Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments

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After the jump, the five Highest Rated comments, as voted on by you, the Lowest Rated comment, the winner of the Caption Contest, and the Editor’s and Associate Editors’ Choices.

This Week’s Highest Rated Comments

#5 facetaco | Feb 20th Score:35

But how do Alabama residents feel about Alabama Shakes?

Posted in: Actual Residents Of Harlem Respond To “Harlem Shake” Meme
#4 facetaco | Feb 20th Score:36

On an unrelated note, Italians are GREAT at graffiti. They are also mostly white, but that is beside the point. My top three graffitis that I saw in Italy, in no particular order:


“Tupac is rapper”

“Frozen food is very good”

Posted in: Actual Residents Of Harlem Respond To “Harlem Shake” Meme
#3 welcome to costco, i love you | Feb 15th Score:36

I especially like that you fit right in because of having a shirt on.

Posted in: Kevin Connolly Is So Jealous Of Leonardo DiCaprio, Oh My God, You Have No Idea
#2 catweazle | Feb 20th Score:39

This is how it would have gone down if I had been conducting this interview:

Me: What’s your favorite movie quote, A.Sorks?

Aaron Sorkin: “You’re going to need a bigger boat”

Me: PFFFFT! You’re going to need a better quote.

Posted in: A Friendly Chat With Gabe And Kelly: Aaron Sorkin’s Favorite Movie Quote

[Ed. Note: Good comments. Very critical.]

This Week’s Lowest Rated Comment

#1 la la landon | Feb 19th Score:-9
most days i do x-men. today im looking for x-boys.
Posted in: The Videogum Why Don’t YOU Caption It? Contest: Patrick Stewart In A Ball Pit

[Ed. Note: Well, at negative nine it is clearly not that bad of a comment, which means good work everyone on a week of mostly pretty good comments. But also it is still kind of gross to imply that someone is hiding out trying to fuck children. You know? Because how horrible that is?]

This Week’s Caption Contest Winner

[Ed. Note: Congratulations, feministnoise. You earned it!]

This Week’s Associate Editor’s Choice (Mary)

R2D2, Esq. | Feb 19th Score:20

Charo’s lawyer is preparing a cease and desist letter as I type this.

Posted in: Courtney Stodden Has An Alter Ego Now?
[Assoc. Ed. Note: #IBrake4CharoJokes]

This Week’s Editor’s Choice

Ashleigh Byrne | Feb 21st Score:1
She really really really really makes me want to scratch my eyes out
Posted in: Looking Good, Anne Hathaway!

[Ed. Note: Guys, sometimes it is just important to share your true feelings about Anne Hathaway. This is a safe space here, and we want everyone to feel comfortable and open.]