Adorable: This Town Elected a 10-Year-Old Mayor and He Fired All the Union Sanitation Workers
Feb20

Adorable: This Town Elected a 10-Year-Old Mayor and He Fired All the Union Sanitation Workers

The town of Springsburg, Wisconsin gave a big job to one of its littlest citizens in last November’s elections, choosing 10-year-old Nathan Brooks as its mayor. Brooks, a fifth-grader, may be young but he’s wasted no time proving he means business. On January 31, shortly after taking office, he fired all of the town’s union sanitation workers. “This community stands at the brink of fiscal ruin thanks to unsustainable pension...

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5 Reasons Why You Just HAVE to Watch the Golden Globes
Jan08

5 Reasons Why You Just HAVE to Watch the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are on tonight, and you’ve just gotta tune in! Here are five reasons why: 1) It’s pretty simple, really. If you don’t watch every second of this self-indulgent Hollywood circle jerk, you’re going to die. That’s not just us being hyperbolic. It’s actually going to happen. Don’t ask how we know this, but we do. We’ve never steered you in the wrong direction before, so why...

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10 Fun Facts You NEVER Knew About ‘Home Improvement’
Dec08

10 Fun Facts You NEVER Knew About ‘Home Improvement’

When you talk about the great sitcoms of the ’90s, you can’t forget Home Improvement. The family comedy was a highly rated staple for years, thanks to Tim Allen’s relatable gruff character and the hijinks that ensued with his family. And for a show that lasted eight seasons, you can bet there is a ton of trivia about its production. And even if you’re a die-hard fan, there is still a TON of trivia you never...

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I Didn’t Know All You Had to Do to Scare People Was Be a Clown
Nov06

I Didn’t Know All You Had to Do to Scare People Was Be a Clown

As a professional monster, I take pride in my appearance. I make sure my nails are free of dirt and the splattered blood on my fitted suit is fresh, all in the hopes of coming home from a hard night at work safe in the knowledge that I’ve struck fear into a handful of hearts. Three hearts, to be exact. I’ve measured. Imagine my surprise to wake up one night to find that the source of a nation’s collective traumatization is a clown. A...

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10 Chicago Cubs Curses You Never Knew Existed
Oct26

10 Chicago Cubs Curses You Never Knew Existed

Sure, you know about the billy goat and Steve Bartman. But the Chicago Cubs haven’t won a World Series in 108 years; you had to know there were a bunch of other curses placed on the team and its fans throughout the years. Oh, you didn’t? Then you better start reading. Here are ten Chicago Cubs curses you didn’t know about: The Curse of Harry Caray Following Harry Caray’s death in 1998, all burgers within...

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5 Desserts So Sinful Alabama is Currently Drafting Legislation Against Them
Oct13

5 Desserts So Sinful Alabama is Currently Drafting Legislation Against Them

Classic Crème Brûlée The firm crust and soft, warm center of this delectable crème brûlée from the Gourdine Bistro has made a lot of Birmingham residents uncomfortable, and for good reason. Stop by some afternoon and slide a spoon inside to understand the controversy firsthand – but you better hurry. Proposition 206 gets voted on in November!   Cannoli With Chocolate Shavings and Black Cherries Selma’s famed...

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