Jacopo della Quercia

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Jacopo della Quercia is a man of many talents who somehow eluded death in 1438. He can regularly be found at Cracked and on Twitter @Jacopo_della_Q.


But do those mighty tresses heed the golden rule?

A Day in the Life of…Leonardo da Vinci

graphic by Brendan McGinley It’s Leo! Today’s teens go gaga for none other than the one, the only, the brilliant Leonardo da V– Hold on, we’ve just been passed a note. …well who the heck [...]

Writers–04/15/2014

When you're a world-famous action star, you're always Putin on the Ritz!

A Day in the Life of…Steven Seagal

graphic by Brendan McGinley Steven Seagal is a divisive character. There are some who think him delusional, arrogant, egotistical, and a bit hopped up on his own glory (see all previous links). Of course, this [...]

Writers–04/10/2014

For their own good, children must not be allowed to read. ...Is that right?

7 Innocent-Sounding Books That Should Be Kept Far Away from Children

You know the old expression of how you can’t judge a book by its cover? The same could easily be said for titles also. Especially when you consider how Walmart-friendly some of the most inappropriate [...]

02/11/2014

Enjoy birthday cake. 
...CAN you...enjoy? Cake?

A Day in the Life of…Dick Cheney

Today is former Vice President Dick Cheney’s 73rd birthday. These are the facts. Beyond those, we know little. The man who was once a heartbeat away from the presidency has led a fairly private life [...]

Writers–01/30/2014

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These Iconic Movie Moments Were Entirely Ad-Libbed

By now, you probably know how Indiana Jones and his insufferable bowels made for one of the best moments in motion picture history. The following examples, however, should take you by surprise. Behold, some of [...]

Writers–01/28/2014

The underseas' King Arthur doesn't curry a lot of favor with us.

A Day in the Life of…Aquaman

Oh, Aquaman…poor Aquaman. You could punch Batman through a wall, run a two-minute mile, outrace most motor boats, endure incredible pressure, and even communicate telepathically with the overwhelming majority of Earth’s species. And nobody respects [...]

01/22/2014

Rock 'n' Ram

A Day in the Life of…Rocky Balboa

by Jacopo della Quercia graphic by Brendan McGinley Jacopo della Quercia is a man of many talents who somehow eluded death in 1438. He can regularly be found at Cracked and on Twitter @Jacopo_della_Q. Get [...]

Writers–01/06/2014

Lifehack: don't make the Soviets mad.

A Day in the Life of…The U.S.S.R.

by Jacopo della Quercia graphic by Brendan McGinley Jacopo della Quercia is a man of many talents who somehow eluded death in 1438. He can regularly be found at Cracked and on Twitter @Jacopo_della_Q. Get [...]

Writers–12/30/2013

As if dealing with two wars, a broken government, a dying planet, an insurmountable debt, and a plague of Instagram selfies weren’t encouraging enough.

Reasons Why You, the Reader, Are Special

by Jacopo della Quercia Last year, an English teacher at Wellesley High School named David McCullough made headlines when he offered the following encouragement to the school’s graduating class: “You are not special.” We understand [...]

Writers–12/12/2013

Moody's recently downgraded the Grand Palace to the Passable Palace.

This Badass Day in History: November 25

by Jacopo della Quercia Cyclones? Tsunamis? Fires? Earthquakes? Tornadoes? Hell-storms? It sure sounds to us like a curse lies upon… A 1343 earthquake in the Tyrrhenian Sea triggers a tsunami that devastates southern Italy. If [...]

Writers–11/25/2013

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