Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite thousands of ‘Bitcoin Explained’ blog posts, the most popular cryptocurrency remains confusing and impenetrable. We spoke to someone who believes he has a handle on it. “I think I understand it,” said Tony Mendoza, 34, of San Diego, CA. “It’s like a credit card that you can never pay off and the balance fluctuates constantly based […]
Catholic Church announces makeover
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Roman Catholic Church announced yesterday that the organization will change its name to Candle as part of a major rebranding. The head of the Vatican’s marketing team, Cardinal Lampeter, delivered the news. “Polling indicated that people mostly know us as a global network of pedophile-enablers,” said Lampeter. “Unfortunately, it’s hard to move forward when all […]
I’m about to hit it big in crypto, am so, shut up
Reading Time: 5 minutes One minor hurdle stood in my way of becoming the next crypto-millionaire and allowing me to tell all those ignorant people to eff off: How do I even buy a Bitcoin?
An invitation to my fur-baby shower
Reading Time: 2 minutes Dearest friends and family, You are invited to my fur-baby shower! My husband and I are delighted for the soon-approaching arrival of our four-legged child. To celebrate, please meet us outside the local PetCo on Saturday at 1:00 PM sharp. We will serve hors d’oeuvres in bowls carried by servers. But plan on eating beforehand, […]
Batman died for our sins
Reading Time: 3 minutes Christians love depicting themselves as pop-culture heroes, because they know the position they actually occupy in society is less flattering.
Summer hacks for those who prefer the great indoors
Reading Time: 2 minutes Outdoor thing: Lounging by the pool INDOOR HACK: Instead of risking overexposure to those pesky UVs, draw yourself a nice, warm bath. Then, using your seasonal depression lamp that you prefer to use year-round, give yourself the illusion of sun. If you find yourself still missing the pool atmosphere, light a sunscreen-scented candle and play […]
Laughter is healing | Nathan Timmel
After comedian Nathan Timmel witnessed a ceremony for a US soldier killed in Afghanistan, he had to perform for that soldier’s friends.
Pope dreams God is a standup comic
Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s unusual for a Pope to share one of his dreams. In fact, it has never happened before. But what a dream he had: God as a standup comic! As the Vatican relates it, in a dream, the Pope sat with leaders of all religions in a large, darkly lit ballroom. A thousand were present. […]
‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ retains magnetic hold on Gen Z, one year later
Reading Time: 7 minutes Return with me, if you will, to May 2021. Another summer was rounding the corner, and we were still locked inside of our homes. What many assumed at first would be a temporary lifestyle change had proven stubborn beyond our wildest fears. “This was supposed to be two weeks, not two years,” Meg (24) recalls. […]
Mom jeans are back, and it’s not a joke.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you remember the epic Saturday Night Live mom jeans sketch? I do. As a mom struggling to hang onto the shredded fibers of my youth, I thought it was hilarious. Back when my son was 8, I was still stripping part-time. And at 35, in dancer years I was like 80. I don’t think […]