EP. 158: Peace Out Pluto

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Rogue One, bathroom laws, pistachios, Mike Piazza says St. Louis sucks, Cedric Benson doesn’t know his ABCs, radioactive boars, Iceland, chiropractor invents vaginal glue, the Oscars and RIP Bill Paxton

The 20 Best Things That Happened in 2016

With each bad news story (Trump, celebrity deaths, Brexit, ISIS, Flint water, Dylan Roof, Aleppo, Wells Fargo, Brock Turner, Chewbacca mom), people cursed 2016 as if it was an exceptionally bad year. Without question some terrible things happened. In a world full of billions of people (and, seemingly, trillions of celebrities), bad shit is bound…

The Bachelor Season 20 Recap: Episode 9

Nothing spells romance like the revolving door that is Overnight Dates This week we travel to the country of romance, that’s right, Jamaica, (huh?) where the re-branded “fantasy suite” dates, now known as “overnight dates,” will take place. For many, myself included, this is the definitive episode of the series, where all the things that scream creepy…

The Bachelor Season 20 Recap: Episode 8

Hometown dates: Four girls, one dull dude and lots of crazy The first awkward hometown date with Amanda is in Laguna Beach, even though she lives about 30 minutes inland in the daggy suburban enclave of Rancho Santa Margarita. Home of hideous, matching, side-by-side, faux-mediterranean tract-style houses. Ben meets Amanda’s brats who are dressed in identical outfits with…

The Bachelor Season 20 Recap: Episode 6

Backstabbing in the Bahamas Things pick up where we left off last week – with Ben talking to Olivia before the rose ceremony begins about the comments made to him about her by some of the girls. She expertly switches into victim mode and paints a fantastical picture of herself, saying things like, “I like reading books…