A faint indication of the badassness to come.October 4, 1957: a dark day for America, the day the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite ever to orbit Earth. It was the first milestone of the USA vs. USSR space race, and we totally blew it. But we didn't let it get us d ... More >>
Something about the name "The Kind Room" was subtle yet distinctively attractive, and the place has always stood out for that alone among the dozens of other shops along Broadway Broadsterdam's main drag of dispensaries. Yes, I know, the name of an MMC is hardly a reason to visit the place, b ... More >>
Snooki makes all her booty calls on the duck phoneNothing like a flat bang of an episode opening--finally, Snooki has gotten hers (well, again.) But as soon as this dude is in, he's out--he won't cuddle. After Snooki tells him to head out, she gets on the duck phone to call up an old flame. Meanw ... More >>
This is not what happens.For nearly as many years as the old jump-slide-across-the-hood trick has been a part of the lore of buddy-cop movies and The Dukes of Hazzard alike, the old try-to-jump-over-something-and-fall trick has been a time-honored gag in failure caught on video. But that does ... More >>
Role model?Police impersonators tend to be delusional types. Remember the Colorado Springs man who tried to pull people over in a 1995 Cadillac equipped with a white strobe light? He'd likely identify with the mustached man who patted down and cuffed a bystander at a Colfax bus stop while cla ... More >>
TV theme songs have gotten a little more hip in recent years -- from Cake lending "Short Skirt, Long Jacket" to Chuck to Lazlo Bane doing "I'm no Superman" for Scrubs, to any of the seasonal iterations of Tom Waits' "Way Down in the Hole" on The Wire.
But there was a time -- it still happens ... More >>