Monthly Archives: April 2011

God’s Gift is playing basketball for St. John’s. LITERALLY.

Move over Gwyneth. You have been outdone by the Achiuwa family’s preeetty aggressive stance in the baby naming department: their son, talented 6-foot-9 power forward God’s Gift Achiuwa, is quickly being nicknamed “Gift” by St. John’s coach Steve Lavin who will … Continue reading

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Free Yale education: thank you Internet!

Yale offers (since 2008 – whoops) video of many of their core course lectures for free online at YouTube! Not only that, but complementary syllabi, transcripts, and other resources are available as well through their “Open Yale Courses” program website. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, predictable movies have unpredictably good music.

Case-in-point: Matthew McConaughey lawyer movie A Time To Kill Lincoln Lawyer has 107 Degrees by Citizen Cope on its soundtrack.

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Uuuugh: when your fancy car breaks down, you have to accept a ride from that paparazzo you hate.

If you are Hugh Grant. When I broke down in my midlife crisis car in remotest Kent just before Christmas, a battered white van pulled up on the far carriageway. To help, I thought. But when the driver got out … Continue reading

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Um yeah. This is definitely wrong.

We get it. You want to go on a date. But, like, with someone attractive. You have ‘high standards.’ And you know, you are willing to pay them to go on a date on account of how ‘generous’ you are. … Continue reading

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Everyone needs Spanx.

Does your entire gross body that you live in need a ‘super duper’ compression bodysuit? You need Spanx. Is that baby you are carrying in your belly making you look preggers fat? You need Spanx. Are you a trim 15 … Continue reading

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Music is Magic. Zola Jesus.

“I Can’t Stand” by Zola Jesus

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