If you’re like me, you’ve taken a hard pass on these Olympics, what with them being handed over to an autocratic meme with a hard-on for jailing gays. But, the Oympics are happening, so at least someone out there is having fun with them, by re-imagining the top-notch athletes at Sochi being played by Girls‘ Shoshannah Shapiro, with a Tumblr called Shoshi Games 2014. It’s been a big year for Shosh, what with dumping Ray to get busy sowing her wild oats, only to see him wind up with Marnie. And apparently, she’s also been bobsledding. We’ve got a couple of our favorites below, but do be sure to check out the whole blog for the rest.
1. The presidential debates are tonight, and you’re probably not going to want to watch them alone — or sober. So we made you a roundup of 20 bars broadcasting the bloodsport, from Greenpoint to Bay-Ridge, many with drink specials and absurd accompanying commentary. (Monday, various venues, FREE) 2. Or perhaps you want something that’s […]
Suck it, monkeys: Pigeons can read now, apparently. As Popular Science reported last week, our feathered frenemies may actually be able to comprehend, or at least recognize, written language. A new study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that pigeons, with some training, were able to recognize 26 to 58 words, […]
If a drinking game wasn’t enough to sate your taste buds for the presidential debates tonight, then this is a sher-bet: Ample Hills just released two presidential ice cream flavors, Food & Wine reports: The “Madam President,” after Hillary Clinton, and the “Make America Orange Again,” after Donald Trump. The Hillary flavor is spicy chocolate, and Trump’s is orange-marshmallow. Unsurprisingly, the second […]