Manly Ways to Prepare Turkey

Miss Cellania

Although a roast turkey is most impressive on the Thanksgiving table, its usually the simplest part of preparing the meal. The basic recipe is to put it in a the oven and wait a few hours.

10 Things You Need to Know about 15 Minutes of Fame

David K. Israel

1. Artist Andy Warhol coined the concept/phrase in 1968. 2. Warhol was actually born Andrew Warhola on August 6, 1928, to Slovak immigrants in a working class suburb of

November 15, 2007

Miss Cellania

The Twenty (Intentionally) Funniest Web Videos of 2007. If you produce a funnier video in December, it won't be on this list. The Annual Ten Worst Toys List.

Wrapping up modernization, stamping out expectorating


China is facing a couple of major soirées in the next few years: the Beijing Olympic Games in '08 and the Shanghai Expo in '10.

Mom's the word: When sitcom stars start expecting

Kara Kovalchik

What producers do when the rabbit dies"¦ The rest of us can complain about maternity leave not being long enough, and unfeeling male bosses not understanding the need for additional restroom bre


Jason English

Let's do a little midweek housekeeping. "¢ has been picking up select pieces from mental_floss magazine.

Condi Rice, Joe McCarthy & Prince Charles Were Born (and other things that happened November 14)

Andréa Fernandes

November 14, a seemingly uneventful day, has actually seen several interesting coincidences and _flossy events.

(Way More Than) Everything You Wanted To Know About Guinea Pigs

Marissa Lee

Let's get this straight. They're not pigs. They're rodents. And they're not from Guinea, either, so the name is just downright misleading.

Obesity, Global Trade and Beer Prices: Why the Farm Bill is actually cool

Jason Plautz

As is usually the case with bills in Congress, I had a lot of trouble believing that the 2007 Farm Bill was applicable to me.

John Moe's Pop-Song Correspondences

Chris Higgins

We've got McSweeney's in our "Sites We Like" sidebar (look to the right...), and it's full of buried gems.

Famous Last Words: the Animated Musical

Ransom Riggs

It's just like the Grim Reaper says: you only get one chance to make a last impression, so you'd better start planning your parting words now!

Absinthe comes to America: Welcome, old friend


I've touched on absinthe before, but I'm going to revisit it in honor of a friend who is currently planning the LA launch party of one of the two Absinthes imported sans trouble into the U.S

Feel Art Again: Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

Andréa Fernandes

The past few days included Veterans Day (Monday) and the anniversary of John Trumbull's death (Saturday).

Walking the walk for breast cancer

Ransom Riggs

I don't know what people with other diseases do to cope, but those who've been affected by breast cancer -- they walk.

Spam As Art

Chris Higgins

Every time I check my spam folder, I'm amused by the subject lines.