Actually, this is what life is like for the sad, lonely people who correct everyone on the Internet.
Actually, that's not how you hold chopsticks. Will someone ever make love to me?
"Actually Guy," a new video from Slacktory, stars Nick Douglas (who is, appropriately enough for a serial corrector, Slacktory's editor) as the embodiment of that netizen we all know and hate: the person who cannot resist the compulsion to correct every minor factual error ever typed by anyone, anywhere.
Except he also can't stop revealing his internal monologue, and it explains a lot. It turns out that endless stream of informational one-upmanship is really an obvious and desperate cry for help (actually, I'm acutely aware of that).
(by Johnny McNulty)