• Film

    December 23, 2010

    The Gang's All Here

    But the Focker franchise has seen better days.

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    The 10 Most Memorable Food Infomericals

    If only this was a real video series...​There is something mysteriously hypnotic about late-night (or, worse, mid-day) infomercials. I don't know if it's the manically insane way most of the infomercial presenters behave, or the momentary belief that maybe -- just maybe! -- these pioneers may ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    FAIL: Jeff Beck, Jonas Brothers, Lilith Fair, ACL Fest

    If you're reading this, you're either on the Internet, or else you've mastered multi-dimensional thought-projection processes that would make Michio Kaku cry like a little girl. We'll assume the former, and just in case you don't already know, the Internet has decided that the word "failure" is too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Cutout Bin: Accordion-Happy Televangelists the Van Impes, From Night Clubs to Christ

    ‚Äč Maybe the Slap Chop infomercial ended and the remote was lost between the seat cushions. Or perhaps you spent a weekend stuck at your crazy grandmother's house, with no cable. In any case, you've surely seen the Van Impes, the nation's most enduring televangelical couple. Their weekly faux-new ... More >>