The Silly, Scammy World of Diamond Candles

Did you know you can buy a soy candle with a surprise "diamond" ring inside it? Because you can. And that the women who buy the candles burn them down excitedly and then patiently extract the treasure-filled gold foil pouches like they're removing the still-beating heart of a cobra, then post "reveal" videos on YouTube?… » 2/12/14 11:20am 2/12/14 11:20am

Buy a Fried Chicken Scented Candle for the Dieting Relative You Hate

There is now, thanks to the dual triumph of American gluttony AND ingenuity, a scented candle that, when set aflame, gives off the sweet, crispy aroma of fried chicken. The hapless victims of your gifting laziness at least deserve a candle that will start a few awkward conversations and trick them into thinking there's … » 11/24/13 3:30pm 11/24/13 3:30pm

"Is It Normal For Straight Girls To Only Like Girl-On-Girl Porn?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the "advice column" in which everyone's problems are solved with an "herbal" remedy. (Remember, kids: Don't do drugs!) In this episode, Rich and I got help from our pal Sasha Frere-Jones again, to tackle problems like leaky vaginas, syphilis, and boyfriends who drool… » 7/03/08 4:20pm 7/03/08 4:20pm