China's 'Leftover Women' Fight Bullshit With Humor

As evidenced by the Yale SWUG fiasco, reclaiming negative patriarchal terms can be a clumsy negotiation. There's often a fine line between re-appropriation and simply recirculating ideologies meant to keep women in their place, especially since the public perception of women who fail to fit into social norms isn't… » 4/24/13 4:20pm 4/24/13 4:20pm

The Brontësaurus Sisters: When Literary Greats Meet Terrible Puns

Artist Timothy Leo Taranto combines literary greats with literally great puns (???) to create a series of delightfully goofy drawings. Featuring Vonnugget (yum!), Ernest Lemingway (ha!), and, of course, the ever lovely Brontësaurus sisters. It's a dad joke in art form, and I'm nerdily all about it. » 1/17/13 4:00pm 1/17/13 4:00pm

Today's a Lucky Day to Get Married in China; A Crappy Day to Do It…

In Mandarin, the words for "January 4th, 2013" are pronounced a lot like the phrase "I will love you all my life," and so, logically, that means that January 4th is a lucky day to get married in China, kind of like how March 4th of every year is a lucky day to join the Army or leave your spouse in the middle of the… » 1/04/13 1:15pm 1/04/13 1:15pm

Jellicle Cats Dramatize Common New Year's Resolutions

Cats! Why are you so great?! Why?? If actually doing all of these New Year's Resolutions were this simple and adorable, I'd be all over it like a cat in heat. » 1/03/13 9:30am 1/03/13 9:30am

Quit Trying To Make "Momalicious" And "Momgasm" Happen

Upon learning that someone is trying to insert "dadelor" into the English language, we have but one reaction: Make it stop. We get that all the good portmanteaus and puns seem to be taken in various corners of the Internet, but this is a bridge too far in the realm of weak punnery. » 6/14/11 4:45pm 6/14/11 4:45pm

Madonna's Boyfriend Models One Look From Every Angle

Jesus Luz nabbed the next campaign for the Argentine label Ona Saez, which counts soccer legend Diego Maradona among its past spokesmodels. The apparent theme for the shoot? All about Jesus. It's the punniest thing you'll see all week! » 8/17/09 4:00pm 8/17/09 4:00pm

Oscar Food Pun Madness Thread

The folks at Serious Eats have created a pun-filled Oscar menu, which includes dishes like "Hot Dog Millionaire," "Frosted Flakes/Nixon," and "Flan Torino." You wouldn't happen to have any food pun suggestions, now would you?[SeriousEats] » 2/22/09 4:30pm 2/22/09 4:30pm