Darwin Awards

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    Let the Rap Guide to Religion Teach You

    Public Enemy's Chuck D once famously referred to hip-hop as "CNN For the Streets." But MC/playwright Baba Brinkman is proving it can also serve as an alternative to The History Channel as well with his latest creation, The Rap Guide to Religion, recently getting its run at The Soho Playhouse extend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Texting While Walking: The Proper Technique

    ​Casey Neistat, the guy who brought you that video on bike lanes in which he willingly crashed into whatever happened to be parked in said bike lanes for PSA purposes, has brought us another informative guide to living in the city. This latest Op-Ed, with video that merges the old-timey PSA-st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Guy Rides Outside of Moving J Train, to the Amusement of Passengers

    Here is a rather awful video in which a guy rides on the J train by clinging to the exterior of it. Clearly, this is neither recommended nor acceptable. On one hand, we would give this guy a Darwin Award, because he is quite possibly not long for this world. On the other hand, how pissed would you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    2009 Darwin Awards: Crime Down? Criminal Stupidity is Up.

    Crime is reportedly down, so does that mean there are fewer criminals? Maybe criminals are just getting more stupid. Two co-winners of the just-announced 2009 Darwin Awards — "Honoring those who improve the species . . . by accidentally removing themselves from it!" — are evidence. U ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    2009 Darwin Award Winners Blew Up ATM, Building, Themselves

    ​The 2009 Darwin Awards have been announced, and we would like to congratulate the grand prize winners, though they are deceased. Back in September, two robbers in Dinant, Belgium attempted to open an ATM with dynamite, but succeeded in blowing up much of the bank in which the ATM was house ... More >>

  • Film

    January 24, 2006

    Gross Points

    Sundance distribution deals and the science of no-sleep

  • Books

    January 15, 2002
  • NYC Life

    September 12, 2000

    Sporting Life

    The 2000 Olympics Start Next Week. Pumped Up?