One of the most terrifying aspects of Jesse Friedman's conviction for the sexual abuse of 14 children--the subject of this week's cover story--is the mutually reinforcing interplay between the the police investigation and prosecution and the public hysteria surrounding the case. See Also: Uncapturi ... More >>
Santa Barbara native Parry Gripp is a writer of satirical songs about popular culture, probably most famous for the video, "Hamster on a Piano (Eating Popcorn)." Indeed, many of his songs concern food, and the tunes are so catchy, you'll find yourself humming them days later. Here are a few more of ... More >>
Ever seen this sort of dim sum before? The black and white pearl shrimp dumplings at Genting Palace. When my friend Mike Epstein (@mikepstein) heard a vague rumor about dim sum being served at Aqueduct Racetrack, rather than guffaw he grabbed 10 friends this past Saturday and headed out on the A t ... More >>
Just in case you thought any combinations of food, people, and funny pictures had gone unexplored -- here's a website called Dudes With Beards Eating Cupcakes that offers pictures of hirsute guys eating cupcakes. The site is a one-trick pony, but some of those are the best, aren't they? The ... More >>
c Mike Epstein 2010Quick, how many ways can you think of to cook a "cow" penis?My friend Mike Epstein, who works as a programmer at Google in New York, has been fearlessly trekking though Southeast Asia, and posting the most amazing photos on Twitter at @mepstein. And since, like me, he loves ... More >>
When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>
In a notorious murder case, Rohan Bolt is doing the time. Did someone else do the crime?
Subway shooters to set their sights on underground camera ban