Luke McKinney

biosize Luke McKinneyLuke McKinney writes about games, drink, science, and everything else that makes life amazing. He’s a columnist on Cracked and writes for several beer magazines. He’s also available for hire. Follow him on Tumblr and Twitter @lukemckinney.


Just men with faux-hawks.

Not All Men’s Health Magazine

graphic by Brendan McGinley Look out, Man Cave Daily, and other, lesser men’s interest sites! There’s a new publication on the horizon — one for self-proclaimed real men. Guys who lament, as real men do, that […]

Writers–03/24/2015

"Hey, this is plainly midday! Shenanigans!"

6 Ways To Be A Better One-Night Stand

We fixed sex! It used to be genital roulette, which is way worse than Russian Roulette because when you lose that lose it’s the end of all your problems. Sex ran the risk/reward ratio of […]

03/23/2015

Huge guns, rad mutants, and top-tier writing.

5 Reasons To Care About ‘X-Force’

Marvel has so many X-titles that it would be difficult to tell them apart even if they used the rest of the alphabet. In the early nineties Marvel’s publication list looked like someone trying to […]

Writers–03/19/2015

She's a pair of clover sunglasses away from St. Patrick's Day bingo.

The 5 Worst St. Patrick’s Day Products

St. Patrick’s Day is Christmas without the obligations: an excuse for an entire day of indulgence, but you get to spend it with whoever you like, and the gift-giving is reduced to its simplest and […]

Writers–03/13/2015

The best thing to come out of Ireland since redheads.

3 Brilliant Beers to Try in Ireland

Ireland is more famous for drinkers than drinks, but one must surely imply the existence of the other. If only temporarily. And over the last decade we’ve brewed more than ever before. Ireland has undergone […]

Writers–03/12/2015

And another thing--turns out he was lying about getting rid of all the snakes!

St Patrick’s Replacements

St. Patrick was a foreigner who came to Ireland to tell everyone to live in moderation and not have sex. That is every possible opposite of St. Patrick’s Day. We couldn’t have a worse patron […]

Writers–03/11/2015

Okay, we wish for even more Deadshot. And Michael Jai White to play Bronze Tiger everywhere.

5 DC Superteams We Want to See on Film

The Avengers was really the Revenge of the Nerds, avenging comic book fans on a world which spent two decades saying superhero movies were stupid. Now Marvel movies make more money than several countries. And […]

Writers–02/25/2015

Let Mario teach you how to come out of your shell.

6 Relationship Tips From ‘Mario Kart 8′

Modern education spends several years on how historical armies murdered each other, and zero seconds on how we should deal with relationships. Which may explain why so many of them end badly.

Writers–02/10/2015

Which one is this again?

‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare': Advance Order Madness

Call of Duty, the series flogged so far below and beyond itself they’ve given it an exoskeleton to keep it going for one more game. It’s been extended so far past its natural life that […]

Writers–01/29/2015

Now let's get hammered and play some Magic.

The 7 Craziest ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Cards

Magic: The Gathering: the most addictive thing you can do with cards without buying cocaine on credit. And probably more fun. And more expensive in the long term. People have put more effort into rearranging […]

Writers–01/21/2015

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