Category Archives: Pop Culture

He may be worth $250 million, but Senate candidate Mitt Romney is just like the rest of us… He’d rather eat a hot dog than a steak

I know, given all of the other shit happening in the world right now, it probably doesn’t warrant a mention, but I just love the fact that, in an attempt to connect with the average Utah voter, Mitt Romney, one of the richest men in America, and the former head of the evil vulture capital […]

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Because I know I’ll never have another opportunity to use the tag #MagooPorn

It’s pretty hilarious to pretend you don’t know who Mr. Magoo is — Tommy Vietor (@TVietor08) April 21, 2018 I would be surprused if there isn’t an entire sub-genre of Magoo-porn, but I’m not going to google it… — Andrew Sather (@arsather) April 21, 2018 YUP! Rule 34: Generally accepted internet rule that states […]

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Debating the legacy of Lon Chaney Jr.

Over the past year, I’ve heard two of my favorite podcasters, Karina Longworth and Gilbert Gottfried, mention Lon Chaney Jr. several times each, and do so in wildly different ways. [Gottfried, I think it’s safe to say, likes Chaney, best known for portraying Larry Talbot in the 1941 film The Wolf Man, very much. Longworth, […]

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Yet another “Iggy Pop was from Ypsilanti” post

Since this website launched, we’ve debated several times whether or not, as Ypsilantians, we can legitimately claim Iggy Pop as one of our own. I’ve argued for years that we can, as I seem to recall having heard him describe himself years ago as having been from Ypsilanti, but I’ll admit that the connection is […]

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Pro-choice Democrat Doug Jones does the unthinkable and defeats Judge Roy “Ten Commandments” Moore in Alabama

A big, heartfelt “thank you” to the good people of Alabama tonight. With 97% of precincts reporting, today’s special Senate election has been called for Democrat Doug Jones, who looks to have defeated accused pedophile and confirmed racist Roy Moore by less than one percentage point. Jones seems to have won due to a combination […]

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