A hastily-posted collection of tweeted reactions to the re-election of Barack Obama.Read more
Whereas my Second Team Hall of Namers were football players whose names are merely amusing, these First Team designees are ones whose names seem to independently declare, “this guy is an effin’ *football player*, my friend!”Read more
Football is back, baby, attended by two of my favorite ancillary activities: trash-talking my friends in our fantasy league and contemplating the funny names of players. This is the first in a short series of posts — that’s how many unusual, distinctive, or just plain funny names I have dug out of the annals of American football between the 1920′s and the present.Read more
Attempting to replicate the popularity of an old post, I proffer my reactions to some items from the Guardian’s recent list of the 100 greatest non-fiction books.Read more
The best-laid plans of mice and men: it would have been easy to have compiled a 2010 top ten videos list of which five or more were from The Onion. Going out of my way to avoid this, I ended up with three out of ten from Funny or Die. So much for my little diversity initiative.
Of the bounty of 2010′s Onion-based hilarity, this one is the clear winner:Read more