Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
This one's for my friend Becky, the art history grad student -- I saw it Overheard in New York:
Kid: Mommy, why are there so many pictures of naked people?
Mother: Because lots of people we
This week's archival tidbits come from Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets:
Only a single original manuscript of Beowulf survives, and it was severely damaged in a fire in 1731 while in storage at a p
... or, as it were, bit. This according to studies performed on Neanderthal bones found in a Spanish cave in 1994, which seem to indicate that many Neanderthals practiced cannibalism.
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I'm not sure what gifting or hanging Christmas-inspired toilet paper says about you, but if you're looking for a way to get the holiday spirit into your bathroom, look no further.
Anyone who's toured Graceland knows that Elvis the Pelvis loved downing fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches by the fistful.
Congratulations to Dwyane Wade of the NBA champion Miami Heat, your 2006 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.
But sportsmanship isn't the first word that comes to mind for a few previous
Hey, fellas and fellettes: matching game time! The following are songs the titles of which also constitute their entire lyrics.
Apparently there's a new supermarket in China where you shop whileÂ riding a roller coaster. Is this real?Â Seems kinda fun but notÂ if you're really hoping to shop.
I'm sure this is out of my price range, but I love Carucci's photographs "“ something about her use of deep colors contrasted with very pale skin really speaks to me.
Okay, now I kind of wish we'd bought several turkeys and had even more leftovers, because we sure did get a lot of brilliant suggestions for what to do with our festering turkey carcass.
With the holiday party season starting up in earnest, you'd better get ready "“ and we don't mean by putting on some fancy earrings and a Christmas sweater.
You know what they say -- once bitten, twice shy.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the California Milk Processor board is infusing select bus stations with the scent of chocolate chip cookies.