Brian Cullen

IMG_20131125_074254Brian Cullen really, really enjoys robots but doesn’t understand how they work. He also enjoys drinking beers, and has a pretty solid understanding of how that works. You can read about his musings about both on Twitter @BucketCullen.

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Our Predictions for the 2014 Baseball Season

Say gang, don’t you love sports? Me too! I like it when the multi-millionaire with a club hits a leather orb and the it somehow says something about America and our relationships with our dads. [...]


You don't know how long we agonized over using "Bock in black" since it's not a roasted stout.

The Best Bock Beers, Period

If you’ve never had a bock (and Shiner doesn’t count. More on that later) then here’s the quick primer: “bock” is the general term that can be used to describe a number of sub-varieties, like [...]


Jay-Z has nothing on Kermit.

The Secret History of the Muppets

When you take a step back and really consider the legacy of the Muppets, it’s absurd. Yet somehow, Jim Henson and his creative collaborators have invented a world where the idea of puppets sounds mundane, [...]


CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 20: North Carolina Tar Heels fans storm the court after a win over the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66.

TGF: Top 5 Greatest Team Rivalries In Sports

Isn’t it better when the teams hate each other? Here are the top 5 team rivalries in sports.


The future of American justice looks a lot like a substandard remake of its past.

The Little-Known History of RoboCop

Two men enter a room. “Ok, so, first imagine robots. You with me? And now imagine cops, ok? Now…combine them.” “Okay…” “But wait wait wait….this robotic cop? Is basically Jesus.” “Yeah, and Detroit is Jerusalem! [...]


NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 24: A woman walks past an advertisement referencing Super Bowl XLVIII, which will be played in East Rutherford, NJ in two weekends, on January 24, 2014 in Times Square in New York City. In preperation for the Super Bowl, New York City is turning sections of Times Square and Broadway into "Super Bowl Boulevard," which will feature events such as games, concerts and a toboggan run.

Top 5 Super Bowl Commercials

People watch the Super Bowl for the commercials too. Here are the top 5.


This joke will pay off later.

The Terrifying Future, Part 2!

Remember when we gave you an awful glimpse of The Terrifying Future? Your ordeal isn’t over, Sam! You’re destined to bounce through time like a quantum ping pong ball, until you’ve comprehended every awful thing [...]


By our tally, the three people in this photo are the equivalent of one woman, one machine, and 1.15 sad drunks.

Is This the Life of a Maserati Owner?

by Brian Cullen “Right this way, sir.” said my chauffeur. And here’s where I stop myself. Normally, I’d play this by doing the whole “a chauffeur? Pour moiI?” thing. But not today. Today I didn’t [...]


PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 23: Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers pose for a photo as they tailgate outside the stadium prior to the 2011 AFC Championship game against the New York Jets at Heinz Field on January 23, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Top 10 Coaches We’d Like to Tailgate with

Every tailgate needs a leader calling the shots. How about partying with these coaches?


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 22: Fans of the New York Giants from New Jersey tailgate in the parking lot outside the stadium prior to the Giants playing against the San Francisco 49ersduring the NFC Championship Game at Candlestick Park on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco, California.

Top 10 Football Players We’d Like to Party with

Football players are stronger richer and more attractive. But can they party better?