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8 Celebrity Tactics For Responding to Fan Mail

In the days before the Internet, writing a letter to a celebrity and sending it out via snail mail was almost a rite of passage. Nearly everyone did it. As a kid, I wrote letters to my favorite athletes requesting autographs, and was always thrilled—and a little shocked—when I received a response back. But now, celebrities [...]

Hair Barrels

The single-purpose tumblr blog Hair Barrels sees surfing opportunities in every celebrity’s haircut. Especially Conan O’Brien. His mane is like the Pipeline in Hawaii. Link -via David Thompson

The Missing Links: Weird Wikis

Happy 60th Birthday to Pee-wee Herman Paul Reubens, the man who plays everyone’s favorite eternal child Pee-wee Herman, is turning 60 years old today. And, according to this photo gallery, it’s serious business. As a huge fan of Pee-wee, I would encourage everyone to read 10 Facts About Pee-wee Herman and check out more information [...]

Conan Give Skyrim A 44XXXIVIV

(Video Link) Its usually pretty painful to watch someone who doesn’t know how to play a video game try to figure it out, but when the novice happens to be Conan, watching him fail suddenly becomes hilarious. Via Geekosystem

The Late Movies: Larry David Turns 65

It’s pretty remarkable that today is Larry David’s 65th birthday, because he’s been acting like a cranky senior citizen for decades. You’ve likely seen him on Curb Your Enthusiasm or heard him as George Steinbrenner on Seinfeld, so let’s skip those and take a look at some of the lesser seen moments of the undisputed [...]

The Missing Links: Stock Photo or $4.3 Million Masterpiece?

Time For Another Round of Everyone’s Favorite Game: “Stock Photo or Disgustingly Overpriced Masterpiece” Surely that photo shown above must be the former, correct? It has to have cost a few bucks at the most, yeah? There’s no way that sold for $4.3 million, right? I don’t understand the world. * John Hodgman’s Quest to WIn The Cheater’s Cup The [...]

12 Attempts to Bribe Celebrities for Worthy Causes

Want to contribute to a worthy cause and get your favorite celebrity to do something awesome and/or ridiculous? That’s the idea behind Charity Bribes. Anyone can post something awesome or bizarre for a specific celebrity to do. These ideas go on a master list, where the good people of the Internet vote for their favorites. [...]

The Late Movies: St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, so here’s a collection of videos that may tangentially have something to do with St. Patrick, the holiday, or Ireland. How to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Like an Irishman It’s not just pretending you’re Irish for one day. * History of St Patrick’s Day This must be really old. It’s from the History Channel, and [...]

11 Geeky Craft Creations, Including Rainbow Brite vs. Strawberry Shortcake

There’s a lot of variety in geek crafting. Whether you geek out over Star Wars, Pokemon or marine biology, there are plenty of subjects for you to enjoy, whether you prefer them rendered via crocheting, sewing or felting. Cross Stitch If you spent your childhood playing Nintendo, then you’ll recognize the screen this cross stitch has captured [...]

Did You Know Andy Richter Worked On Skyrim

(Video Link) You may not have realized it before now, but Andy Richter of Conan actually did a lot of the voice over work on Skyrim. Of course, it seems pretty obvious in retrospect. Via Laughing Squid