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Open Thread for August 31

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 31, 2010
You know when you're vaguely creeped-out by something, but you can't stop laughing about it? Yeah, that's sort of what's happening to us right now, thanks to this photo submitted by beagle48644, who said: My sister likes to play with barbies.  And what makes... More  →
Open Thread for August 31

Cute Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 30, 2010
This little fella, photographed by noisettepancake, is so cute that we just want to EAT HIM UP. But we mean that in a completely non-creepy way. Sort of. Maybe not, though. It's hard to say. Help us clarify our feelings by writing us... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

Open Thread for August 30

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 30, 2010
Though we would NEVER condone the wasting of a perfectly good marshmallow, we gotta say, Dont_panic__42: if you don't wanna eat 'em, building small towers with 'em seems like a pretty good alternative. Have you considered a career in cereal architecture?... More  →
Open Thread for August 30

Open Thread for August 29

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 29, 2010
porque_esto_es_africa sent in this pic with the following caption: Alright, so the other day my dog tried to get the last treat out of the jar. Enough said. Uhhh, "enough said"? NOT QUITE. There seems to be one burning question left unanswered by your brief... More  →
Open Thread for August 29

Open Thread for August 28

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 28, 2010
Sparkler/sandwich artist kaileyjo took a summer pottery class and produced this miracle of modern science: a clay BLT. Is it an artistic triumph worthy of a permanent spot in the Louvre? Uh, YES.... More  →
Open Thread for August 28

The Friday Awards

By Emily WinterAugust 27, 2010
ATTENTION, EVERYONE! Attention Sparklers, and manklers, and frogs! Attention Boo Radley, Aunt Lena, and hogs! And yayers and nayers, and creepy soothsayers, and flies on the wall, and slugs in the hall, and pandas and grandmas, and kittens the size of spotted brown dogs!!! More  →
The Friday Awards

Open Thread for August 27

By Emily WinterAugust 27, 2010
Dont_panic__42 tricked us groggyhead editors on this autumn-y Friday morning! *stomps feet and swigs coffee* She said... LOOK!!! I took a picture of my shadow!!!  Just kidding! but I did really climb to the top of this to get this picture. and it was... More  →
Open Thread for August 27

Open Thread for August 26

By Emily WinterAugust 26, 2010
Nomsicles, on ice! We realize that makes no sense, but it's so fun to say. gravity no longer applies has this to say about her pic... IT'S A HOUSE! MADE OF CAKE!!!! CAKE I TELL YOU!!!! Unfortunately i was unable to find any little cake people inside... More  →
Open Thread for August 26

Awesome Thing of the Week

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 25, 2010
We have several riveting discussion points for today's post: 1. Some of you consider the delivery of US mail to be nothing short of sacrosanct. As such, you will be deeply unhappy to learn the postman who delivers letters and magazines to Chelsea Dagger's Brooklyn apartment... More  →
Awesome Thing of the Week

Open Thread for August 25

By Chelsea DaggerAugust 25, 2010
Today we've got a special treat for all y'all: an open thread by Auntie SparkNotes! Go ahead, feast upon its glory: On Saturday, August 21st, Brad (a.k.a. my husband, a.k.a. "Mr. Auntie SparkNotes") went to an NY Giants pre-season game and ended up sitting... More  →
Open Thread for August 25