Steady Time-Keepers and Their Tall-ish Pretentious Companions in Pop Culture

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

Top Ten Old House Memes

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.

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!

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!

Gay? Depressed? Here Are Ten Profoundly Healing Clips of Bert and Ernie to Get You Through the Day

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

Top Ten Hate Crimes Committed by Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino

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

Six Homoerotic Promotional Photos for It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia That Are More Satisfying Than All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

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