It’s summer in the city and you know what that means: projections of Annie Hall, The Warriors, and Wall-E up on the big screen while you lay back on a blanket between your sweetheart and a stack of pizza boxes ;). Make sure to not miss out on all these wonderful outdoor spots to watch your favorite movies this season:
Most people are aware of the sex number 69 and the pre-sex number of 420. There are more sex numbers that you don’t know about. Here they are.
U2 is a fourpiece rock band who you might know from a magazine or a commercial advertising a product you cannot find any reason to own. But what else are they? Is U2 a brand of knives? Are U2 older or younger than a fifth grader? As a citizen of the commonwealth of U2, there is much more to learn. Here are some facts…
Every year, the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York city hosts a fundraiser where nimble dolls dress up in ornate dresses and stand perfectly still next to less attractive dolls. The yearly ritual, while exhaustively documented, is not open to dirt people and regulars. What happens on the…
Anthony Bourdain, the man in the cool beautiful shirts, has been on and off television for thirteen years. Can you match his many television shows with the networks that hosted them? Go ahead and try it—if you’ve got big enough balls, that is.
Time: 10 a.m. Location: the inside of my head. Mood? Grim. Days since American musician and entertainer Bruno Mars began holding me captive? 161. This will be my seventy-third direct plea to Mars, the cruel architect of my imprisonment. My prior seventy-two pleas have gone unanswered. But we begin again, unafraid in…
I wasn't allowed to publish this post because no one got the joke. Do you get the joke?
Date: September 9, 1998
Place: Wesley Arms Pub in Shropshiresville, England
This year I pitched Max Read over 100 bad stories. From January 10 to Dec 17, I sent Max Read 122 emails. Here are highlights from the worst ones I sent all year.
Ernest bolts the shed and looks solemnly down at Rover, his loyal sheepdog.
You know what's a good idea? What if I wrote about sturgeon, I don't even know what that is. A fish at a bagel shop. Seems crazy.
A new study performed at the Free University of Berlin found that listening to sad music can have beneficial emotional effects, which is something we all already knew. The researchers, after surveying 722 people, noted that "appreciation of sad music is enhanced when listeners are experiencing emotional distress, as…
Everyone knows that Saves The Day is the only good thing to have come out of Princeton, N.J. Here is a ranking of their albums, ordered from best to worst. Please join me on Kinja so that I can own all of you when you try to explain that Stay What You Are is better than In Reverie.
Daylight saving time ends this coming Saturday night at 2 a.m., meaning that darkness will soon cloak the east coast until March. If you are wondering how you'll make it through another season of perennial twilight, here's what you can do:
For the hopelessly inelegant, here's what's in for the fall/winter seasons of 2014/15:
DEAR BELOVED SKULL:
Reese's are trash
Hershey's is trash
Snickers are all right
But still kind of trash