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On The 10 Scariest Sentences in This New York Times Story About Ants

Did anyone else have to read "Leiningen versus the Ants" in junior high? Do you still think of that story when you see a monstrous ant hill? How one day your yard will collapse due to the millions of ant tunnels beneath it and you'll die a horrible ant-eaten death? No? Just me then. http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/lvta.html

Posted on December 7, 2013 at 12:15 pm 0

On Let's Revisit All of Now That's What I Call Music! Vol. 1

I love how the "What is the think piece that was blessedly not written about it?" titles sound like many sub-par pop culture papers I've sat through at conferences.

Posted on August 20, 2013 at 6:24 pm 0

On Deadly Combinations of Male Fashion and Behavior

@yrouttasight Let's add "I'm just sayin'" to the list of lazy phrases that make our skin crawl.

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 4:27 pm 0

On Nice to Meet You, Internet

@fondue with cheddar OHMYGOD FASHION PLATES!

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 4:17 pm 0

On Elysium Is a Great Movie If You Imagine a Golden Retriever Directed It

Matt Damon holds no attraction for me. I saw this movie mainly for what I knew would be 15 minutes of Diego Luna. That's what I got. How does he look gorgeous with weird, uneven pigtails? But he does. And then [spoiler] his character died. Alas.

Posted on August 17, 2013 at 4:10 pm 0

On Ballerina Problems

I don't like this one. It makes me sad. Maybe that's the point?
I do like that the first sticker has the same arm-creeps-up-to-keep-up-with-the-leg-in-arabesque problem I have.

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:29 pm 1

On Just Your Average Barbie

I discovered pretty quickly that Jem's clothing and shoes fit Ken (and my brother's throw-back GI Joes). Drag Queen Ken is the best game.

Posted on July 5, 2013 at 4:59 pm 0

On United States of Awesome

This is true, perfect, and depressing.

Posted on July 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm 2

On A Guide to Eating Very Particular Feelings

@Azaz the Unabridged And now that track plays over this whole page. Everything on it. And it's perfect. (But the whole version of the song, the one that rips your heart out)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfi1UQ_PKQI

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 9:33 pm 0

On A Guide to Eating Very Particular Feelings

@iceberg This is perfect. But when you get through the chocolate, you switch to red wine and cold tater tots. Because that's the food of sadness.

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 9:27 pm 1