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ABOVE: The semi-clean version of “Iowa Nice.” As we all sit and collectively judge Iowa and their perceived backwards ways on the eve of the GOP caucuses, one proud Iowan sets out to redefine the stereotype. “You think we’re all hillbillies?” You probably do, and Scott Siepker has a few choice words for you, b—-.
Just a couple of days after the Hall and Oates emergency help line went viral, the Philadelphia comedy group, Bird Text, and elementary school teacher Chip Chantry, released a hilariously awesome video of original Christmas carols parodying classic Hall and Oates cuts. With songs like King of the Jews! (You Make My Dreams Come True), [...]
So you have this great idea to dress up as Dr. Harry Beaver, gynecologist for Halloween at work. Nothing could go wrong, right? Except that you work as a police officer in a public high school in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Enter Officer Donnie Riggins. But it gets better, Officer Riggins made this stellar judgement call [...]
Burger King is shaking up their french fry recipe for the first time since 1998 according to Reuters: Burger King said it made the new fries thicker, reduced sodium and added a coating that makes them crisper and keeps them hotter longer. (Read more) I’m all for less salt (not really, I love salt), but Read More
(photo Lewis Hine via AP, circa 1908) Current GOP presidential front runner Newt Gingrich is taking a shot at Social Security, once considered politically invincible. The former speaker of the House suggests letting younger workers opt their share of Social Security dollars out of the program and invest in the market. Some might consider this [...]
(Photo via knowyourmeme.com) We don’t officially* know his name because the chief — who has since been put on leave —won’t release it, but the UC Davis cop who pepper sprayed a bunch of sitting protesters is now a meme. Congratulations, unnamed cop, you now join the ranks of internet lore along with Antoine Dodson, [...]
Newt Gingrich, who is riding a wave of conservative support following the surprise resurrection of his presidential campaign, has a few choice words for Occupy Wall Street protesters: “Go get a job right after you take a bath.” Oh yeah, and stop using those public restrooms.
Italian clothing retailer United Colors of Benetton — long-known for its controversial advertising campaigns — has drawn the ire of the Vatican this time. Apparently, Pope Benedict XVI, wasn’t overly thrilled with the Photoshopped image of him locking lips with Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed El-Tayeb, an Egyptian religious leader. Benetton has since pulled the image, according [...]
ABOVE: That’s not paint thrown by a PETA activist. Mario has been stomping koopas and taking names with his brother Luigi since 1983, but he’s gone too far according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Now he’s wearing fur. Actually, PETA is 24 years late, since Tanooki Mario appeared first in Super Mario [...]
Zookeepers in Toronto, while “fascinated” by male African penguins who appear to be a couple, even displaying signs of mating rituals, plan on splitting up the pair for the sake of captive breeding. In case you are getting this confused with an episode of Parks and Recreation, you aren’t, this is real life: Toronto Star: [...]