Here's a Guy Preaching About Unicorns for an Hour

Here is a dude who looks eerily like Matthew Fox preaching a very serious sermon about unicorns. It goes on for almost an hour and rambles through several topics including why you shouldn't marry an "unbeliever" and whether homeschooling is legal in Switzerland. » 3/21/14 7:10pm 3/21/14 7:10pm

Beware, Artists: Lisa Frank Is Hiring

If you love unicorns and questionable labor practices, then you'll be happy to know that Lisa Frank, Inc. has a position open in its art department. » 1/03/14 12:50pm 1/03/14 12:50pm

Inside the Rainbow Gulag: The Technicolor Rise and Fall of Lisa Frank

To her fans, Lisa Frank is almost as mythical a figure as her beloved unicorn. For women in their twenties, thirties, and forties, Frank's name alone conjures up a specter of koala bears clinging to rainbow-flavored ice-cream cones, neon tiger cubs frolicking with surfing penguins, and, of course, majestic unicorns… » 12/12/13 3:10pm 12/12/13 3:10pm

Sasha Obama Causes Nationwide Unicorn Sweater Shortage

On Sunday, Sasha Obama wore a sweater with a unicorn on it to a basketball game. By Thursday, unicorn sweaters had gone extinct. (Is "extinct" the word for a sweater selling out? Maybe it should be.) » 11/21/13 2:30pm 11/21/13 2:30pm

The bizarre history of our obsession with unicorns

Everyone's favorite sparkly Internet meme has a long and strangely scientific history – naturalists and scholars have been obsessing over unicorns for over 2000 years. What turned a scientific curiosity of the year 398 BCE into a virgin-loving Christian symbol? » 11/19/13 4:29pm 11/19/13 4:29pm

Adorably Terrifying Unicorn Exhibit Invades the L.A. Zoo

I'm not sure what I would do if I saw this thing running at me — either punch it or hug it. Mothers, hold your children a little closer tonight. » 10/18/13 10:25am 10/18/13 10:25am

No Unicorns Were Harmed in Making This Craigslist Couch (Probably)

The epic Craigslist ad is quickly becoming the impoverished modern equivalent of the epic poem, and it’s really just a matter of time until some enterprising literary critic launches the Craigslist Ad Quarterly, and the charm of a half-crazed, over-reaching attempt to get rid of a couch “woven entirely from Unicorn… » 9/02/13 1:10pm 9/02/13 1:10pm

This Cat with a Unicorn Horn Hates You and Every Other Human

Poor Spyke the cat! Tortured in the name of advertising some ridiculous inflatable fake unicorn horns. You will all pay for this. » 1/23/13 2:30pm 1/23/13 2:30pm

Unicorn Lair Discovered in North Korea, Says North Korea [Updated]

Well, it looks like we finally found the intersection on the Venn diagram for North Korea and tween girls from the 1970s. Both, as it turns out, are super into unicorns. And making things up. » 12/03/12 11:00am 12/03/12 11:00am

Does Ke$ha Know Something We Don't?

Ke$ha is confusing. When I first heard "Tik Tok," I thought it was a joke. An unfunny morning radio jingle, in which a white girl was "rapping." When I realized it was an actual song, I was incredulous — is this what people like now? I was bewildered by the human race. A year ago, I wrote the words, "her music is… » 4/14/11 5:50pm 4/14/11 5:50pm

Sarah Silverman's Emotional Make-Out With A Unicorn

Funny little girls raised on Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers become hilarious women who dream of pianos made of clouds. Who cares that it's a commercial? It's got pathos! » 4/05/11 6:23pm 4/05/11 6:23pm

3 Important Things To Note About Lady Gaga's New Album

On New Year's Day, Lady Gaga Tweeted that her new song will be out on February 13, and her new album will drop on May 23. She also offered a picture, from which we can glean some vital information. » 1/03/11 5:09pm 1/03/11 5:09pm

The Extinction Of Unicorns: The Year In Fantasy-Book Covers

Every year we do a survey of cover art elements for the top fantasy novels published in the previous year. After the jump, some observations on the data, including analysis of the decline in castles and the extinction of unicorns. » 8/18/10 6:21pm 8/18/10 6:21pm

55 Bad Unicorn Tattoos

Every single one is terrible in its own way — the "White Power" ass-piece is truly tasteless — but the "Hustlin'" 'corn, seen here, is a personal fave. [Damn Cool Pics] » 5/21/10 10:20am 5/21/10 10:20am

All Of Lisa Frank's Nightmares Are Coming True

In a world where ponies run free on rainbows, spreading joy and sunshine wherever they go, there's only one creature who dares to rain on the pretty pony parade: Unicorn, Destroyer Of Ponies. It's time to get magically vicious! [BoingBoing] » 11/15/09 3:40pm 11/15/09 3:40pm

Two Writers Make Sex After Forty Sound Pretty Good

Two new books — Kate Christensen's Trouble and Gloria Vanderbilt's Obsession: An Erotic Tale — handily refute claims that women can't write about sex, or that age is an impediment to eroticism. » 6/18/09 1:00pm 6/18/09 1:00pm