On the first anniversary of its triumph over Zillow's censorious attempt at copyfraud, McMansion Hell is back and better than ever.
McMansion Hell is where Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute graduate student Kate Wagner uses realtors' photos of ghastly fake castles targeted at the stupid and wealthy as fodder for hilarious architectural critiques.
Now, Wagner has kicked off "50 States of McMansion Hell," which will crown the worst McMansion in each state, with a selection of eight terrible rich-person houses in Texas, with more to come (she's going to do a bracket for the state to crown a winner).
50 States of McMansion Hell: Texas Part 1 [Kate Wagner/McMansion Hell]
Ten years ago, we showed you a method for baking cookies on your car dashboard on hot days while you're at work, filling your car with delicious baking smells and a tray of warm cookies for the commute home.
[Update: Check out Jesse Walker’s Reason interview with Paul] Author, activist, and self-described “investigative satirist” Paul Krassner died at the age of 87 today in Desert Hot Springs, California. He was a personal friend and an early supporter of Boing Boing when it was a zine. Here are a few highlights of his long, active […]
I'm headed back to San Diego for Comic-Con today for a signing and giveaway for Radicalized, Tor Booth, #2701. I hope to see you there!
Looking to upgrade that old laptop or tablet? Holiday sales may be way on the horizon, but there’s an even better way to get like-new tech for a steal. Here are 10 of our favorite deals on personal computers and gaming gear – refurbished, renewed or brand new. Acer Touchscreen 11′ Chromebook 16GB (Certified Refurbished) […]
Vape technology has been around long enough that vapers are starting to get picky about their gear. Luckily, so are we. From disposable models to cutting-edge touchscreen atomizers, there’s a vaporizer in this roundup to suit every taste. Hera 2 – World’s Most Advanced Dual-Use Vaporizer Choose between dry herb or oil extraction modes – […]
With enough practice and commitment, anyone can be a visual artist. But without the right instruction, that time spent honing your skills could seem like an eternity. If you really want to see where your talent can take you, you need sound fundamentals – and no matter what discipline or genre you lean toward, the […]