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From Russia with PAIN: Girl Beats Up Cell-Phone Thief

By Dave ArgentarJuly 31, 2013
If you want to see a chick with mad ninja skills beat the ever-loving snot out of criminals, evil-doers and scumbags, you can hang on for a couple of weeks until Kick-Ass 2 hits theaters. But if you can’t wait until then to get your ... More  →
From Russia with PAIN: Girl Beats Up Cell-Phone Thief

"Head Games, Constant Head Games": The Story of a Nightmare Coach

By Dave ArgentarJuly 26, 2013
Beckie Francis was fired last month as the coach of the Oakland (Mich.) University women’s basketball team, but it wasn’t because of her win/loss record or NCAA rules violations. As USA Today reported last week, she was terminated because of an astonishing and disturbing reign ... More  →

Real or Fake?: Blues Names Edition

By Dave ArgentarJuly 19, 2013
One of the great things about being a blues musician, in addition to getting paid to tell people how much your life blows, is that you often wind up with a cool nickname. Without any blues clues from us, see if you can tell which ... More  →
Real or Fake?: Blues Names Edition

`MURICA! The Future of Star-Spangled Awesomeness

By Dave ArgentarJuly 3, 2013
When T-Jeff wrote the Declaration of Independence, he likely didn't envision that Americans’ “pursuit of happiness” would include putting a burger in the middle of a donut, deep-frying anything that isn't nailed down, and painting presidents riding grizzly bears while brandishing automatic weapons. But this ... More  →
`MURICA! The Future of Star-Spangled Awesomeness

New Mashup Words for Summer

By Dave ArgentarJune 19, 2013
While we certainly have it better than the Germans in terms of word mashups (“Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung” is their word for "speed limit"? Seriously?), we can’t rest on our laurels. Try these brand new words out while you’re “unwindulaxin’” this summer: “Smud.” You’re cruisin’ down the beach and ... More  →
New Mashup Words for Summer

7 Options for Your New Catchphrase

By Dave ArgentarJune 5, 2013
For many of the world’s great characters, and maybe some of your friends, their catchphrase is one of their most memorable and defining traits. Where would Homer Simpson be without his “D’oh!”? Would our favorite angry green giant be as awesome without “Hulk SMASH!”? Would ... More  →
7 Options for Your New Catchphrase

7 Things to Write in Your Father's Day Card

By Dave ArgentarJune 3, 2013
Father’s Day was easy when you were a little kid. Anything you said to pops or scribbled in crayon on the card you made for him was gonna be cool. All you needed to do was write “Best Dad” or “I luv yu mor than ... More  →
7 Things to Write in Your Father's Day Card

Giving a Graduation Speech? Here Are 7 Handy Lines.

By Dave ArgentarMay 17, 2013
So, you’re the unlucky member of the Class of 2013 who’s giving the big speech at your H.S. graduation.  Maybe you’re a valedictorian, maybe you won a competition, maybe you were the last one to yell “Not it!” at the last assembly. Regardless, all eyes ... More  →
Giving a Graduation Speech? Here Are 7 Handy Lines.

An Update on the 16-Year-Old Who Was Arrested Over a Science Experiment

By Dave ArgentarMay 13, 2013
You may have heard the sad tale of Florida high school student Kiera Wilmot, who is facing hardcore consequences—she was expelled from school and faces criminal charges—for what most everyone agrees was an innocent mistake arising out of her scientific curiosity. Seems that on April 22, ... More  →
An Update on the 16-Year-Old Who Was Arrested Over a Science Experiment