Sometimes all you need is a good cry. The Notebook, A Walk To Remember, Toy Story 3 — each tearjerker had us sobbing in the best way possible. But, have you ever left a movie theater and felt completely down in the dumps? That's got to be one misérable film, wouldn't you say?
Hilariously Sadly, one Long Island family recently ended its afternoon trip to Tom Hooper's Les Misérables overwhelmed by emotion. More specifically, Mama and Papa Ferguson were caught bawling their eyes out while their children, Ryan and Kevin watched filmed happily. Ever immortalized are Mr. Ferguson's words, "We've been to funerals less upsetting" and Mrs. Ferguson's response to the question, "What was your saddest part, do you think?" ("At the end, his eyes. He was old.")
Now sure, we all shed a tear or two when Fantine's time was over, but we considered ourselves more than slightly prepared for the characters' collective impending doom. Unfortunately for the Fergusons, their surprise will live on in internet infamy. (Gawker)
Last August, Nancy Markham was shocked to learn that she and her children were about to be evicted. It wasn’t because she couldn’t make rent or because her children couldn’t keep the noise down. It was all because she called 911 when her ex-boyfriend, waving a knife, refused to leave her home in Surprise, AZ. read
Mayor de Blasio made a sexist move by trying to ban breast-baring in Times Square. The Mayor called a group of women posing for photos — in body paint and nothing else on top — a "quality-of-life issue." He set up a task force to make the situation even more ridiculous. (Refinery29) Alcohol and weed are friends, not read