BOOK Race Me in a Lobster Suit
Knit me into a cocoon...help me eat a burrito...pretend to be a chair at my dinner party...wrestle a komodo dragon...race me in a lobster suit. Author Kelly Mahon posts absurd gig ads online, and shares the conversations she had with the brave souls who wanted the job.
August 22, 2018 • Fiction, Geek, Geek Girl, Humor
[source: Stills From Films]
Ever since The Lord of the Rings extended DVDs delivered hours of behind the scenes footage, we’ve been obsessed with learning more about what our favorite actors do to pass time on set. Bungee jumping, drinking, exploring New Zealand—and that was just during The Fellowship! Film stars aren’t the only ones that have fun, though. It can take years for an author to complete a book. That’s a lot of downtime. So we reached out to some famous literary characters to learn more about what they did while waiting for the final pages of their story to be penned.
August 16, 2018 • Humor
56 years ago, on this very day, whatever higher power you believe in blessed us with Steve Carell: comedy legend, Silver Fox™, and rising fashion icon. We love him for the goofiness and humanity that he has brought to many roles; Michael Scott, the 40-year-old virgin, and Gru. He is everyone’s dad, if your dad happened to have impeccable fashion sense. No pleated khakis and sneakers for this guy. Today, we explore 10 moments that will definitively prove that Steve Carell is a fashion icon on par with Rihanna, Princess Kate, and SJP.
August 13, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Humor, Women's Interest
What do you do when you’ve got a book crush? When you read a book and find a character in it so extremely swoony that you can’t stop thinking about him or her? When that character takes up all the room in your head? When you’re supposed to be writing a very important email to your boss but instead find yourself wondering out loud if maybe one day Mr. Darcy will march across a field for you? Book crushes are real, people and they should not be taken lightly.
August 8, 2018 • Humor, Movies & Film
Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear; are there any furrier ursine titans to come out of UK literature? How would this bear of very little brain react to this Peruvian raincoat enthusiast, and vice versa? And, given how easy it is for both of them to get lost, is it too much to imagine that such a meeting might happen when neither of them know where they are? We don’t think so.