Fuckjerry founder apologizes for stealing jokes and pledges to get creator permission

Fuckjerry founder apologizes for stealing jokes and pledges to get creator permission

Elliot Tebele, founder of marketing firm Jerry Media and creator of the popular Fuckjerry Instagram account, said today that his company will no longer post content without being able to identify its creator and without that creator’s express and advance consent. The change comes in response to backlash from the comedy world, which has long despised accounts like Fuckjerry’s for profiting off jokes, memes, and other creative works on the internet without approval and, in…

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Trump reportedly needed a loan in 2016, but even Deutsche Bank turned him down

Trump reportedly needed a loan in 2016, but even Deutsche Bank turned him down

Deutsche Bank is one of the few financial institutions willing to lend money to Trump. Even Deutsche Bank — on of the final financial institutions willing to back Donald Trump — reportedly turned down the president when he needed a loan. David Enrich, Jesse Drucker and Ben Protess report in the New York Times Saturday that while Trump was burning through cash in 2016 to self-finance his presidential campaign, he needed additional funds to keep…

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How to watch the 2019 Super Bowl on streaming and TV

How to watch the 2019 Super Bowl on streaming and TV

Everything you need to know to watch or stream the Big Game (as well as the Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl). Super Bowl LIII (a.k.a. Super Bowl 53) is upon us. And just like any other year, 2019’s Big Game brings with it the usual array of controversy, marketing blitzes, and, oh, yeah, football. This year’s Super Bowl will air on CBS on Sunday, February 3. Kickoff is at 6:30 pm Eastern / 3:30 pm…

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Lowe’s is shutting down its Iris smart home platform at the end of March

Lowe’s is shutting down its Iris smart home platform at the end of March

In a move that may seem obvious in retrospect, Lowe’s has decided that its Iris smart home platform is not in fact going to take off. Instead, the home improvement-focused retail chain is shutting the service down on March 31st, 2019 and advising all Iris users to kindly avoid taking their no-longer-functioning products back to a Lowe’s store. The company says it will however give you some money back in the form of a prepaid…

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to the resign: “I am not the person in that photo.”

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to the resign: “I am not the person in that photo.”

Northam says the people in the yearbook photo — with one man in blackface, another in a KKK costume — were not him. A day after admitting he posed in a racist photo 35 years ago, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is trying fit the fallout back in Pandora’s box, now claiming the man in the image isn’t him. “I am not the person in that photo,” he said. The moderate Democrat is resisting widespread calls…

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