Games: Werewolf

Werewolf is a terrific game, made all the better by the fact that it's absolutely free. Before each game you randomly distribute Identity cards -- one player will be the Moderator, one player will be the Seer, two players will be Werewolves, and all the rest will be Villagers. Players identities are kept secret, and you can never show anyone

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Explainer

Slate has a regular (well, actually more of an irregular) column entitled Explainer, which is kind of a political Straight Dope with half the wit but three times the relevance. Recent columns have tackled such questions as Can the Phrase 'Let's Roll!' Be Trademarked?, Why Do We Have A Fifth Amendment?, and What Happens To Your Confiscated Nailclippers? An archive

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Midday News Update

Hello, and welcome to Your Local TV Station's Midday News Update! Our top stories today:Now there's a new way to get the great taste of McDonalds! A McDonald's in Sweden comes complete with a snowmobile drive-thru!Heinz is adding three more colors to it's already widly popular "colored ketchup" line!Worried about bad breath or body odor? The solution may be as

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Berlitz for Berlin

If you are headed to Germany (and, judging from your lederhosen, you are), be sure to lug along a copy of Langenscheidts Konversationsbuch English-Deutsch. ("Langenscheidts Konversationsbuch" is german for "Humorous Book Review Can Be Found Here.") Some of the indispensable phrases found therein include "She tasted the gravy critically," "This is the least convincing excuse you could offer," and the

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Dodge Ad

Apparently I wasn't the only one to take notice of that Dodge ad. In fact, someone found an image of the ad online and started a Metafilter thread about it. After which it was only a matter of time before someone else fired up their Photoshop. Someone please give Matt Haughey a dollar.

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FBG

I may have to fire my cat. When my wife and I hired our tabby cat Louie through the King County Pound Work Release Program, we didn't draw up a specialized contract -- we just used one of those generic employment contracts you can download off the web. We agreed to provide him with room and board, supplemented by occasional

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Gluten Bowl

I love that when you search for Glutton Bowl on Google, it says Did you mean: "Gluten Bowl"? No, but that too sounds like a damn fine Fox special.

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Gimmie a Dipshit Sprite

I am fascinated by the psychology of movie theater soda sales. At the core of the issue is one single, indisputable fact: movie theaters want you to pay as much as possible for your soda. I don't mean "they want you to pay as much as possible per ounce," oh no, I mean they want the total sum of moolah

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