One Man's Opinion
A Day in the Life of...Spider-Man
Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can, including bite his opponent to dissolve them from the inside. No? Okay, well, most everything else. But Peter Parker's a busy guy, between classes at Empire University, dating not one but two brainy...
What's the Focal Length of Whiskey?
People talk about beer goggles, but goggles are meant to protect those working in dangerous situations with a lot of dirt and liquid. Which can be tremendous fun. But they still restrict your view of what's really going on. When we want to put the...
What You Don't Need to Know About the Guardians of the Galaxy
This week you'll see many articles explaining what you need to know about the Guardians of the Galaxy before seeing the movie. Which is nonsense. All you need to know is the name, and how to use this hu-man thing called "money" to buy tickets to...
The Five Stages of Hair Loss
A life lived well is a life that must consolidate the sadder side of existence. Loss. Heartbreak. Michael Bay.
But of all the various losses a man can suffer, there is none so glaringly obvious as the loss of his hair. For some, the hand of time...
5 Fun Cocktails For International Tequila Day
Tequila has famous cocktails in the same way Julius Caesar had a famous friend called Brutus – a glorious power betrayed and destroyed by those meant to help serve it. The true Margarita has gone the way of the Martini and the white rhino – a...
'The Purge: Anarchy' Producer Jason Blum
The movie Saw came out just under ten years ago, and since then, horror fans have had a huge variety of small-budget, viscerally terrifying movies to force their girlfriends to watch with them. Jason Blum has produced many of them, including the...
'Sharknado': The Worst Worst Movie Ever Made
Sharknado is getting a sequel. It must be stopped. Because it's worse than the worst movie ever made. They could film the ten-thousandth zombie movie, fulfilling an ancient prophecy to resurrect the rotting god of Mictlantecuhtli to turn their dyed...
A Day in the Life of...Nikola Tesla
graphic by Brendan McGinley
Nikola Tesla was, as per his Wikipedia entry, "a was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist," but they forget to include his most popular roles: supergenius, heartthrob, and...
A Day in the Life of...the Large Hadron Collider
graphic by Brendan McGinley
The Large Hadron Collider at CERN -- who can explain what it is and what it does? Nobody except scientists. And who trusts scientists? They're the ones who invented global warming--or would be, if global warming weren't a...
The Worst Things that Ever Happened on a Riding Mower
For many suburban, middle-aged males, owning a riding mower is the ultimate reward for a lifetime of toil. A mechanized, potentially hazardous steed that both symbolizes a man's mastery of the 5,000 or so square feet of nature surrounding his home...