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Least Authentic Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Least Authentic Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

By Josh PeriloMarch 13, 2012

It’s happened to Thanksgiving and Christmas, and before you know it, it’s going to happen to St. Patrick’s Day, too—the commercialization of national holidays in America is taking away the real meaning of the celebration. And we all know what the real meaning of St. Pat’s...More  →

Comics You Should Be Reading: Sweet Tooth

Comics You Should Be Reading: Sweet Tooth

By Eric GarneauMarch 12, 2012

A few weeks ago, we told you about Jeff Lemire's excellent superhero comic Animal Man in this very column. It wouldn't be right if we didn't also take the time/space to acknowledge Lemire's excellent un-superhero series being published right now, the amazing Sweet Tooth. Sweet Tooth...More  →

The Greatest Gift Ever Given: MORE TURTLE FACTS

The Greatest Gift Ever Given: MORE TURTLE FACTS

By reidfaylorMarch 12, 2012

Hello there, readers. I have a gift for you. Go ahead. Open it. Do you like it? That’s right, I got you just what you wanted: even more turtle facts. Honestly, the amount of facts I know is pretty much stupid. I don’t even remember how...More  →

Unleash Your Metal Band Alias In 3 Brutal Steps

Unleash Your Metal Band Alias In 3 Brutal Steps

By Brandon SpecktorMarch 12, 2012

You've got the chords. You've got the corpse paint. You've even got the Dictionary of Depressing Imagery. But you know in your cold, black heart that your metal band will never inspire fear unending in weak mortal souls without a heavy-as-a-pyramid-of-elephants name to bring it...More  →

More St. Patrick's Day Facts: True Stuff About Ireland

More St. Patrick's Day Facts: True Stuff About Ireland

By Josh PeriloMarch 12, 2012

With St. Patty’s day coming up, we thought we’d share some more little-known, incredibly "true" facts about Ireland: Ireland was actually founded by the General Mills Corporation as a marketing ploy for Lucky Charms cereal. Ireland is made completely of shamrocks, lyres, and billy goat hooves. The national...More  →

Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: Survival Camp

Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend: Survival Camp

By reidfaylorMarch 9, 2012

This is probably the most dramatic “Reid Faylor Has a Girlfriend” yet, because you guys really asked some good questions. I think I cried a couple times while writing the answers–it just made me think of some very beautiful stuff. I’m impressed...More  →

Blogging Mass Effect 3: Part One

Blogging Mass Effect 3: Part One

By Dan_BergsteinMarch 9, 2012

The Mass Effect franchise shouldn't be successful. It doesn't make sense. The games somehow mashes together elements of action games with elements of role playing games. It would be like combining paintball with chess. Wait…that's actually a good idea. Does anyone have the phone number...More  →

Super True Facts About St. Patrick's Day

Super True Facts About St. Patrick's Day

By RG DanielsMarch 9, 2012

All of these are true. Super, super true. St. Patrick’s Day was originally named after Patrick Day, a dude who made shoes in Ireland. He was sainted after inventing the slam-dunk, and the holiday was just called St. Patrick’s Day ‘cuz St. Patrick Day’s Day sounds...More  →