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DIY Summer Fun: With Water Edition!

By Bo LarkinJune 20, 2014
As long as Choco Tacos and Pop Rocks are a thing, who can afford anything else in the summer? Lucky the best things in life summer are free. Here's how to make your own fun on a hot day: JUST ADD WATER. Slip 'n' Slide The first ... More  →
DIY Summer Fun: With Water Edition!

The 10 Stages of Starting a Rock Band

By Bo LarkinJune 12, 2014
Ever dreamt of rock-star success, complete with album covers featuring a brick wall, screaming groupies, and a sensitive unplugged album? Beware, future music ninjas! Your imminent success will bring with it many burdens, that you must endure with the stoicism and indifferen More  →
The 10 Stages of Starting a Rock Band

Our Hidden Neuroses, According to Auto-Complete

By Bo LarkinJune 9, 2014
If you want to take humanity's pulse, there's no better way than to duck into Google Search and do a little prospecting. There you will find all of mankind's neuroses laid bare, plus stuff about aliens. Here is what Google auto-completes say about society! More  →
Our Hidden Neuroses, According to Auto-Complete

Crazy Prom Invites From Across the Interwebs

By Bo LarkinMay 15, 2014
Thanks to the interwebs, you know exactly what you’re up against when trying to think of some crazy way to ask your crush to prom. Here are 5 crazy-impressive ways 5 crazy kids got their prom on. Spoiler alert: nobody did it by writing "YOU ... More  →
Crazy Prom Invites From Across the Interwebs

C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay

By Bo LarkinApril 29, 2014
This year’s C2E2 featured the premier of the most prestigious[1] costume contest in the United States, The Crown Championships of Cosplay. Emceed by a man known only as Ruben, but admitted to once being a contestant on Nick Arcade, and with DJ Eliot spinning video game and More  →
C2E2 Crown Championships of Cosplay

The Art of Recovering from an Embarrassing Situation Like a Boss

By Bo LarkinApril 29, 2014
As long as there are birthday cakes to fall into and farting chairs to sit down on, public embarrassment is something all of us will have to endure, periodically, forever. Sorry, that’s life. Rather than running away crying (and further embarrassing yourself!), here are so More  →
The Art of Recovering from an Embarrassing Situation Like a Boss

We Attended Quidditch 101 at C2E2

By Bo LarkinApril 29, 2014
As we wandered aimlessly through the immense main floor of C2E2, we heard an someone mention a Quidditch 101 class going on in the building. Like Pavlov’s dog we dutifully dropped everything we were doing and meandered panicked and aimlessly through the vast building, importuning ... More  →
We Attended Quidditch 101 at C2E2

This Guy WINS C2E2 With His Amazing Ghostbusters Video!

By Bo LarkinApril 29, 2014
Our very own Bo Larkin went to the gigantic pop-culture extravaganza known as C2E2, and while he was there, he saw many things. But the saw-ingest thing he... saw (we're sticking with that) was THIS GUY who did a DEAD ON Louis (Rick Moranis) from ... More  →
This Guy WINS C2E2 With His Amazing Ghostbusters Video!

We Went to C2E2 and All We Got Was This AMAZING SLIDESHOW!

By Bo LarkinApril 28, 2014
Normally when you see the Ghostbusters comparing notes with Batman, Boba Fett eating lunch with Cookie Monster, and you swear Deadpool just stepped into TARDIS, we would say you are experiencing hallucinations related to hypernerdementia. That is unless you happen to be here More  →
We Went to C2E2 and All We Got Was This AMAZING SLIDESHOW!

George Bush Artwork That Didn't Make the Big Show

By Bo LarkinApril 24, 2014
Recently former president George W. Bush displayed some of his artwork in an exhibit called “The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy,” featuring many of the world leaders Mr. Bush met during his presidency. But in recent years, his post–White House More  →
George Bush Artwork That Didn't Make the Big Show
About the Author
Bo Larkin

Based out of Chicago, Bo Larkin, aka Bryan Albert, makes a living as a writer and musician. Bryan comprises half of the cabaret/art song duo "Lovers' Quarrel" and is a guitar teacher and ensemble coach at Sherwood at Columbia College and Southport Performing Arts Conservatory. Check him out at Chicagoguitarist.com and @bogitano

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