A Niche Interview with the Author of the Zootopia Abortion Comic

To borrow a phrase from our greatest inspiration, the internet is a rich tapestry. If you're like me, you were raised on the internet, and you've been stumbling into strange, shadowy corners of the web since you were old enough to talk. Sometimes, Weird Internet is great. Some of my fondest childhood memories involve whole … Continue reading A Niche Interview with the Author of the Zootopia Abortion Comic

Twelve Horrifically Pretentious Baby Names I Am Considering and My Rationale for Each One

Okay, so to dispel any misgivings brought on by that headline, I am not pregnant, nor do I have active plans to have a kid any time soon. Like, probably not for another ten years or so. But I am the kind of person who needs to over-prepare for everything. I show up at the … Continue reading Twelve Horrifically Pretentious Baby Names I Am Considering and My Rationale for Each One

Remember When I Rewrote the Pilot of Sherlock So It Was About Paris Geller and Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls Being Lesbian Detectives?

No, you don't remember when I did that? Well, here is A STUDY IN GILMORE, all 116 pages of it. This came about several months ago when I realized that Paris and Rory, much like Sherlock and Watson, are a prime example of what we at the Niche like to call The Dynamic. This is … Continue reading Remember When I Rewrote the Pilot of Sherlock So It Was About Paris Geller and Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls Being Lesbian Detectives?

We Need A Musical Episode of Stranger Things and We Need It Now

Dear the Brothers Duffer, Hello, good sirs. You have made a really neat television series. The plot is a living, breathing homage to eighties genre greats with enough twists and 21st century updates to keep things fresh. Your casting directors just crushed it, and I love every character more than the last. You even get … Continue reading We Need A Musical Episode of Stranger Things and We Need It Now

Seven Albums That Taylor Swift Should Release Instead of the Unholy Monstrosity Portended by These Godawful Singles

I have a very active thought life, and I have a game that I like to play. It is called "What If Taylor Swift Made the Album I Am Listening to Right Now?" Here's how you play: you take whatever album you're presently listening to, and you pretend that Taylor Swift is performing it. It … Continue reading Seven Albums That Taylor Swift Should Release Instead of the Unholy Monstrosity Portended by These Godawful Singles

There Is No Way In Hell I Am Going to Watch the Scary Clown Movie or Read the Scary Clown Novel But I Hope the Two Gay Kids Grow Up and Get Married and Teach Drama and Music Classes

Here is a list of things I enjoy in fiction: strong friendships eighties fashion underdogs and outcasts banding together funny child actors friends riding bikes in the suburbs that thing of where there are two kids who are bestest best friends in childhood and then the story is structured in such a way as to … Continue reading There Is No Way In Hell I Am Going to Watch the Scary Clown Movie or Read the Scary Clown Novel But I Hope the Two Gay Kids Grow Up and Get Married and Teach Drama and Music Classes

A Conservative High School Production of Angels in America Where They Can’t Say AIDS So All the Characters Have Diabetes Instead

About 21 hours ago, blogger Chelsea Fagan delivered the funniest tweet of all time unto us: the other day a bartender told me his high school did a performance of RENT where they couldn't say AIDS so all the characters had diabetes — Chelsea Fagan (@Chelsea_Fagan) October 6, 2017 I mean, we've all heard of … Continue reading A Conservative High School Production of Angels in America Where They Can’t Say AIDS So All the Characters Have Diabetes Instead

A Comprehensive List of All 160 Things Ira Madison III Has Said “Keep It” About

Culture writer Ira Madison III, also known as @ira on Twitter, has become famous for a simple catchphrase: keep it. It's ruthless, efficient, lethal. If Ira ever looked at something I made and told me to keep it, I believe that my bones would disintegrate into ash. Keep it is a lifestyle. Keep it is a fundamental right and an earned … Continue reading A Comprehensive List of All 160 Things Ira Madison III Has Said “Keep It” About