Saturday Night Social: Happy Barack Obama Day to Everyone, Trolls and All 

Perhaps you’ve noticed all over the internet today that it’s Barack Obama’s birthday, which, in the state of Illinois, is officially “Barack Obama Day” [excuse me while I sob], a day to reaffirm human capacity for empathy and the viability of healthy long-term relationships (just guessing). This prophetic 2006 Oprah…

Saturday Night Social: What Is the Cat to Live in, if Not a Small Indoor Mansion

I’ve been watching a lot of Queer Eye lately and naturally reflecting on the humble Brooklyn apartment which I co-habitate with three people and a cat. I do not own the cat, and like the typical (and IMO ideal) urban roommate setup, we don’t hang out too much, we stick to our own dishes and share an acceptable level…

Saturday Night Social: Competition Is Fierce for This Year's 'World's Ugliest Dog' Pageant 

After hours of idly scrolling through the perfectly symmetrical unblemished butts of Instagram in search of content, the slideshow of World’s Ugliest Dog 2018 contestants revives the spirit and fills the heart with joy. Tonight the tastemakers of the Sonoma-Marin Fair in California will crown a winner, but really, all…

Saturday Night Social: Scientists May Find Loch Ness Monster Pee, the Pee of Legend and Dreams

Starting next month, a group of scientists embarks on a “DNA hunt” into the Loch Ness body of water to retrieve “an extraordinary amount of new knowledge” about “organisms that inhabit Loch Ness.” They have kindly given the project a hook for visionaries such as myself, which is: THE HUNT FOR THE LOCH NESS MONSTER.

Saturday Night Social: Tactless Hero Bear Ate All the Cupcakes

A Jersey bear unrefined in the subtleties of classy eating–he’s from Jersey–smashed into a baker’s car at approx. 2 AM on Thursday morning, ate 24 cupcakes, and left a big huge bear-shaped paw print behind, conveying a clear message to the cupcakes’ owner: “EYYYYY GOTTA PROBLEM BUDDY???” reports.