How To Fold A Fitted Sheet — It’s Totally Foolproof!

My friend Leah sent out a plea to Facebook this morning: how do I fold a fitted sheet? It’s been one of mankind’s most pressing questions, up there with “What’s the meaning of life?” and “Where have all the cowboys gone?” I mean, it’s a lowly linen. Surely it can be folded! But the fitted […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #69: Government Shutdown! New Britney Spears Video! Moby Dick!

You guys, this was a good oneā€¦. There’s only one podcast on earth that can discuss the government shutdown, Britney Spears’s new video, and Moby Dick without skipping a beat. We discuss all that and more on this latest episode of “Banter with Ben and Lisa.” Also going into the banter blender: “Gravity,” ghost tours […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #47: Gay Facebook, Pregnant Kim Kardashian, and The Real World

From the official description: This week on Banter with Ben and Lisa, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons (wherelisalives.com) welcome back Marcos Luevenos for another rowdy discussion of all things pop culture. The trio tackle all those red gay marriage profile pictures on Facebook as well as Kim Kardshian’s much documented pregnancy and the “Real […]

10 Fixes For ‘Draw Something’ That We’d Like To See

Draw Something surfaced in late February of this year, and within days it became a top seller, going so far as to reach 50 million downloads in only fifty days. It has blown up all over pop culture, causing many people to abandon their endless Words with Friends games and opt for the quicker, more […]

An Amahzing Story

Happy Endings is the funniest sitcom on TV at the moment, and one of its most endearing characters is that of Penny Hartz, played by SNL alum Casey Wilson. Chief among Penny’s quirks is her penchant for saying “amalzing” instead of “amazing,” a nifty bit of slang that is routinely rejected by the other characters […]

Seven Things That Are Annoying Me Today

I didn’t really know what to write about this afternoon; so I thought I’d maybe whine for a little bit since I seem to do that well, and it’s been a while since I’d bitched about anything in particular. Back in the early days of this blog when I was under a non-compete with TVgasm, […]

Ep. 12: Banter With Ben and Lisa

Usually Lisa and I get together on a Friday to do our nifty podcast, but this time around, we caught up on Sunday night at her place where she not only cooked me up a lovely dinner, but also a generous mug of cocoa. With our stomachs full, we then got around to bantering, and […]

Ten Things You Should Stop Doing On Facebook

Every now and then, I like to get on my soap box and complain about Facebook etiquette. It’s been a little while; so I’m back with a new list of pet peeves. Some are retreads of previous complaints. Others are new. There’s certainly a chance I may alienate some of my own Facebook friends by […]