The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

The most epic and hilarious Crime Stoppers in history

Why is this so funny and perfect? Let’s take it apart and see why it sings. 1) The sheriff deputy is from central casting. If there’s a factory where Hollywood … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Just a man and his wombat

What’s a wombat? I HAVE NO IDEA. Looks like some kind of mythical beast, an extra from some Peter Jackson film. But it’s cool, and apparently friendly. Greatest Hits, Vol. 2: … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

DECAY, a zombie movie made by real scientists

Not just any old scientists playing with beakers in the lab or whatever. No. Brilliant boffins who work at the world’s greatest superconducting super-collider made this zombie movie, using the creepy … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 5 Comments

Is journalism dead?

By Alex Corey Contributing Editor Every day, you see stories wailing about the death of journalism, about newspapers shedding jobs or closing their doors. So is journalism dead? Or is it … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

5 ways to make blog posts GO ALL VIRAL

There is no guaranteed method, no secret way, to make a blog post that causes the Series of Tubes to explode. Anybody who says otherwise is a lying liar full … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 10 Comments

Skydive from space — with Legos

It takes guts, monies and sponsors to float 25 miles into space and break the sound barrier skydiving down — then not going splat like the coyote in a Road … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Say hi to HELLO by Karmin

Did you hear this song and swear it was Nicki the Minaj? I did. There aren’t many singers who can talk faster than the speed of light. For a pop … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment