M Otis Beard sez, "The Nevada State Assembly has passed a bill that forbids the counties from charging permit fees to Burning Man and other festivals. . . but has anything really changed?"
Here's a whale of a place! Roadside America's site of the week is the Blue Whale, in Catoosa, Oklahoma, right along historic Route 66. Built in 1972, it's eighty feet long, created from pipe and concrete, and quite a charming beast, with a goofy grin, and one eye permanently open and the other closed. It's… READ THE REST
Do you remember this video from November 2012, which features an exasperated, fuming Wisconsite named Angela ranting against Bath & Body Works because she was unable to get candles in the two scents she desperately wanted—winter candy apple and iced gingerbread? The poor thing drove all over Wisconsin only to leave emptyhanded. The horror! The… READ THE REST
Brett Morgen nails it again! Morgen's previous certified hits include Jane, The Kid Stays in the Picture, and most famously, Cobain: Montage of Heck. The former, a project awarded to him mostly by the merits of his fanboy enthusiasm, surely launched him into this equally ambitious project of encapsulating the decades-long career of a modern-day… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If there's one thing we hate doing, it's listening to dumb people say dumb things. In fact, it's unreal what great lengths we go through to avoid small talk, awkward political conversations, and… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If we've learned anything from the great Sriracha shortage of 2022, it's that nothing is safe and sacred anymore. Even if your troubles are beyond hot sauce, the least you can do… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Communication is the key to, well, almost everything. Understanding and being understood is so core to the experience of life that species will do almost anything to make sure they're heard… READ THE REST