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By Jeff_AlexanderMarch 3, 2009
Are you a serious gamer? Like, really, really serious? Well, we know how to fix that. It's a website called Videogamey, which pokes fun at some aspect of virtually every game and platform you can think of. Regularly updated with hilarious encyclopedia-style entries by... More  →

How To Build a Dollhouse

By Jeff_AlexanderMarch 3, 2009
Joss Whedon sometimes seems like a TV wizard, but after having seen the pilot of his new series Dollhouse, it’s apparent to us that when he mixes up his televisual concoctions, he uses recipes just like anyone else. And we’ve proved it by reverse-engineering how... More  →

Mario Lopez Tribute!

By Katie_RolnickMarch 3, 2009
Oh, Mario, it's been eons since your days as A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell, but you've lost none of your unique cheeseball charm. It must be those dimples. They make it impossible for anyone, including yourself, to take you seriously. Imagine Mario Lopez playing Iago in... More  →

Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock

By Jeff_AlexanderMarch 3, 2009
If the early seasons of B*G had a post-9/11, enemies-among-us feel, the latest episodes are turning into something like diversity training. It seems long ago that everyone was wondering who the Cylon sleeper agents might be--this was before anyone knew that the deck chief, the XO, and... More  →

Liveblogging an Hour of MTV's "Music Television"

By Chris_DikenMarch 2, 2009
Everyone knows that MTV gave up on music videos a looong time ago. The channel that once premiered masterpieces including the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” and Radiohead’s “Just” now specializes in educational programming such as Sex…With Mom and Dad and the always-life-affirming... More  →

The Death of Textbooks

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 2, 2009
Across the country, school districts are wising up and realizing it's not necessary for students to lug home heavy books just to do homework. Thanks to the mighty internet, homework is moving into the digital age—and all over the world, textbook printers are terrified. While... More  →

We Don't Need No Ejucashun

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 2, 2009
In his Not-the-State-of-the-Union-But-Kind-of-Like-It Address last week, President Obama called for every American to go to college. Some people think that’s a bad idea. Like Richard Vedder. Makes sense. He’s a college professor. And a member of the Commission on Higher Education, which was... More  →

Tiffany Totally Eats Ham

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 2, 2009
Hiiiiiiii! Ohmagawd, you guys! It's me, Tiffany Thongbiscuit! You thought I was gone, didn't you? Well, I'm NOT. I always come back! Alwaaaays. It's one of my most specialest qualities! When I was a little kid, my parents would play this awesome game where... More  →

Sleep in Class (Without Getting Caught)

By Emily WinterMarch 2, 2009
You spoke (or, uh, typed) and we listened: A while back, we posted about how to stay awake in class. Turns out we were a liiiiiiittle bit off base. We'd like to take this opportunity to give a shoutout to SparkNotes commenter... More  →

Decorating with West Elm: The Painter, The Baker, and the Moped Speed Racer

By Kathryn_WilliamsMarch 2, 2009
We’re all on a budget these days. (If you’re not, then you’re rich enough that you’re about to be, suckah.) So when it comes time to liven up your bedroom or dorm room, you probably aren’t prepared to take on extra after school... More  →