Self-important and overstuffed, The Dark Knight Rises feels like Batman forever.
Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we're really glad to have all these giant crosses all over town to remind us how goddamn Christian we all are while our homeless starve. Ha ha, just kidding! This ordinance won't starve the homeless. It'll just fine the compassionate ... More >>
We recently did a piece on the most heartbreaking video game deaths, and looking back over that list we noticed something odd. Of the five deaths featured, two were out and out villains, one was at best neutral in a global good-vs.-evil struggle, one was a hero but part of the heartbreak was that sh ... More >>
PRO TIP: Never trust these things. Never ever.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where we've filled a vacationing co-worker's cubicle with gummi bears. Ah, delicious whimsy! Good thing it's cooled off a little; last time we tried this back in July, she came back to a ... More >>
Call me a wimp (my wife does), but onions make me cry. You know what I'm talking about, right? About 10 seconds after you slice into one of those gorgeous, all-important alliums, you get a bit verklempt. Instead of turning away to discuss how the Cold War was neither cold nor a war, I decid ... More >>
Sexy and soulful, Schumacher's epic proves the third time's the charm