VIDEO: ‘Downton Arby’s’ Is By Far The Best ‘Downton Abbey’ Parody Yet

I love me some Downton Abbey, and we’ve seen some spirited parodies over the past few months, including a rather funny, if overlong, video featuring various British comics and Kim Catrall (“Uptown Downstairs Abbey“). To me though, the best of the lot comes from that hallowed epicenter of comedy‚Ķ Yahoo? Yup, Yahoo! apparently now has […]

ADVENTURES IN DOMESTICITY: Entenmann’s Baking Challenge; Also, A Cookbook Giveaway!

For years I’ve loved the Entenmann’s family of products, particularly the chocolate-frosted doughnuts (best when dunked in milk), the devil’s food cake doughnuts, the cupcakes, the chocolate chip cookies, and of course the chocolate fudge cake. I therefore was thrilled when Entenmann’s offered to send me a box of bakeware as well the company’s new […]

Ep. 19: Banter with Ben and Lisa

We’re baaaaaack. After a brief hiatus, Lisa and I have recorded a new episode of Banter with Ben and Lisa. On this latest edition, we talk about exercise, and yes, I speak at great length about my current torture: P90x. The two of us discuss the program, especially the grueling yoga portion, as well as […]

Countess LuAnn Is In Good Company

We’ve all written off LuAnn De Lesseps’ latest trifle as something of a drag queen treatise on the good life, but here’s the surprising news: LuAnn isn’t releasing her spoken-word songs on some random label willing to cash in on her reality fame. She’s actually with Ultra Records, which also is home to the omnipresent […]

HOUSEWIFE HOEDOWN Ep. 18: Talking About Alexis Bellino, Dinner Parties, and the Glory of RHoNYC

Video streaming by Ustream In case you missed it, we taped another episode of Housewife Hoedown today. Joining me in the studio was Matt Whitfield, features editor at Yahoo! The two of us discussed the latest episode of Real Housewives of Orange County and New York City, with special attention paid to Alexis Bellino and […]

Watch Las Vegas’ Urban Sprawl Over 25 Years

Las Vegas has been expanding significantly over the past few decades, and what better way to appreciate the sprawl than with a time lapse video? This one is pretty scant in the photo department (there are only six photos used), but it’s cool nonetheless. All it needs is the customary Philip Glass soundtrack. To read […]

UPDATE: Panda Not Scared of Earthquake But Still Incredibly Cute

Well, well, well. It’s been up for just about ten minutes, and already it appears that the cutest picture EVER is in fact a FRAUD. Originally billed as a panda scared after the Japanese earthquake, turns out this picture is a LIE. I mean, the panda is hugging a guy, but not out of fear. […]

Ep. 13: Banter With Ben and Lisa

We’re baaaaaack. After a two month hiatus, Lisa and I have convened once again to podcast, and this time around, the fun took place in my kitchen. Yes, while I made a dish for a dinner party, Lisa and I bantered away, discussing everything from vampires to zombies to Jersey Shore to German vocab. We’re […]

Ep. 11: Banter With Ben and Lisa

Hey everyone, Lisa and I are back with yet another podcast, and once again we went mobile to Starbucks so we could people watch AND banter at the same time! On this episode, we talk about the joys of Halloween as well as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and The Real Housewives of Atlanta. […]