I Thought I Was Hearing Him Wrong But It Turns Out MC Ride Really is Saying “I Stay Niche” in That One Death Grips Song

You guys know that one Death Grips song, I've Seen Footage? The banger to end all bangers? You know how in the intro it really sounds like MC Ride is saying "I stay niche," but it's kind of difficult to make it out, and you're like, "Okay, he can't actually be saying 'I stay niche,' there's no … Continue reading I Thought I Was Hearing Him Wrong But It Turns Out MC Ride Really is Saying “I Stay Niche” in That One Death Grips Song

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

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

Some Suggestions for the First-Ever Niche Funko Pop Line

From: Peyton <peyton@the-niche.blog> To: Funko Pop! Prototype Development <production@funko.com> Subject: Niche Funko Pop Line Suggestions - FINAL Hi Sandra, Hope this note finds you well! My apologies for taking so long to get back to you - it's been a WILD month here at the Niche. We just last week had the chance to sit down with all … Continue reading Some Suggestions for the First-Ever Niche Funko Pop Line

Steady Time-Keepers and Their Tall-ish Pretentious Companions in Pop Culture

You may be surprised but there are NOT as many clock and candlestick representations in pop culture as one would hope.  This is a shame because time-keeping objects are always good symbolism and they are even better when paired with tall showy companions, as I think you will realize in a minute. 1. Cogsworth and … Continue reading Steady Time-Keepers and Their Tall-ish Pretentious Companions in Pop Culture