Wednesday, December 26, 2012

December 26, 2012

       Technically speaking, being gay used to make me happy.

Top of the Heap:  Cracked 64: The Top 8 of Everything of 2012


The world didn't end on Friday, but you never know... here are some blogs with 
info on Emergency Preparedness (Thanks, Sandra!)

Nine Theories on how on (Middle) Earth the remaining Hobbit films could run three hours each


Related: A Few Tolkien-rific Facts About the Book Version of The Hobbit


The Top 30 Best New Movies of 2013  (Who VOTES on these titles?)


NASA's new Prototype Spacesuit looks vaguely familiar...


14 Best Craigslist Ads of the Apocalypse

A List of Vietnam War Casualties By City and State


The Worst Baby Name of Our Time

And, as an added plus:

"Best Of" Music Lists!
Pitchfork's Top 100 Tracks of 2012.

Rolling Stone's Top 25 Songs of 2012.
Spotify's Top 100 Most Popular Tracks of 2012.

The Ultimate 2012 Playlist. If you chose to play them all, it would take 11 hours.

21 of the grooviest songs released in 2012. 

Rolling Stone Readers' Poll: The Best Albums of 2012

UPROXX’s 10 Best Albums Of 2012.

Strictly Come Dancing About Architecture 2012. Or, in other words, the year's best music writing.
Buzzfeed's 23 Best Music Videos Of 2012.

TIME's 9 Best Music Videos of 2012.

Fartbarf, Neon Piss, and more: the year in band names 2012.

The Year in Memorable Musical Controversies.

The 25 Best Mixtapes of 2012.

The Best Country Music of 2012.

The Best Jazz Albums of 2012.

Stereogum’s Top 40 Rap Albums Of 2012.

Remembering the best classical music of 2012.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012

     War is not the answer.
     Unless the question is,
     “What’s not the answer?”

Top of the Heap:  In light of last week's tragedy - 25 Moments That Restored Our Faith in Humanity This Year (Thanks, Bodiojodi!)

Watch the Largest Glacier Break-Up Ever Caught On Film

The Other Mr. Coffee: The Story of Starbucks

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas?  Try the Amazing Crap-O-Matic Gift Generator

Hello, Sailor! The Nautical Roots of the Modern Tattoo

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

The World's Smallest Snowman

New Perfume? How about Eau de Pizza Hut?

The 25 Worst Movies of 2012 (btw - Tyler Perry made the list TWICE)

The Pope has a new Popemobile

Crazy Ways People Make Money in Today's Economy

More Handy Google Tricks (that you might not know about)

Creative Anti-Smoking Ads

A Few Things About Frank Sinatra

22 Over-the-Top Burgers  (Thanks, Jeffy!)

12 Letters That Didn't Make the Alphabet

The Lawrence Welk Show
was TV's best party - until it wasn't,89922/

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

December 11, 2012

             Wait… if the Mayans were so good at
        predicting the future, how come they died out?

Top of the Heap: 
Okay, THIS has just moved to the top of my Christmas List (Thanks, Billy!)

You know the one above this HAS to be awesome to top The Bacon Lover's Gift Guide!

The 10 Movies Most Likely to Score Oscar Nominations

At last!  The Case for Drinking As Much Coffee As You Like

How to Make Great Latkes

27 Christmas Decorations That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Mapping America's Most Embarrassing Addresses

Ever wonder What DNA Actually Looks Like?  Me neither.

The Crass Commercialism of "Jingle Bell Rock",89276/

Five Things You Should Make (Instead of Buy)

Hould We Be Telling Our Kids the Santa Lie? (Short answer: Yes)

How to Increase Your Drinking Tolerance
(So You Don't Make an Ass of Yourself at a Holiday Party)

A little extra holiday cash?  Business Sells Advertising Space on Bald Heads

17 Uncomfortable Moments Under the Mistletoe

Shemp: The Forgotten Stooge

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

December 5, 2012

                     So Kate and William are expecting a baby, huh.
                        Wouldn’t it be cool if they named it Kong?

Top of the Heap: 
How to Sell Cars - The "Tricks" of the Trade

In this week's "This-Changes-EVERYTHING" department: Bacon SHAVING CREAM!

6 Movie Plot Holes You Never Noticed Thanks to Editing

7 MORE Movie Plot Holes You Never Noticed Due to Editing

A Personal Greeting From Santa

Just What You Always Wanted:  Instant Cosby

Your home in a snow globe
- just type in your address

How Men and Women Fly Differently

75 Amazing Sports Moments You Missed This Year

Rich Man, Poor Man - the Downside to Winning the Lottery

The Clockalypse counts down the days we have left

North Korea announces they have discovered a (wait for it...) unicorn lair

"The Hobbit" - at 48 Frames per Second  (Thanks, Susie!)