Honey Boo Boo Gets Trashy and Some Really Cute Dumb Ways to Die

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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

So, we're not quite sure what kind of spirit moved artist Jason Mecier to create a Honey Boo Boo portrait from 25 pounds of trash. But it did. And we're thankful (sort of?): 

And thank god for YouTube. Besides going to America's shopping malls, how else would we find terrible parents and gullible children? And how else would we know that we were entertained by these fascinating creatures? 

Now that the Dark Knight trilogy is over, aren't you in the mood for something lighter? Another prequel? How about a fan-made video (which we're guessing took hours and hours and footage from the 90s and beyond) which imagines all Dark Knight's characters in high school?

OMGosh Melbourne Metro this is like the cutest video on earth! You guys are adorable, like we're talking totes adorable squeeeee—Oh wait. We take that back. We take all of it back. 

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