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China Is Pretty Much the World's Biggest Little Mermaid Fan

So China — as in, the People’s Republic of — is really into the Little Mermaid, and not that saccharine Disney cartoon we feed our tumescent American children. The Hans Christian Andersen fairytale is apparently a huge deal in China, so much so that Denmark has been able to establish a strong diplomatic relationship… » 8/25/13 3:00pm 8/25/13 3:00pm

Kansas Residents Disapprove of ‘Sexting’ Statue

After a group of Chinese artists donated (probably, in retrospect, for a good laugh) a sculpture of a headless, jointless woman taking a picture of her exposed breasts called "Accept or Reject" to the Overland Park Arboretum in Kansas, residents in the area expressed all of the feelings. The statue was obscene! It… » 9/07/12 10:00am 9/07/12 10:00am

One Dummy Ruins Boston's KONY Poster Party for Everyone

Most of America (save for the always righteous Pacific Northwest) totally fell down on the job when it came to plastering their cities with KONY-related materials for Invisible Children's "Cover the Night" event this weekend. But it appears Boston may have taken the mission to heart. A tipster reports that the city… » 4/24/12 11:15pm 4/24/12 11:15pm

Missouri Stupidly Decides to Create Rush Limbaugh Shrine in the State…

Over the past few days, there have been many, many suggestions thrown around about what kinds of things should be done to Rush Limbaugh. But among the many creative ways which people have devised to properly shame and humiliate him, no one has thought of something as brilliant as what Missouri House Speaker Steve… » 3/06/12 9:30am 3/06/12 9:30am

Schwarzenegger Commemorates Epic Narcissism With Statue Of Himself

On Friday Arnold Schwarzenegger unveiled one of three self-commissioned bronze statues of his muscly, Speedo-clad body at his childhood home turned museum in Thal, Austria. While this photo of Arnold caressing his shiny metal ass may look like one of the most outrageous celebrity moments ever, social scientists tell » 10/09/11 8:02pm 10/09/11 8:02pm