Calvin and Hobbes Grow Up to Be Super Spies

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Fast cars and fast trigger fingers: that’s to M.O. for Secret Agents Calvin and Hobbes. And they’ll need to stay a step ahead if they’re to foil the world domination plots of the nefarious Dr. (Evil) Robin and his mysterious associate, “The Bear.”

The Internet delights at tearing (not pulling) at our heartstrings as one talented artist after another gives us a glimpse into the future of the unimpeachably greatest comic strip of all time, Calvin and Hobbes. (The pitch perfect Adventures of Bacon and Hobbes from PantsAreOverrated.com is a particular favorite.)

These comics give us some sense of closure after Bill Watterson’s epically open ended final panel.

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The Racing Game That Lets You Hit Cows

It’s pretty hard to shake up the racing game genre these days. Car-fu, explosions, cartoon physics–it’s all been done. But have you ever driven over a cow? There’s a cow hidden in this racing game, see if you can find it and nail it (it might explode into hamburgers).

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Survival Tips That Will Get You Killed

Planning on swimming or camping? What if you come upon a shark or get lost and dehydrated? Well don’t punch that shark in the nose or eat the snow. And lying down to avoid lightening? A great plan to get a nice even charring. Listen to this radio interview I did as I save you from yourself.

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The Dark Knight Rises: Why Batman is Jesus

First, TOTAL SPOILERS, obvs.

Second, I’m not a fan of slapping religious connotations to pop culture. Every time a character sacrifices their life on film I don’t automatically think, “Yep, Jesus.”

That said, the amount of “The Batman is the Jesus” symbolism The Dark Knight Rises lays out is too much to ignore (at least to me). Continue reading

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Cats with Nicolas Cage’s Face

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5 Beloved Ethnic Foods Invented for Americans – Mental Floss

A new piece I wrote for Mental Floss about how all your favorite food are liar. Filthy, rotten LIARS!

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The Hipster King

Come all ye hipsters to kneel before him.

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