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The Real Story Behind the Viral ‘Poo Flip’

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  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

    This article has been imported from chorus.fm for discussion. All of the forum rules still apply.

    Brian Feldman, writing at NY Mag:


    There are viral things that anyone — everyone — can love. Grumpy Cat, the Dress, “Damn, Daniel!” — the sort of stuff that, at the very least, you can bring up at the dinner table. Then there’s the other stuff — memes couched in so many layers of irony that they become unintelligible and inexplicable, niche drama that sounds stupid when you explain it to anyone not glued to obsessive corners of the internet all day. And of course, the stuff too disgusting to mention in polite conversation.

    That last category — the gross one — is where the poo-flip video belongs. As of Thursday night, the Poo Flip has amassed more than 7.5 million views on Twitter. I am going to describe it now. If you are the sort of person who knows that you have zero interest in anything that might be called “the Poo Flip,” close your web browser now.

    This is the content we crave.

     
  2. Sean Murphy

    you had me at meat tornado Supporter

    this is not a headline i ever would have imagined i'd read
     
  3. JRGComedy

    Trusted Supporter

    This video made me laugh so hard
     
  4. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

    perfect lunch time reading