Paul Richmond is an artist who paints amazing homoerotic paintings as part of his "Cheesecake Boys" series, based on classic pinup girl art from the 1940s and 1950s. In this video, Paul explains how he discovered that an artist from China was making forgeries of his Cheesecake Boys paintings, and the funny way he punk'd the copycat using Nigerian-spammer befuddlement tactics.
A pair of New York’s finest posed with 100 tiny bags of pot, tweeting, “One less marijuana dealer on our streets thanks to Officers Sardone and Winter.” The twittersphere was not impressed. The weed is the only thing in this picture that won't kill you. https://t.co/yrSo8S7G0I— Jordan A. Myers (@BlackTonyRomo) April 25, 2017 @NYPD106Pct @BronzeHammer […]
At a pottery fair in Pittsburgh, I ran into Kimberlyn Bloise, who makes handsome musical instruments that are also mugs, vases and pendants. They sound and look wonderful, and have the strange quality of something both charming and haunting, like remnants of a vanished culture. You can order them from her online shop. I put […]
People snore because they’ve lost throat muscle tone, says Dr. Mike Dilkes, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in London. In an interview with CBC, he offers an exercise to rebuild your throat muscles: MD: There’s a quick [exercise] you can do: Opening your mouth as wide as you can. Poking your tongue out as […]
Bamboo has lots of uses beyond just being panda food. Things like bikes, roads, scaffolding, and musical instruments are made from the fast-growing grass. But unless you are participating in a tropical-themed LARP, you probably wouldn’t want a shirt made from bamboo stalks. So why do bamboo bed sheets make any sense? Because yarn extracted from […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]