Category Archives: Top 5

Five Things Gay Marriage Is Not (Alternate Title: I cannot believe we’re still having this conversation)

Seriously? Seriously? Seriously. Today, a day in 2013, when we have 3D printers and Higgs boson particles and our phones are basically computers, people are still suggesting that allowing gay adults to marry each other will lead to polygamy, pedophilia … Continue reading

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Republican National Convention Drinking Game

Can you guys believe that the presidential election technically starts this week? Doesn’t it feel like it has been going on forever? And there are still months more of this? Does anyone else need a drink?

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The Five Worst Things the First World Has Created

As society has evolved, we have gradually developed ways to meet our most basic needs. As we do, we create new needs in order to employ the many millions of people who are now no longer needed to literally hunt … Continue reading

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Five Words You Use That Tell People Everything About You

As a long-time observer of people, I am constantly trying to identify how much I can tell about a person given the least amount of information. A few months ago, Ripp wrote about what you could determine by knowing only … Continue reading

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Five Foods That Prove That America Has Given Up as a World Power

You probably thought there would be some kind of dramatic event that would take the U.S. down as a superpower. World war. Greece-level financial implosion. Zombie apocalypse brought on by flawed military research and/or our efforts to battle our own … Continue reading

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Who Would Make the Most Entertaining Dark Horse Republican Candidate?

While Mitt Romney is still far and away the likeliest Republican nominee for the 2012 election, he’s got one major negative that worries both the media and the Republican party: he’s boring. There’s nothing about him that will inspire the … Continue reading

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Things worth giving up for Lent

Readers, I have some sobering news for those of you going without alcohol for 40 days: Lent is upon us. I hope you got in your fair share of mild revelry at your local bar, because the next 6 weeks … Continue reading

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