Funny Stuff

Inside the Comic Mind
Inside the Comic Mind

One of the roughest years of my life was the day I took to the stage to perform a comedy… >>

The Sweet (Rockin') Sound of American English
The Sweet (Rockin’) Sound of American English

It's a question I've often pondered when hearing foreigners talk in an unfamiliar tongue: What does… >>

Strange Views: Caught in Google's All-Seeing Eye
Strange Views: Caught in Google’s All-Seeing Eye

This is spooky...and fascinating: Design magazine Demilked recently featured Canadian artist Jon… >>

Digging (and Deconstructing) Dagwood
Digging (and Deconstructing) Dagwood

Even casual comic strip fans will enjoy The Comics Curmudgeon, Josh Fruhlinger's brilliant daily… >>

Lonely Rover Seeks Companion (Pref. Not A Rock)
Lonely Rover Seeks Companion (Pref. Not A Rock)

Life seems easy for NASA's Curiosity Rover. After landing on Mars on August 6, 2012, it… >>

Lowbrow Goes Highbrow in 'Fake Criterions'
Lowbrow Goes Highbrow in ‘Fake Criterions’

Most movie dorks are doubtless quite familiar with The Criterion Collection, "a continuing series… >>

Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis
Squeaky Door Sounds Like Miles Davis

Jazz artists study sheet music, expand on techniques and fine-tune their sound for years to… >>

Must Read: Derek Jeter's (Fake) Diary
Must Read: Derek Jeter’s (Fake) Diary

You don't have to be a fan of the New York Yankees to appreciate writer Mark Lisanti's brilliant… >>

Saving the Sounds of the Past
Saving the Sounds of the Past

As a kid, I spent a lot of time with a Speak & Spell in my lap (though you might not know it… >>

Throwback Thursday: The Worst (Or Best) '90s Music
Throwback Thursday: The Worst (Or Best) ’90s Music

The crown jewels of the 90s: Scrunchies, Spice Girl lollipops, and Tamagotchis, to name a few. And… >>