Don't Hassel the Hoff, the old wisdom goes. A 36-year-old Shelton, Connecticut convenience store clerk, heeding the warnings of our forebears, tried to stop a man from stealing signs with images of David Hasselhoff off of a pole and was seriously injured in the process.
Long before David Hasselhoff became a Teutonic favorite, Germany gave us the cooked-meat puck known as the hamburger, and we think it's safe to say we came away the victors in that cultural trade-off. Yes, the hamburger is America's sandwich, and as an American, it's your Xenu-given right to stuff y ... More >>
At a woebegone water theme park, the lifeguards have been replaced with strippers, and the piranhas are out in full force in this comedy thriller that pits fish against foul. Things reach a fever pitch when David Hasselhoff, of all people, comes around to save the day bare chested and in slow motio ... More >>
According to a recent survey of humor among the international population conducted by social network/dating website Badoo.com, Americans are the wittiest laugh-a-minute riots in the world. Spanish people are also quite funny, as are Italians. Germans, however, have been informally elected the ... More >>
Sam Zide Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in our recent feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten hot famous bigger women with the disclaimer that he "tried to mix girls I personally think are pretty with girls you don't ha ... More >>
If you're Sarah Palin, supervillain extraordinaire, and you derive your power from media mentions -- more even, if they're negative -- then your strength is at an all-time high, what after stepping on the shoulders of Arizona's fallen to wave wildly about political victimhood. And that all do ... More >>
Via Wonkette.This is a story you should familiarize yourself with, for two reasons: (1) You may hear more about it over the weekend. And (2) It's a story about the state of dialogue and opinion, of ethical gray lines and competing reporters, and the way a fast news cycle -- like a strong tide ... More >>
It's imperative that you give your memoirs a name before you transition to the next life and then someone finds them in your attic and slaps an awful title on them like "I Was a Big Fool With a Flabby Ass." Even if you haven't written the book yet, it's urgent that you think up a title you c ... More >>
Here's a challenge: try to imagine a major network television news program -- one with a long, storied reputation for hard-hitting journalism -- assigning a reporter to follow around OJ Simpson's current love interest (whoever that might be), in order to drum up sympathy for how difficult lif ... More >>
The ESPN.com columnist loves Jordan and Bird, not so fond of 'fake cans'
At Lincoln Center, the ambiance of felching. Elsewhere, smoking gossip.
Hip-hop disrespects them. Subway patrons love them. Beatboxers make some serious noise.
The sick, sublime joy of celeb-bashing blogs
Cabaret wunderkind waves jock-hipster kryptonite at all of NPR's left-leaning quirksters