What is it about the subtle pleasure of Kölsch, asks Eric Asimov? "Well, it's a snappy and beautifully refreshing golden ale, bright without being overbearing." Doesn't that sound nice? [NY Times] Carlsberg, which is mostly known for light lagers, is gearing up to launch Carlsberg Elephant, ... More >>
via Toronto SunThe sister of Nikolai Rakossi, the Russian army vet who is suspected of killing 56-year-old Tatyana Prikhodko and her daughter Larisa, 28, told the New York Post she thinks her brother has killed himself. Tatyana and Larisa, both nurses, were found stabbed to death on April 16 in t ... More >>
At the beginning of 2011, the writer and reader Anne Hays published a much-discussed open letter to The New Yorker, decrying the lack of female voices in recent issues and demanding a refund should the gender imbalance not at least move toward righting itself. In the weeks since, the women's ... More >>
Gratuitous photo of non-marinated adorable cat. Perhaps you recall the cat from Buffalo that this summer was put in a trunk after being basted in a tasty vinaigrette of "oil, crushed pepper, salt, and other ingredients." When cops pulled over the cat's owner, Gary Korkuc, for running a stop s ... More >>
Avoid this at all costsEveryone knows the Friday after Thanksgiving is the "best time" to buy gifts for the holidays (can't beat a $3 toaster!) but it seems that people just keep upping the crazy ante in such a way that makes us want to stay the hell away. Like the two women in Florida who st ... More >>
The NHL's Future Just Might Fall Through
'Clinton ripped [Jane Doe No. 5's] clothes and bit her lip'