Tonight We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 2099
Apr26

Tonight We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 2099

In honor of the recent passing of Prince, I’ve written an updated version of his classic song “1999”:   I was waist deep in flood water when I wrote this only yesterday. It dawned on me that maybe this was gonna be our final day. The sea level is risin’ everybody make for higher ground. Then let’s kick it and get trippy while we all just party down.   Say say three thousand zero zero party’s over oops,...

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The Test of Time: A Random Sunday ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comic Strip
Mar27

The Test of Time: A Random Sunday ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comic Strip

Calvin and Hobbes is the stuff of legend. It’s widely viewed as one of the greatest comic strips of all time and the books (which are just collections of strips) have sold over 45 million copies. For comparison, the 58 Curious George books have sold 27 million copies in their history. In short, Calvin and Hobbes is beloved. But does it hold up? The strip was written between 1985 and 1995, at which point Bill Watterson decided he...

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8 Obsolete Technologies My Rich Roommate Trent Swears Are Making a Comeback
Mar26

8 Obsolete Technologies My Rich Roommate Trent Swears Are Making a Comeback

Since the vinyl resurgence of the early 2000’s, people have been curious to see which obsolete technology would become cool again, so I sat down with my rich roommate Trent, a man who always has his finger on the pulse of what is hip because he has the money to buy whatever he wants. Here is his list: Eight-Tracks Look Trent, not every archaic music format is going to be vinyl. Eight-tracks were discontinued because they...

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Excellent Rap Lyrics, Volume XXII: Young Jeezy’s Bizarre, Concerning Obsession With Vegetables
Mar13

Excellent Rap Lyrics, Volume XXII: Young Jeezy’s Bizarre, Concerning Obsession With Vegetables

Young Jeezy’s “Put On” has been a staple of sports hype videos for years, and it remains a popular song for when you need to be sufficiently pumped up, ESPECIALLY when you’re ready to put on for your city. But for all of its bravado and chest-puffing, there’s something odd in Jeezy’s second verse regarding his relationship with vegetables: Pocket full of celery, imagine what she tellin’ me...

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A Look Back at the Most Shocking Gaffes in Oscars History
Mar03

A Look Back at the Most Shocking Gaffes in Oscars History

The much-publicized snafu with the Best Picture award at last Sunday’s Oscars is grabbing headlines and inspiring groans from coast to coast. But it’s hardly the first time that this huge, complex ceremony has suffered a mix-up of those proportions. Let’s take a look back at some other notable gaffes from Oscars past: 1934: Presenter Irving S. Cobb, having somehow lost the envelope to the Best Adapted Screenplay category, simply...

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Bill Paxton Was the King of Rewatchable Movies
Feb27

Bill Paxton Was the King of Rewatchable Movies

You know that feeling when you’re sitting on the couch, flipping through the channels on a Saturday afternoon/early evening with nowhere to be, and you come across a movie on cable that makes you think, “YEAH BABY, THIS IS THE ONE. MY NIGHT IS READY”? You’ve seen that movie hundreds, maybe thousands, of times, but it doesn’t matter. Every time it comes on, no matter what part it’s on, you’re...

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