The Internet’s Best Responses to the Government Shutdown (So Far)

Happy Day 11 of the Government Shutdown, everybody! Here’s hoping you’re one of the lucky ones who’s been able to spend the time just enjoying an epic run of Daily Shows, as opposed to, y’know, losing your paycheck with no end in sight while a bunch of Tea Party assholes crow about how unessential you are, but I digress. In this period of anger and frustration, we flock to our Internet, and thankfully, in our time of need, our Internet has not let us down. Here are a few of the sites, writers, and savvy Web folks who have come through for us.

Is the govt

Is the Government Shut Down?

Ah, the simple yes/no website, the refuge of spotty Internet receivers and Lost fans, is here to advise us as to whether our government is currently operating. Spoiler: it’s not.