we might be able to sell them.

Jay Z For George

What Happened: Take one Kanye West speech, add the theme music from Seinfeld, and what have you got? Memetic gold.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, blogs, media think pieces

What Really Happened: While we’re talking about the VMAs, West’s 13-minute acceptance speech for the Video Vanguard Award was genuinely something to behold: a freewheeling stream of consciousness from one of the most compelling artists out there right now. (And, yes, he also announced that he’d be running for president in 2020.) It was a “must-watch” speech described as “heartbreaking” and “poignant,” which of course meant that the internet had to do something to undercut the moment. But how?

Oh, how about taking a section and editing it into a Seinfeld skit?

The video, made by the Seinfeld Current Day Twitter account, managed to take something that people were having trouble coming to terms with—do we make fun of his intensity, or take it as sincerity and applaud it?—and make it far easier to deal with: Oh, that’s right, it’s just like that old sitcom with the comedian who complained about not understanding things! No surprise, then, that many, many sites couldn’t resist linking to it, turning it into something that wasn’t exactly a laughing stock per se, but was certainly not taking it that seriously anymore. That was a close one.

The Takeaway: OK, internet, you want to play this game? The challenge has been made, after all. So, now: the first person to cut episodes of Seinfeld together so that Jerry’s covering “Good Life” wins.

But Never Mess With the Color Scheme

What Happened: Google updated its logo at the start of the week, abandoning the serif look it’s had for some time in favor of something a little more modern, and a lot more kid-friendly.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, blogs, media think pieces

What Really Happened: On Tuesday, Google announced it was updating its logo into something that, according to the company, “shows you when the Google magic is working for you, even on the tiniest screens.” That was the problem with the old logo, you see: science has apparently proven that no one can see serif type on tiny screens.

Not everyone was convinced by the new look, but others called it perfect. In fact, such luminaries as Milton Glaser and Steve Heller are fans, although not everyone agrees.

Other companies were inspired by the change.

And that just reinforced the idea that Google’s color scheme isn’t exactly unique.

As the woman who designed the original serif logo in 1999 considered her legacy, The Guardian took an appropriately parental attitude towards those who were complaining about the change: Don’t like it? You come up with something better.

The Takeaway: Quite why everyone got so upset about this is unclear. After all, not only is the new logo not really that different, Google regularly plays with its logo for any number of “Google Doodles” to mark special occasions or moments when someone at the company is apparently bored. It’s not like they’re renaming the company Alphabet or something.

It’s Time to Face the Music (Reprise)

What Happened: The possibility that Kermit has moved on after splitting with Miss Piggy enraged the internet, especially after they met the new girlfriend.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, blogs, media think pieces

What Really Happened: Just weeks after the news broke that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy had split up, People had a shocking photo this week: Everyone’s favorite frog with a new girlfriend … or so it claimed. (We’ll come back to that soon enough.) Her name, it turned out, is Denise, and she works for ABC—the network that will be showing new series The Muppets, debuting later this year.

Response to Denise’s debut was complicated: Was she a “home-wrecking hog”? Was she too thin? Perhaps she’s eating our souls… but at least she’s not abusive. She also seemed a little familiar to some:

In short, people were unimpressed:

And Kermit caught some criticism, too:

Perhaps that’s what caused the Sesame Street star to release yet another public statement about the increasingly sordid affair—or not affair, as the case might be.

Meanwhile, Miss Piggy was keeping herself busy outside of the romantic field…

The Takeaway: On one hand, you have to hand it to whoever at ABC has realized that fake gossip is going to raise awareness for the new Muppets show better than any traditional ad campaign ever could. On the other, if this is what we can expect from the new Muppets show on a weekly basis, it’s already getting exhausting.

The Hype Is Strong With This One

What Happened: To help the world prepare for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this December, a wave of merchandise was released at the end of this week on what was called Force Friday.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, blogs, media think pieces

What Really Happened: Where were you Thursday evening? Chances are, the answer isn’t watching the 18-hour YouTube livestream unboxing of new Star Wars toys, an awe-inspiring celebration of cinematic merchandise that acted as harbinger for Force Friday, the day when new toys, books and assorted spin-off material from Star Wars: The Force Awakens was unleashed upon an impressively eager world.

Led by midnight openings at a number of locations around the world, Force Friday promised all manner of goodies to hardcore Star Wars fans, and a sales bonanza to the stores hosting exclusive Force Friday events—including, at some locations, a celebrity appearance or two:

Force Friday launches what’s estimated to be a $5 billion year for Star Wars merchandise sales, so it’s easy to understand why all of the stores and manufacturers involved were eager to play this up as a big deal. And, boy, were they eager:

But what excuse do the fans have? Only one thing could explain it: love (and, really, who could resist something like this?)

Even the Force is no match for capitalism. But for those who feel as if their pure childhood is being ruined…

The Takeaway: And why should we care about Force Friday? Because this is just a preview of what’s to come:

Sometimes You Wanna Go…

What Happened: What’s that you say? You just want to be where the people aren’t? There’s a new app to help with that.

Where It Blew Up: Twitter, blogs

What Really Happened: Who hasn’t had days when the last thing they want is to interact with any other humans, but feel the need to get out of the house anyway? Thankfully, there’s a website to help you do that very thing: AvoidHumans, which cross-references your location with Foursquare and Instagram check-ins to locate the best places to go to avoid the rest of mankind.

Locations are split into four different categories (Food, coffee, refuge, and nightlife, even though why anyone who didn’t want to be around other people would want to find some nightlife is admittedly somewhat of a mystery), with locations being color coded from green to red to grade the current population. (Green means “Welcome Agoraphobics,” while red translates into “Run!”)

Unsurprisingly, the site proved popular on this here internet:

Despite the coverage AvoidHumans received this week, it’s not actually anything new; it debuted at last year’s SXSW, and had another wave of publicity last holiday season. Quite why it broke through again this week isn’t clear, but it’s hardly surprising that viral content fails to spread easily when it comes to those who don’t like interacting with other people.

The Takeaway: The obvious flaw with AvoidHumans is that it relies on social media to identify where people are. What’s to stop the “safe” locations being filled with other anti-social people who would never think to check in with the internet?

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