An Alphabetically Ordered List of Every Fictional Character That Comes Up When You Google “little lion man livejournal fanmix 2010”

Once upon a time, in the year 2010 -- nearly a decade ago, fuck me -- there was a land called Livejournal. And the residents of that land loved nothing more than to collect angsty songs by white men and collate them into angsty playlists about white men. Entire communities sustained themselves on this practice, even though … Continue reading An Alphabetically Ordered List of Every Fictional Character That Comes Up When You Google “little lion man livejournal fanmix 2010”

“Sleep Well Beast” by The National, But With Derogatory Epithets Other Than “Beast”

Sleep Well Asshole Sleep Well Bastard Sleep Well Bonehead Sleep Well Bootlicker Sleep Well Bumpkin Sleep Well Butthead Sleep Well Buttlicker Sleep Well Chav Sleep Well Chump Sleep Well Clown Sleep Well Cockmaster Sleep Well Cow Sleep Well Creep Sleep Well Cretin Sleep Well Dick Sleep Well Dickbag Sleep Well Dickface Sleep Well Dickhead Sleep … Continue reading “Sleep Well Beast” by The National, But With Derogatory Epithets Other Than “Beast”

Y’all Mind If I Drink This Whole Thing of Cranberry Vodka and Watch Dead Poets Society?

As many of you know, this website was founded on an inside joke about Robert Sean Leonard. And for the year and a half that The Niche has been active, I've played along, despite having very limited exposure to Robert Sean Leonard's oeuvre. By this I mean Harry and Ashleigh invited me over one night … Continue reading Y’all Mind If I Drink This Whole Thing of Cranberry Vodka and Watch Dead Poets Society?

I Regret to Report That the Llamas With Hats Are The Dynamic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJOwdrTA8Gw It's true, but we shouldn't say it, but we're saying it anyway: the late 2000s randomcore masterpiece Llamas With Hats may be the most potent distillation of The Dynamic in existence. Carl is the most absolute of absolute nightmares; Paul exudes sweaterboy energy without ever even donning a sweater. If you don't believe me, … Continue reading I Regret to Report That the Llamas With Hats Are The Dynamic

Nine Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through This Hell Month

Hey, Nichers! Can you believe we're more than halfway through the year? Neither can I! Here's how I'm coping with summertime malaise, and you can, too! Joining A Yoga Studio Like Some Rich-Ass Soccer Mom So I have this thing where I, like, never exercise. Like, never, ever, ever. I was momentarily kind of a … Continue reading Nine Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through This Hell Month

Which Mad Men Characters Would Be Into Pegging? Spoiler Alert: Probably Not Pete

Full disclosure: I only just finished the first season, so I'm just ranking the main characters at that point in the series. It's entirely possible that I'm missing later context which would better inform my understanding of these characters' potential predilection for pegging. BETTY DRAPER: DEFINITELY NOT INTO IT "So, Betty," says a heavily pregnant … Continue reading Which Mad Men Characters Would Be Into Pegging? Spoiler Alert: Probably Not Pete

Singer-Songwriter Eye for the Sad Girl: A Netflix Original

It's been fifteen years since the Emmy Award-winning series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy revolutionized reality television. And it's been three months since we here at Netflix re-revolutionized reality television by rebooting Queer Eye and bringing you a bunch of thinkpieces about the semiotic ramifications of Antoni's bulge. Today, Netflix is pleased to introduce a new spin-off series: Singer-Songwriter Eye for … Continue reading Singer-Songwriter Eye for the Sad Girl: A Netflix Original