You may be surprised but there are NOT as many clock and candlestick representations in pop culture as one would hope. This is a shame because time-keeping objects are always good symbolism and they are even better when paired with tall showy companions, as I think you will realize in a minute. 1. Cogsworth and … Continue reading Steady Time-Keepers and Their Tall-ish Pretentious Companions in Pop Culture
Via Old House Memes, naturally, and with special thanks to Old House Dreams, which is a far classier establishment. Both sites, however, are... what's the word? Ah, yes. Valid. Let's get to it, shall we? 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.
For those not in the know, The Dynamic is the pure, unadulterated concentration of all the greatest love stories in existence, across time and through space. The Dynamic is a merging of souls, a fixed point in a changing age. This quiz will allow you to determine which half of The Dynamic you are, so … Continue reading Quiz: Which Half of The Dynamic Are You?
Hi and welcome to our new maybe-recurring installment where I recommend (but more just yell at you about) niche shows I've watched. The theme for this here inaugural edition of "What We're Watching at 1 AM" is Netflix Originals. This comes as no surprise to those of you who have been with us from the … Continue reading What We’re Watching at 1 AM: Niche Netflix
I'm not going to bother with much preamble, because we all know what AO3 is and we all know why we're here: to rank and categorize all 100 of the most popular ships on the website. Now, a lot of these came as surprises to me - apparently, people actually... write fanfiction about straight couples? … Continue reading The 100 Most Popular Ships on AO3, Ranked
The cold sick dread that wakes you in the middle of the night is not "just in your head." No matter how many times he insists to the contrary you do not bolt upright, drenched in sweat because you "just consumed too much of the 1961 Bordeaux with the duck confit tonight, darling." The terror-filled howls echoing through … Continue reading Tell Us How You Ended Up Marrying Your Way Into A Creepy Mansion That Definitely Has A Haunted Attic And We’ll Guess Which Malevolent Spirit Is Haunting It!
If you're like me, you're gay and you have depression. And if you're like me, you've come up with a few ways to cope with the day-to-day blues. Maybe you go for walks in the park. Maybe you soak in a bubble bath. Maybe you listen to "This Year" by the Mountain Goats on repeat and bask … Continue reading Gay? Depressed? Here Are Ten Profoundly Healing Clips of Bert and Ernie to Get You Through the Day
At first, I wasn't opposed to watching Gilmore Girls during lunch breaks with my straight co-workers. I'd never seen the show myself, but I'd heard nothing but good things, and I'd been compared to Rory Gilmore so many times over the course of my life that I was curious to see how close the resemblance might be. What … Continue reading Top Ten Hate Crimes Committed by Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino
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About a month ago, right around the time that I, along with all the other editors of The Niche, abruptly and for no particular reason gave up on The Niche, I got into the FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. And if you know me, you know this: when I stan, I stan. I didn't write … Continue reading Six Homoerotic Promotional Photos for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia That Are More Satisfying Than All the Sex I’ve Ever Had