France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Over the years, I feel like I've seen Marcel Marceau around a lot.
I was recently reminded how much I hate laugh tracks when I downloaded the free pilot of Big Bang Theory from iTunes, on a tip from Pop Candy.
Parking can be high drama in big cities like mine, so I guess I shouldn't be surprised to have witnessed two parking-related near-beatings in recent weeks, both misguided attempts to answer this
From our last Rat-A-Tat on typos, we move to lifted office supplies, or, as one of my colleagues likes to call them, "office perks." I'd be surprised if you told me you've never ta
The New York Times archives were in the news last week, with The Times announcing the elimination of TimesSelect. Not everything is free, but it's a start.
MTV has gone web 2.0 with an online community named Think.
The San Francisco Giants are calling it an era. Barry Bonds won't be returning next season, ending his 15-year stint by the Bay.
A while back, Neatorama featured this picture of Xia Aifeng, a Chinese woman who hasn't had a haircut--good or otherwise--in 16 years.
There are several reasons I loved working on the Saints and Sinners Issue.
I'm here to announce the winners of yesterday's eBay scavenger hunt, "What Will You Find For A T-Shirt?"
First of all, give yourselves a round of applause.
This whole Larry Craig sex sting story, followed by the one about federal prosecutor trying to have sex with a five-year-old got me to thinking about depravity in Washington.
Great news for, well, pretty much everyone with a web browser -- two archives are now available for free via the web.
Following on the heels of yesterday's post on language (repetitive phraseology to be exact -- guess we touched a nerve!), I thought I'd offer up a comedy sketch I wrote back in college in wh
Higgins has been on fire lately. First he sparked an engrossing conversation about which authors inspired you to read all their books.