Me, My Mom, and the Terminator

Terminator 2 - Sarah Connor

One of my fondest memories of my mother involves killer robots. It was early July, 1991, and by some set of circumstances I can’t recall my father and sister were not home that day. It was just me and my mom. She made me my favorite dinner (spaghetti and meatballs) and asked if there was a movie I would want to go see. I answered without hesitation: Terminator 2. Continue reading

The Best of 2014

Last year for my obligatory year-end “best of” post, I wrote about the best songs of 2013. It had been a pretty damn good year for music, so it seemed like a natural choice to focus on that. In 2014… well, I was a bit underwhelmed by most of the music that came out. Not all of it, mind you, but there just wasn’t as much great music as the year before. So to mix it up for the new year, I’m branching out a bit and writing about all of my favorite things of 2014.

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#RatBiteFever and #LSDSteak: The Hilariously Lurid Tabloid Hashtags of Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace is a human parasite. She feeds off of tragedy and human misery to boost her ratings while at the same time positioning herself as a crusader for justice. The results of her crusades speak for themselves, although plenty of other people have spoken about them, too. In short, she’s a terrible person. But terrible people often make for some pretty hilarious Twitter accounts, and Nancy Grace’s Twitter account is the crème de la crème of awfulness.

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8 Buzzfeed Lists that Prove Buzzfeed Is the Worst Thing Ever

Few websites have contributed to the dumbing down of the Internet as much as Buzzfeed. More than any other website, they’ve taken the “listicle” format to its ridiculous extremes. What’s worse: it has totally worked for them. Buzzfeed is now one of the most visited destinations on the Internet. What does this mean for humanity? Obviously its swift and terrible demise. Here are eight articles from 2013 that prove Buzzfeed is awful, just awful.

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