'World's Toughest Job' Viral Video Is Obvious, Manipulative and Stupid

At this point, if anyone on the internet tells me that a video is going to "blow my mind," or that I need to "wait for it," or that I should prepare to "change the way I think," I immediately want to run an ultra-marathon down an abandoned mine shaft and into the earth's molten core. I despise a "big reveal." How dare a… » 4/15/14 4:00pm 4/15/14 4:00pm

This Revolting Promise Ring Might Be the Worst Pinterest Pin Ever

Did you know it's possible to make the concept of promise rings even more gross? I would have thought, "No, a father giving his daughter a fake wedding ring to remind her that he — well, he and Jesus — are the most important men in her life so she better not even think about fooling around with anybody else is about as… » 12/20/13 2:45pm 12/20/13 2:45pm

Things That Will Never Happen to You, From the NY Times 'Vows' Column

Things were going well for you, weren't they? You were happy. You were just living your modest little pleasurable life, excited that you splurged on the good deli turkey this week and that the coffee from the place around the corner was not too bitter today. Sure, your partner was too busy at work to reply to your… » 11/06/13 1:30pm 11/06/13 1:30pm

Dude Makes Jewelry Covered in Human Skin, Because You Totally Want…

If you're finally ready to put a ring on the special skin-suit cannibal king in your life, Icelandic artist Sruli Recht has you covered. Recht hired a plastic surgeon to flay a flap of hairy, living skin from his abdomen, which he then tanned and wrapped around an elegant golden ring (the video above includes footage… » 1/25/13 10:50am 1/25/13 10:50am

What Is with Our National Anti-Fruitcake Obsession? Have Any of You…

If an alien archaeologist were to drop to earth after the utter obliteration of the human race and try to piece our culture together based solely on Borscht Belt stand-up routines, first of all, that would be AMAZING and someone should start a tumblr (not me, I'm tired). And second of all, he (or she! In space even » 12/05/12 2:25pm 12/05/12 2:25pm

Got Morning Sickness? Give Two Blow Jobs and Call Me in the Morning

No amount of heavy duty feminism can alleviate the fact that when it comes to child creation, all a guy really must do is not ride a bike too much, ejaculate successfully into a fertile vagina, and then maybe hand out cigars. Meanwhile, the woman spends nine months growing a tiny, helpless proto-human inside her… » 7/10/12 6:30pm 7/10/12 6:30pm

Rich Hollywood Moms Bank On Shopaholic Tweens

The August issue of Harper's Bazaar has a feature on Elizabeth Wiatt and Jamie Tisch and their "concept store," Fashionology L.A. Elizabeth, 41, is the wife of Jim Wiatt, CEO of the William Morris Agency. She's also on the board of the Natural Resources Defense Council. She is described as a "brainy beauty," maybe because… » 8/04/08 2:30pm 8/04/08 2:30pm