Tag: pranks

“Johnny Knoxville’s Last Rodeo”

At GQ, Johnny Knoxville talks about his career. There’s also a fashion shoot. ‘Cause GQ. “It was easy at the time to describe Jackass as lowest-common-denominator entertainment, a feeble nadir in TV’s race to the bottom. With time, though, it became clear that the show was operating at […]

Pondering The Red Wedding

The AV Club consider the emotional impact of Game of Thrones’ Red Wedding episode.¬† Gus Mustrapa considers pranks, punchlines,¬† Schadenfreude¬†and the Red Wedding: “This weekend a booby-trap three years in the making was sprung. Millions of TV viewers watching A Game of Thrones took the proverbial blow. A […]

I Double Dog Dare You

Last month I wrote about Jackass as a cultural project, but what I initially intended to write about was how I feel just a little bit better about myself and the world after watching it. And no, it’s not because they’re all more of a jackass than I […]