Rapper Eminem Dead at Age 36
Fatal car accident claims renowned entertainer.
Eminem is, of course, not actually dead. There are actual rumors of such floating around the internet as we speak:
Or perhaps it’s just a rumor of a rumor. Even Better! We don’t really care. We just crave stories like heroin addicts. If Eminem had actually died, it’s a fairly safe bet we’d all know rather quickly. And yet you clicked onto this link, just as I clicked on the original. Because it’s who and what we are. We are suckers, and will continue to be so……
This is something that happens nearly every day; Here are some of the more famous (or infamous) ones:
And there were more, Harrison Ford and Jeff Goldblum, to name a few. But things like this aren’t limited to celebrity deaths. We, the internet crowd, fall prey to some of the better hoaxes consistantly… here are some classics.
Also From Mnofdichotomy:
How to charge an Ipod with an onion and Gatorade…
If there is a lesson to be learned here it’s this; we’re all pretty dumb, and proving so is usually funny.