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Random Remembrances of Dad

John K. Herr | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty
John K. Herr

Dad took me fishing, where I tried to fight off the gnats flying into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad watched me play Little League baseball, where I tried to play right field while gnats flew into my ear, nose and mouth. Dad took me golfing, where I tried to -- well, you get the picture.

David Lohr

Teen Disappears While Walking Family Dog

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

Authorities in California are trying to locate a missing teenager who disappeared while walking the family dog Sunday. Fourteen-year-old Leah Kritz...

Confronting Your Walking Alter Ego

Francis Levy | Posted 11.04.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Meet the walking alter egos talking earnestly to their proclivities. "I know that I don't need to eat sugar and that sugar is as lethal to me as meat ...

The Fast-Food Strikers Are Fighting for All of Us

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Fast food workers have been conducting one-day strikes for better wages and working conditions in several American cities. They've also been doing much more than that: They're shown the entire country real leadership.

9 Incredibly Reckless Classic Cartoons We'd Never Let Our Kids Watch Now

Hulu.com | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV
Hulu.com

It's indisputable that as a society, we're pretty messed up. Gun violence and global warming aside, most of us cannot even manage to bring our shopping carts back to the designated space in a parking lot.

Why You Shouldn't Fall for a Superhero

Mark Juddery | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

Superhero movies show no sign of slowing down -- and for some of us, that's a problem. Now, even women love them, which is no fun for those regular, non-super-powered guys among us.

7 Children's Characters Who Are Probably Stoners

Katy Hall | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Washington legalized recreational marijuana Thursday, but the makers of cartoons and children's shows have been getting stoned for decades. Here are a...

A Disturbingly Realistic Popeye

Posted 10.15.2012 | Comedy

Maybe Robert Altman's movie about the sailor man would have been a lot better if Robin Williams looked anything like this. Artist Lee Romao reached in...

PHOTOS: Complex's Top Ten Tattooed Comic Book Characters

Joy Yoon | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Joy Yoon

From Popeye to Snake Eyes to Supergirl and Darth Maul, nowadays, inked characters are finding themselves getting inked.

Bachmann Denies Picking Descartes as Running Mate

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

"Rene won't say anything until he can prove it, meaning that he'll pretty much always miss the news cycle. Let me tell you, if I had waited until I had facts to support everything I've said I'd never be where I am today."

WATCH: The Origins Of Popeye

Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts

Spinach-swilling Popeye the Sailor Man is one of the most iconic cartoons ever produced. He has appeared in multiple cartoons and comic strips and was...

Ahab at Starbucks

Laurence Hughes | Posted 06.09.2011 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

Whenever it was a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I would drop by Mr. Starbuck's for a steaming double-cupped grande vanilla latte with extra foam....

Best Worst Brands of the Week Nov 23-30

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

Thanksgiving is met with fear every year, especially for those of us who have to face the recurring nudges of a Jewish family like "move your hair away from your face" or "you're not eating enough in New York."

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.

In the tank for Scorsese?

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

My friend Jeffrey Wells recently ran a link to my review of Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, which I really liked, on his always interesting website,...

Popeye The Sailor Google Logo Celebrates E.C. Segar (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wondering why Popeye The Sailor Man is on Google's logo today? Today marks the 115th anniversary of the birthday of Popeye's creator, E.C. Segar. In...

"Identity Crisis"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of being sued by Popeye, I am what I am. Unfortunately, what I am can't be printed in a family newspaper. I don't even know who I am anymore. That's because my identity was recently stolen.

E. C. Segar Google Doodle: Popeye Logo Celebrates Comic Creator (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Wondering why Popeye The Sailor Man is on Google's logo today? Today marks the 115th anniversary of the birthday of Popeye's creator, E.C. Segar. ...

Big Brother 11: Hairy Potter & the Order of the Doofus.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

This week on Big Brother 11: the saga of Jeff/Sarumoron's fall.