​The ALF Christmas Special may be the root of all holiday depression

I recently learned that suicide rates don't peak during the holidays, but in the spring. This was a surprise to me for two reasons — 1) I presumed the bleakness of winter combined with the inevitable disappointment that accompanies any major joyous event would be the most major inspiration for people to… » 12/20/13 8:11am 12/20/13 8:11am

Look upon these t-shirts and despair . . . for you cannot have them all

You're probably familiar with the Despair, Inc. "demotivator" posters featuring stock art and mean aphorisms about productivity and teamwork. But did you know they also make tees? Oh yes. They tout steampunk politics, 8-bit dragons, and of course despair. » 4/12/11 8:00am 4/12/11 8:00am

The Best Reason To Cancel Star Trek

This review of Star Trek V is not only one of the funniest things you'll read today, but it also highlights why this series needed to die a long time ago. J.J. Abrams had better have a few miracles up his sleeve for his remake, or else we'll be prepared to read another review like this one. » 12/18/07 12:16pm 12/18/07 12:16pm