Archive for May, 2011

If you are a proud member of the Tea Party (or currently standing in a room with more than three American flags on display), it’s vital to the security of this nation that you print out a copy of this page—immediately—and write the word “important” across the top, because in 10 minutes you won’t remember […]

If we have learned anything from Harold Camping’s prediction that the world would end on May 21st, it’s that if you’re going to prophesize a specific date for the rapture, don’t pick the weekend before Oprah’s final show. God may work in mysterious ways, but he’s not crazy enough to mess with Oprah. You piss […]

In our busy lives, sometimes it’s just too difficult to stay on top of all the YouTube videos, celebrity gossip and political catchphrases that are currently shaping the American mindscape. But never fear, as The Pop Culture Reference Guide is an ever-evolving dictionary that will help you stay on top of all the contemporary minutia […]

A few summer’s back, I visited my friend Patrick’s house while it was under construction. The house was a slowly evolving project (building was done in multiple phases over the course of 24 months), and as I stepped onto his back porch, the house was finally reaching its completion. Two men were straddling small scaffolds, […]