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  • Meeska, Mooska, Mickey… Measles!

    Meeska, Mooska, Mickey… Measles!

    Last year was a banner year for measles in the United States. The CDC’s provisional number of measles cases for 2014 stands at 644, the most since measles was declared eliminated from the USA 14 years earlier.1 Over half the states in the union experienced measles. It appears that 2015 is picking up right where

  • Life Hacks: The Early Cretaceous Era

    Life Hacks: The Early Cretaceous Era

    Listen people, take some of this advice, so that when eons into the future, when large brained aliens are studying the remains of our long dead race, you don’t make us look stupid! -It’s hard to train a dog without sounding like a dominatrix. – If your lover gives you a sexy coupon as a

  • Life Hacks: January Blues

    Life Hacks: January Blues

    Hi Folks. It’s that time of year when the birds fly away but the Valentines candy rears its mocking head, once again trampling over MLK Day festivities. I think you all could use a dose of reality. – If your hat can’t hold tortilla chips in it, it is a hat made out of bullshit.

  • The 5 Best And 5 Worst NHL All-Star Jerseys

    The 5 Best And 5 Worst NHL All-Star Jerseys

    There was a lot of hoopla over this week’s reveal of the 2015 NHL All-Star jerseys, so I thought I’d rank the 5 best and 5 worst NHL All-Star jerseys of all time. THE 5 BEST: 5. The “McDonald’s” Star Jerseys (1994-1997). I nicknamed these the McDonald’s jerseys because the letter/number font was the same seen in

  • Life Hacks: Where Resolutions Go To Die

    Life Hacks: Where Resolutions Go To Die

    So now that it’s almost a week into 2015 and you’ve already given up on your New Year’s Resolutions, time to try and learn some new coping skills. – Just because it says “All purpose flour” doesn’t mean it can be used as a sexual lubricant. – Be careful when signaling a friend at a

  • Life Hacks: Merry (Belated) Christmas

    Life Hacks: Merry (Belated) Christmas

    I’d tell you to pull a chair up by the fireplace and pour yourself a big glass of egg nog to enjoy these Life Hacks, but didn’t Egg nog and Fire get you in trouble in the first place? – It’s easy to send Christmas Cards to loved ones, but how about sending a card

  • The True Loss of Sony Pulling ‘The Interview’

    The True Loss of Sony Pulling ‘The Interview’

    The outrage over Sony pulling The Interview is misplaced. We shouldn’t be mad about letting the hackers win, we should be mad that we’re not adding to the rich history of fictional Americans punching foreign leaders in the face! Captain America punched Hitler. Charlie Sheen and Lloyd bridges blew up Saddam Hussein (twice!). Rocky single

  • Five Reasons the Apple Watch Will Not Fail

    Five Reasons the Apple Watch Will Not Fail

    Recently, Tech Radar wrote a somewhat questionable article listing five reasons the Apple Watch will fail. I would like to counter with my own list as to why the Watch will not fail. 1. People do not know what they want Steve Jobs operated under the assumption that people were unable to articulate what it was that

  • The Night I Lost the Will to Lie

    The Night I Lost the Will to Lie

    It happened. It finally happened. Our kids now know that the elf is fake. Recently, I have been testing out the kids’ reactions to the elf. The closer I got to it, the more terrified they became. At one point, my daughter broke into tears. It confounded me. She’s six-years old and is an incredibly rational person.

  • Five Things That Need to Stop in 2015

    Five Things That Need to Stop in 2015

    There’s a million lists floating around the internet right now about how the world be a much better place in 2015 if people stop using internet jargon or videotaping their cats and other useless shit nobody should care about either way. Let’s deviate from that and talk about some stuff that should actually stop happening in 2015 or now, really. 1. Let’s