Survey: How Will You Spend Election Night?

Just think, 20 years from now we’ll all be able to look back on the 2016 election and tell youngsters all about what politics used to be like. And if this is the election for the ages, then we want to know how you’re going to spend it. And hey, if you can’t laugh, you

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Laugh: The Four Horsemen of Gentrification

Direct quote: “I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, ‘Gentrify.’ I looked, and behold, a green horse, and he who sat on it had a mason jar; and a fedora was his crown, and he went out pickling and to pickle.”

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Pointless, But Awesome: Daniel LaRusso is the Real Bully in The Karate Kid

  In the bizarro world constructed by J. Matthew Turner, one of the 80’s iconic movie characters is actually a passive-aggressive bully in disguise. If you weren’t born between the years 1972 and 1982, it’s probably best to just ignore this, but if you were — consider this your daily dose of pointless, but awesome.

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We Are Now At the Point In This Argument Where I Realize I Am Wrong

The creative writing forum that is McSweeney’s delivers yet another piece of long-form satire. This one from Jacob Rosenberg on how to win at arguing on the Internet or any other place is an entertaining peak at the human condition. Expect some colorful language.

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For Moms & Dads: An Open Letter To My Kids About Summer

Do you appreciate sarcasm? Does the summer madhouse have you occasionally wishing for the routine of fall and school? Read this and laugh and possibly cry.

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A Surprisingly Fascinating Theory for why Canada is so Boring

I¬†disagree with the primary tenet of this title; I didn’t write it either. But if you’re Canadian and want to laugh¬†and think a little about what makes Canada Canadian, one journalist thinks it’s an intentionally crafted national identity of carefully cultivated boringness.

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What Commercials Have Taught Me About Laundry

If we weren’t all programmed to ignore commercials (or at least attempt to) and instead were forced to actually watch them, you might be surprised by what is being taught. Have a laugh at this too true satire.

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Purify Your System With the Seven-Day Chili Dog Cleanse

And the best part of this nutritional program — with the state fair a bit over a month away, it will never be more convenient or easy. Get the skinny on this new easy-to-succeed diet here.

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