Scary-Good TV: The Best Halloween Specials Ever

Halloween: The time of year when all your favorite TV characters don crazy costumes and become involved in totally nonsensical plots, just for the sake of a holiday-themed episode. I love bad television just as much as I love good — and as such here's a collection of the best/worst Halloween episodes the idiot box has… » 10/31/11 5:45pm 10/31/11 5:45pm

The Best Costumes From The Tompkins Square Dog Parade

This past Saturday, the 21st annual Dog Halloween Parade took place in New York City's Tompkins Square Park and let me tell you, the economic downturn had no effect on this year's extravagant costumes. Okay, well, there was an Occupy Wall Street Dog, as seen above. Click through to see who took home first place, as… » 10/24/11 7:20pm 10/24/11 7:20pm

Sexist Hollywood Movie Clichés Look Much Prettier In Well-Designed Chart Form

To promote the New York International Latino Film Festival, ad agency Wing New York came up with a slew of stereotypes in major motion pictures and designed the crap out of them. I guess the point of the ad campaign is to say that this film festival is above all of the following clichés? All I know is that I will… » 8/24/11 1:20pm 8/24/11 1:20pm

10 Years Of The World's Ugliest Dogs

This weekend, Yoda, a Chinese crested-Chihuahua mix whose owner first thought the pitiful puppy was a street rat, won the title of World's Ugliest Dog. Congrats! However we must make mention of the previous title-holders, who may or may not be much more hideous than Yoda. View this gallery of the past decade's winners… » 6/27/11 7:00pm 6/27/11 7:00pm

A Look At The 2011 Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Since 1983, the annual Mermaid Parade has attracted people of all ages, shapes, and sizes to parade around town dresses as like a mermaid to pay homage to Coney Island's Mardi Gras era (which ran from 1903 to 1954.) And when we say all ages, shapes, and sizes, we mean it. For proof, enjoy a collection of our favorite… » 6/20/11 4:40pm 6/20/11 4:40pm

See Decades Of Little Old Ladies From 130 Years Of Old Maid

The origins of the card game Old Maid trace back to the 17th century, with players trying to form pairs out of all of their cards until someone—the loser—is left with the lonely, unmatched, single old maid. In the past 130 years, retail card decks have been produced specifically for Old Maid, always featuring… » 6/14/11 5:40pm 6/14/11 5:40pm

Meet The North American Obeast, A Reclusive & Endangered Species

"People aren't too fond of 'em, but I think there's actually something quite endearing about them," says scientist Stanley Keen of the endangered mammal called the Obeast. In a video clip, Keen and a colleague track and shoot an Obeast with a tranquilizer gun, so that we may learn more about these reclusive creatures. » 6/01/11 3:37pm 6/01/11 3:37pm

Hunger Games Fervor Makes For Awesome Fan Art

With an Entertainment Weekly cover story hitting stands this week, The Hunger Games frenzy is reaching a mainstream fever pitch. Though the filming of the movie is just beginning, the internet is already obsessed with the the books, the characters, and the lore. The Hunger Games Fandom is intense, with fansites, … » 5/20/11 7:00pm 5/20/11 7:00pm