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Who’s On First- The Sequel

(YouTube Link) Old time comedy routines don’t come much more recognizable than that old chestnut “Who’s on first?”, and lovers of classic funny are always waiting for a chance to put their own personal spin on the tried and true routine. Join fellow funny fans Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Fallon and Billy Crystal as they take a crack [...]

The Missing Links: Do Dogs Ever Really Eat Homework?

Why Did the Dog Eat Your Homework? Or, why do you say that happened? * I Guess the Dinosaurs Are Really Gone A while back I posted a link about a guy hoping to create real, actual Jurassic Park-ish dinosaurs. Well, I guess that isn’t happening. Thanks a lot, “science.” And “facts.” And “rationality.” * Now You Can Hug [...]

Cosplayer Shares A Personal Account Of What The Hobby Means To Her

(YouTube Link) If you’ve ever found yourself wondering “What’s the deal with cosplayers?” (hopefully in an internal voice that sounds like Jerry Seinfeld), then you should find this video informative and enlightening. And, while the girl featured in the video can only speak out of personal experience, the sentiments expressed seem to be echoed by her fellow [...]

A Website About Nothing

Jerry Seinfeld has launched a website featuring daily clips from his own archives of every stand-up performance, interview and recording that has ever been made of the comic. To see what the deal with it is, check out the link for today’s latest video clip. Link

Top Quizzes of ‘09: Famous TV Houses (#5)

Editor’s Note: We’re counting down this year’s most popular quizzes. Coming in at #5 is Mario’s quiz about identifying famous TV houses, first posted June 22nd. The setting for a television show is almost as important as the main characters. The moment you saw the Cheers bar or Jerry Seinfeld’s living room, the familiar feeling instantly [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wallis Simpson

It takes quite a woman to get a man to give up the English throne just to marry her, but twice-divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson pulled off the trick in 1936 when she married King Edward VIII. Here are five things you might not know about the woman for whom Edward abdicated the throne. 1. She [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Larry King

Larry King is one of television news’ most immediately recognizable personalities, and it’s not just because of his trademark glasses and suspenders. King has interviewed all sorts of subjects, from contentious beauty queens to influential world leaders, and has a unique knack for getting them to open up. Here are five things you might not [...]

The Festivus Quiz

Jerry Seinfeld introduced us to Festivus, “a holiday for the rest of us,” in 1997. How much do you remember about the Seinfeld episode that started what became a well-known December holiday? That’s the challenge in today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. I scored a miserable three out of ten. You will do better! Link