You had one job: now with a website of its own

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Friday 2 May 2014

Before the Internet, how on earth did we share images of epic fails? ‘You had one job’ is ‘an expression used to call attention to perceived blunders made by individuals on the job’. The earliest known mention of the phrase ‘took place in a scene from the 2001 remake of Ocean’s Eleven, in which Basher Tarr (a character played by Don Cheadle) scolds his team for missing a step that singlehandedly lead to the failure of an otherwise well-planned vault heist’.

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Clown Fails

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Wednesday 21 July 2010

To promote the Adult Swim debut of the Internet sitcom Children’s Hospital, Fail Blog has launched Clown Fails, which features unfortunate images of clowns. Welcome to your worst nightmare.

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Epic Wheel of Fortune Fails

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Friday 30 April 2010

Our friends over at Urlesque have posted a series of videos of epic Wheel Of Fortune fails, with the disclaimer that they know from first experience that ‘losing on Wheel of Fortune is never easy. Sure, some may claim the game show is a glorified, glittery version of Hangman, but there are, indeed, specific strategies […]

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