Indie Spotlight: In ‘Apt 8 News’, Crazy People Read The Stories

Newsflash: Channel 101 debuts some very funny web series. The latest hit to come out of Dan Harmon's crowdsourced filmmaking competition is Apt 8 News, which chronicles the unbelievably dysfunctional relationship of two roommates. Did you feel Passive Aggressive Friends wasn't quite passive-aggressive enough? If so, you're in luck, because Apt 8 News features the most passive-aggressive protagonists imaginable. Under the guise of 'reading the news', roommates Alex and Jackie trade the meanest, most aggressive barbs imaginable. By going completely off the deep end, Apt 8 News manages to create some pretty funny situations, especially when the duo's beleaguered third roommate enters the fold. Creator Kristofer Wellman told The Daily Dot that the series' unique format was inspired by ill-fitting Craigslist roommates who would describe "small and petty" problems "as if they were devastating war crimes." Wellman has turned that idea into some brilliant fake news segments.The weather report on 'Hurricane
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