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Cacto-Matic Infomercial Is Comedy Gold

(YouTube Link) The mastermind behind this hilarious infomercial for the Cacto-Matic is none other than Thu Tran, creator and star of the IFC show Food Party and one heck of a funny gal. Here she is peddling a fake product by using her powers of comedy and hallucinogenic sorcery, both of which have definitely put me in [...]

Airport Camping

Allie Brosch, the mastermind behind Hyperbole and a Half, sends out entertaining but infrequent Tweets. This one was illustrated as a Twaggie, which (like all Twaggies) can be made into a t-shirt if you like. Link

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Outwit a Criminal Mastermind

It’s been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Robert Downey, Jr., the Holmes-inspired television phenomenon that is House, M.D., and countless adaptations over the years. But what is it about this 19th [...]