The new Wes Anderson film is out, and it’s good! I love it. You should definitely go see it. Good, of course, is a relative construct. Good compared to most of the crap out there? Sure! Duh. But how good is it within the context of other Wes Anderson movies? I DON’T KNOW. LET’S FIND OUT.
In April 2016, Scottish YouTuber Mark Meechan uploaded a video titled “M8 Yer Dugs a Nazi” that ended up getting 3 million views. In the video, Meechan teaches his girlfriend’s dog to raise its leg every time he says “Seig Heil.”
To the police, this was worse than unfunny. It was criminal. Meechan was arrested, spent a night a jail, and was charged with committing a hate crime. The self-proclaimed “sh**poster” claimed he was just trying to annoy his girlfriend, but on Tuesday he was found guilty by Airdrie Sheriff Derek O’Carroll of posting a video that was “grossly offensive.”
In this latest episode of the Substandard (subscribe, tell your friends, leave a review!), we discuss The Death of Stalin and the workability of black comedies.
The New York Times loves to island hop, going from one island to the next to pronounce its impending doom due to global warming.