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  • A KFC Commercial Perfectly Explains The Fundamentals of Pro Wrestling

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      I canceled my WWE Network subscription a few days after the 2016 election—maybe a facile and foolhardy stance for someone who co-hosts a podcast that relies on Titan Sports’ old tape libraries. I mean, whatever: vegans eat vegetables from fields purged of indigenous wildlife, teetotalers eat pastries or drink soda with vanilla flavoring. We […]

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  • Replace “God Bless America” With “Breakfast All Day”

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    To quote my friend Courtney Rose: “Is there a better phrase in the English language than ‘Breakfast served all day?’” There is a drive, an aspiration uniquely American—not in character, but in ubiquity. Conservatives love well-done steak, liberals love cage-free eggs, Texans like their chili without beans. The hype for fried eggs and pancakes at […]

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  • Why Do The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Like Pizza So Much?

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    Of all the adaptations and merchandising tie-ins, two things remain constant about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 1) Their origins as a parody of mega-gritty American hypermasculinity will remain pointedly unexplored. 2) They love pizza. At least their concept of it. You could argue the latter is part and parcel to character development. Garfield loves lasanga. Kojak […]