Last summer, I wrote about 11 Pairs of Classic Movies That Were Surprisingly Released on the Same Day ('80-'84) and '85-'89. Today I'm jumping into the first half of the 1990s for 11 more. Researching these lists are an exercise in 20-20 hindsight, since, in most
I received a message last week and I thought I'd respond to it in this public forum. Which easily beats my usual strategy of forgetting to respond at all. I was waiting to get an iPad until Apple announced the next generation. They just did [ed.
Today is Opening Day in baseball. Well, sort of. There were games yesterday, so it was Opening Day, but today is too. And I suppose that's fine, since nothing happens when it's supposed to happen anymore: The Fall Classic now goes deep into winter, March Madness wraps up in
I recently saw an article about a "grammar vigilante" in the U.K. This person goes around in the middle of the night fixing grammar, punctuation and usage errors on signs. (Think: A sign with a misplaced apostrophe or comically misused quotation marks.) Well... you know that
This past weekend, Starbucks sold a limited-edition drink called the Unicorn Frappuccino. I'm sure you heard about it. It enveloped social media in a veritable explosion of swirly pink and blue. It had line-out-the-door sales -- although, by virtually all reports*, it tasted gross. But that
Last summer, I became a statistic. As a new TV cord cutter, my decision was, and will continue to be, be cited in a limitless number of articles. But we didn't do it because it was trendy, we did it because it finally made sense. My wife and I
My wife often makes fun of me because I have a vision of us, one day in the future, going to Disneyland with our entire family wearing matching outfits. Look, now that I'm a parent, I'm all in on corniness. I've been trying to be hip (with severely mixed
I'm a list guy. After (coming up on) nine years of doing a website that's almost entirely lists, I think I've earned that distinction. So I present songs that are list-based not to bury them but to praise them. List songs are cool. It's a beautiful and rare paradox
These designs tell the story of how we got to the accessories-crazed fashion industry we have today It's become trendy for designer brands to emphasize their histories and heritages in an attempt to add value to their products and convince consumers that their prices
I was recently reading about the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's latest video game console that follows the same pattern of all of its recent console releases (one generation of technology behind; based around at least one major gimmick; online play clearly unimportant; leaning heavily on exclusive titles to generate sales).