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November 11, 2011

Douchepug

He's cute, but he's such a douchepug. In case you couldn't already tell from that popped pink collar. Add yours!

Elegant Urban Beehive

All the delicious homemade honey you could want without the hassle of explaining the bee infestation to your landlord. The design plans are simple. The bees enter from outside your window with a small spigot on the inside. This catches honey but doesn't release said bees into your apartment.

The Worst LivingSocial Deal Ever

This is the worst idea I've ever heard. And I've seen the trailer for Adam Sandler's "Jack and Jill," so I know bad ideas.

There And Back Again: Skyrim Edition

The Elder Scroll games are known for their vast open world gameplay. Kotaku bravely ventures from one end of Skyrim to the other; but even in fast motion it still takes nearly nine minutes.

R. Crumb's Rejected New Yorker Cover On Gay Marriage

Famed cartoonist R. Crumb says he'll never again work for the New Yorker after they rejected this cover without explanation. They commissioned Crumb in 2009 to do a cover on the subject of gay marriage, he turned this in, they rejected it and gave no reason. Too offensive? Not offensive enough? Only David Remnick knows for sure.

R. Crumb's Rejected Same-Sex Marriage New Yorker Cover

In 2009, R. Crumb was commissioned to do a cover on same-sex marriage for The New Yorker. His was rejected by the magazine and he wasn't given a reason why. Crumb's guess? "The New Yorker is majorly politically correct, terrified of offending some gay person.”

What I Learned From Yoko Ono's Crazy Twitter Account

The woman who has oft-been accused of destroying the greatest band in history, and general cuckoo bananas lady, Yoko Ono has a Twitter account. I know. It doesn't make sense. But I waded through her timeline, and here's what I've learned.

Flannery O'Connor: The Cartoonist

Flannery O'Connor was a brilliant, funny, dark writer of amazing fiction. But it turns out that wasn't all she was interested in. She was also a cartoonist. A collection of her work, Flannery O'Connor: The Cartoons, is being published this December by Fantagraphics. Here are some examples of her work.

Why You Should Be Furious About The Penn State Child Rape Scandal

This is the horrific and damning story of Victim 2. From the Grand Jury Report into the alleged and repeated rape of young boys by former Penn State Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky. The report identifies at least 8 victims, but Victim 2 is the case that directly involved Head Coach Joe Paterno and the upper echelons of the Penn State hierarchy. The abuse that's described, and the resultant cover up, is shocking.

Sesame Street Needs Your Help!

In 1969, Sesame Street filmed a test episode to show to focus groups. The role of Gordon was played by an actor different than those who would eventually play the role once the show aired on television. The problem? The people at Sesame Street don't know who this man is and they need your help to figure it out!

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