Reading isn't fun. Not even in books. Think about it: how many works of fiction can you name that feature a character sitting around reading the whole time? Not many (unless you're in a college literature class with a super-Postmodern syllabus).
The incomparable Brent Weinbach is releasing an album with ASpecialThing Records Tuesday, September 4, 2012. And to celebrate he answered some questions that I asked him.
When you walk into a Starbucks it's a little like entering another country. Some of the language is "Italianish" and the rest is completely fabricated.
I don't claim to know much about economics, but like most Americans, I never let a lack of comprehension prevent me from having an opinion.
We've gathered some of YouTube's top comedians to give their best tips on what makes a video funny, how to get laughs online, dealing with negativity, and just staying committed to doing what they love.
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When you need a good laugh, do you reach for a book? I don't.
shark. Look at the word. It even looks like a shark. That ominous dorsal of the h, rising up from the sentence, guided by the slashing, doom-seeking rudder of the k. It's coming for you! All you can do is read on, helpless.
Are dogs more inspiring than people? That's what a wide range of contemporary artists seem to think. Here is some of the most amazing, hilarious, outrageous, and dog-crazy art around.
I wasn't in NYC yesterday when Trojan's vibrator giveaway caused total mayhem, but I did witness this mad rush for free sex swag first hand at the BlogHer conference.
Hamilton is incredibly proficient at concealing the formula while drawing the audience in. Then when you are just completely hypnotized, laughter hits. Tension is employed through the suspense of his deliberately paced delivery. Where is he going? What comes next?
Homelessness may be a serious issue, but this gentleman has clearly decided to work the humor angle. His sign really goes nicely with his "fuck you...
Raising a human will lead to some embarrassing and awkward moments.
I'd always heard/thought that you can't teach people to be funny; either they're born with the "funny gene" or not. While that may or may not be so, this book proves that you can teach people about comedy in a truly entertaining fashion.
Whether given a boost via photoshop or just being their own goofy selves, dogs have starred in some of the funniest advertisements ever. Here, our 15 favorite.