Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene’s Favorite Game Controller

Time Is Running Out For The Super Smash Bros. Scene's Favorite Game Controller (Compete)
In the 16 years since Super Smash Brothers: Melee came out, it has gotten harder and harder for Smash tournaments and pro players to keep using the controller for which it was originally made. GameCube controllers are getting old. The best ones are are hard to find and expensive to maintain. And some players complain that they cause hand pain.

Donald Trump, #MeToo, Facebook, And The Breakdown Of Institutional Power

Donald Trump, #MeToo, Facebook, And The Breakdown Of Institutional Power (BuzzFeed)
The phantom feeling that something should’ve happened, but didn’t or won’t, flows through each of the central stories of the moment: Trump’s presidency, the nightmare revelations of sexual abuse, and the accumulating problems of Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. What institutional power looks like in 2018.

On Smarm

On Smarm (Gawker)
Last month, Isaac Fitzgerald, the newly hired editor of BuzzFeed's newly created books section, made a remarkable but not entirely surprising announcement: He was not interested in publishing negative book reviews. In place of "the scathing takedown rip," Fitzgerald said, he desired to promote a positive community experience.
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My Magical Quest to Destroy Tom Brady and Win a Philadelphia Eagles Mini Fridge at Super Bowl LII | GQ

My Magical Quest to Destroy Tom Brady and Win a Philadelphia Eagles Mini Fridge at Super Bowl LII (GQ)
Pennsylvania native Caity Weaver went on the Great Super Bowl Scavenger Hunt—and what transpired involved dark magic, hot dogs, and white devils.