This is a real obituary. A really harsh one. The date is mistaken (which led to a brief takedown of the text), but the text itself, as well as the person who died, were real. The Reno Gazette-Journal, realizing it had a powerful piece of text sitting in its paid obituaries section, did an interview with the woman who wrote this about her own mother. Katherine Reddick, describing the challenging life they faced, had this to say: “The things she did to us were horrible. But it’s still happening to kids every day.”
The group based its claim on the fact that a shape resembling a cross is revealed when one cuts a tomato in half.
In which there’s that.
Going to stop using the letter “t” too?
Prank Artist of the Day: Patton Oswalt’s Trolltastic Two-Part Tweets
Over this weekend, the stand-up comedian brought the art of trolling to the next level with a series of two-part tweets that were intentionally cut off mid-sentence, confusing his million plus followers and conservative bloggers alike. For the complete archive of Oswalt’s troll-tastic two-part tweets, check out this Storify list.