Philadelphia. So close to New York City, it's considered by some to be a less cosmopolitan half-sibling to its glam big sister. In my 20's, a steady boyfriend decided to get an MBA at Wharton, leaving me no choice but to take the train from New York for visits. What I remember most was the tro ... More >>
Oktoberfest is out; pumpkin beers are in. But do they taste like a pie or a pumpkin? If you're feeling a little apprehensive about drinking brew made from an oversize gourd, remember that beer is beer and that no two pumpkin beers are the same. There is a history of brewing beer with pumpkin. During ... More >>
After hundreds of dirty jobs, Mike Rowe is taking a break to have a drink. Beginning Wednesday, September 19, you can have a drink with Rowe as he talks alcohol and hosts the world premiere of Discovery Channel's three-part series How Booze Built America. Take a seat alongside Rowe at the bar a ... More >>
Last week, while campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama confirmed that the White House does indeed brew its own beer called White House Honey Ale, and on Tuesday it was revealed there are at least three instances of the general public making public records requests to obtain the recipe. ... More >>
A seahorse-shaped Cheeto -- one of the few nonreligious or Founding Father-shaped items that people see in edible objects -- is up for auction on eBay. For instance, a chicken nugget resembling George Washington caused a bidding war that sent the price skyrocketing to $8,100, according ... More >>
Of all federal holidays, the third Monday in February is often welcomed with very little fanfare. With the exception of a month-long celebration in Alexandria, Virginia, and the annual George Fest in Eustis, Florida, Presidents' Day has become a cheap excuse for auto dealers to offer "zero down a ... More >>
A t-shirt isn't just a cotton sack with sleeves. It's a way to speak your mind and shove your middle finger in society's face. Or it could just be something to conceal your man boobs. Music tees are an important species of the t-shirt genus, informing fellow wearers of your musical preferences w ... More >>
George Washington - former vandalLegend has it that long before George Washington became the first President of The United States, he chopped down a cherry tree. When his father saw the ruined tree he asked George if he did it and George said "yes father, I cannot tell a lie". George's fath ... More >>
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For years Publix has been giving away free calendars to its costumers as a simple little thank you. This was nice and all until Jeff Katz and Joyce Kaufman, conservative blowhards on 850WFTL, complained that December 7th was marked as Islamic New Years, and not as Pearl Harbor Day. That's the pro ... More >>
'Tis the season to mock the poor fruitcake, arguably the most disrespected comestible of all time."There is nothing dangerous about fruitcakes as long as people send them along without eating them." ~Calvin Trillin"Fruitcakes make ideal gifts because the Postal Service has been unable to find a w ... More >>
via the BS ReportGrowing up in Florida I've been to the Magic Kingdom a respectable amount of times, and yet I've never been to the hall of Presidents. By most accounts it' can be a terrifying and awkward thing. One of the main points of the show, I'm told, is a speech by an animatronic&nb ... More >>
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