I wonder what the Guardian angle is on this?
Diapped up and ready to… I don’t think the AI that produced this had a clear prompt for what he was supposed to be carrying on his diaper.
it’s not even the best scene in ted lasso
Somehow haven’t come across this before, so many delightful questions here
I understood that reference
Terrifying Things Posted on Social Media
Maybe the end of civilisation is cancel culture administered by therapists.
did someone say something
When I looked at this it seems like that person being quoted was actually referencing a therapist who’d said something like this on Twitter so I felt a bit odd about it after that.
I was going to post this earlier. Quite liked the basic idea of Jim’ll Paint It for the first dozen or so, but it really should have been retired.
I think mostly it feels to me like a piece for one person in the public domain that others might enjoy. This is definitely the dodgiest I’ve seen but the ones where I don’t really care I figure the person who asked for it will be happy with it. I mean it’s not like he’s getting published in the Daily Mail every day so we’re actually seeing a newspaper elevate his stuff and try to imply it’s a masterpiece or whatever.
I mean it’s worth pointing out that most of what he does is a request, and people overwhelmingly go for a “celebrity x doing activity y with celebrity z” format. So if it feels a bit repetitive and ‘edgy’ at times, the blame is on us, the body public, for being so dull really.
But otherwise, I dunno - the guy has turned a silly online thing into his actual job, and he clearly has a great deal of skill at what he does. He seems aware of how lucky he is and seems to be generally a good egg, eg
In the grand scheme of things, overall, I dunno,
(At least he isn’t Cold War Steve)
It’s also really charming how much better he’s got at painting over time. A real lesson to us all in how practice makes a difference.