One Man's Opinion
'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...
The Tale of the Tired Terminator
Schwarzenegger has revealed that in the next Terminator movie we'll see the flesh of T-800s age, because CGI body doubling is still really expensive. Hopefully Skynet will be able build titanium-coltan alloy zimmer frames as well as endoskeletons....
The Greatest Self-Help Book Ever Written
Self-help books have a reputation for being terrible. Because they are. They're worse wastes of paper than a Toilet Paper Recycling License application form. The textual equivalent of someone patting your shoulder and saying "There, there," except...
Remedial Rugby: The Haka!
Every sport has an athlete or team that’s so good that it almost isn’t fair on everyone else. The 100 meters has Usain Bolt, men’s swimming has possible merman Michael Phelps and the sport of rugby union has the All Blacks.
The All Blacks are the...
What's the Perfect Martini Ratio?
The martini is the one of the greatest drinks in existence. Notice how I didn't say cocktails. I said drinks. It's second only to Manhattans and water, and even then only because water has a longer history because we didn't need to invent it. The...
This Badass Day in History: June 18
Yea, though the skies themselves be rent asunder and the demons of a thousand years' penance spill forth from the crack in the sky, 'twon't be half sad badass a day as this date in history!
...unless it occurs on June 18, in which case it will add...