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Top Five Works of Art Destroyed By Idiots

By On October 5, 2018

It can take years to create a masterpiece, mere seconds to ruin it. Let's have a look. … Read More

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Top Five Rules of Time Travel

By On September 5, 2018

It’s coming. Soon. Eventually. Already. I’m taking about time travel. Scientific advancement is coming at a faster and faster rate. We’ve got driverless cars in our roads and a driverless car in… Read More

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Top Five Recent Theater Controversies

By On August 13, 2018

Live theater has lost much of the influence it had in its heyday, but lately there have been a number of social controversies that have spilled out into the theater and then… Read More

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Top Five Movies from 2017 in which a Person has a Relationship with Someone who Turns out To Be a Monster

By On July 28, 2018

Monsters are all around. Beware. Bethany tells us how movies are trying to warn us. … Read More

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Top Five Eerie Underwater Scenes

By On July 20, 2018

I love a good eerie underwater scene. The weightlessness and flowing hair adds a gracefulness to the scenery, while the inability to breathe adds tension. And looking at sets that should be… Read More

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Top Five Weird Things about Trump and Food

By On July 6, 2018

Where there is no love in a relationship, even the way a man holds his fork annoys you; where there is love, he could eat off the floor and you wouldn’t mind.… Read More

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Top Five Reasons Why Ants are Evil

By On July 1, 2018

The movie Ant-Man is coming out on July 17th. I was lucky enough to see a sneak preview of it, and it was quite good. There was only one problem: ants. Ants,… Read More

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Top Five Similarities Between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Il

By On June 15, 2018

Kim Jong-Il, the Dear Leader of North Korea, passed away in 2011, but his memory lives on. He is the star of movies like Team America, World Police and the producer of… Read More

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Top Five People who Died By Falling Down

By On May 10, 2018

OK, this top five is going to be a downer. An elderly but healthy and strong family friend recently stumbled and fell while walking down the street. He died of his injuries.… Read More

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Top Five Things in the Musical Grease that are Really Bad Now but Were just Good Fun back Then

By On May 1, 2018

Grease: Great musical film, or greatest musical? OK, maybe there are better ones, but there was nothing better for a 1970s tween. And it’s still just as fun to watch today. But… Read More

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Top Five Best Trump Impressions

By On April 10, 2018

Let’s face it. Trump is a caricature of himself. Nevertheless, comedians and actors are having a lot of fun doing impressions of him. Here are the five best I’ve seen.… Read More

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Top Five Phobias of World Leaders

By On March 28, 2018

A lot of world leaders have a secret—or not so secret—phobia. Here are the top five!… Read More

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Top Five Creepy Things Noticed While Rewatching Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors

By On March 10, 2018

Watching old Woody Allen movies can sometimes be a treasure trove of unpleasant observations about the way Woody Allen thinks, particularly given what we’ve subsequently learned about his private life in the… Read More

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The Top Five Times Disney Tripped Balls

By On February 28, 2018

In the Golden Age of Disney films, the style veered towards relatively realistic and extremely wholesome—no sex, drugs, or wild music. But every once in awhile, It would get trippy like the… Read More

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Top Five Kevin Spacey Movies That Seem Creepy in Retrospect

By On November 3, 2017

From CNN: Kevin Spacey made the set of Netflix's "House of Cards" into a "toxic" work environment through a pattern of sexual harassment, eight people who currently work on the show or… Read More

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Top Five New Vocabulary Words of the Trump Presidency

By On January 19, 2017

In preparation for the Trump presidency, Bethany brings us a few new vocabulary terms we might find ourselves using. … Read More

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Top Five Most Tasteless Holocaust-related Artistic Things

By On December 5, 2016

In America, we tend to be very careful around certain topics . . . like the Holocaust! But that's not true for everyone, certainly outside of the US. Bethany takes us through… Read More

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Top Five Anti-Christmas Christmas Songs

By On December 4, 2016

Christmas has more songs than any other holiday, maybe all the others combined. That means it also has the most songs written against it. Let's have a listen. … Read More

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Top Five Dystopian Movies that Will Give You an Idea of What is to Come

By On November 28, 2016

Obviously, the world won't turn into these dystopias simply because Trump is president, but they'll give you a taste of the issues we'll be facing with him as president. And speaking of… Read More

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Top Five New Measurements for Judging Beauty

By On November 20, 2016

I think we can all agree that most women are ignorant of the vital importance of being beautiful. Likewise, some key features of a woman’s body may very well avoid public scrutiny… Read More

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Top Five Suggestions for a Mazel Tov Cocktail

By On November 7, 2016

So today (November 7, 2016), a Trump spokesperson referenced a Jay Z video, which she says features protesters throwing "Mazel Tov Cocktails" at police (instead of Molotov cocktails). So this of course… Read More

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Bethany’s Top Five Diseases Hillary Clinton has Been Accused of Having

By On November 5, 2016

For many months now, the Trump camp, Sean Hannity, Fox News, the Drudge Report, and Alex Jones have been accusing Hillary Clinton of being gravely ill. They keep pointing to videos and… Read More

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Top Five Ways Trump Has Been Influenced by Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

By On November 2, 2016

Alex Jones is an increasingly successful conspiracy theorist with his own media empire. He's the one saying that Sandy Hook was faked using child "crisis actors." He's the one behind the stories… Read More

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Top Five Ways the 2016 Presidential Election is all about Penises

By On November 1, 2016

This election is a departure from our usual expectations in many ways. There's never been one quite like it. But what really makes it stand out? In other elections, we haven't had… Read More

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Top Five Indications that Donald Trump is a Vampire

By On October 28, 2016

Well, it's Halloween and almost election day here in the US. Hard to know which presents the scarier prospect. In fact, what if the two are directly related this time? What if… Read More

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Top Five Dickensian Nicknames for Donald Trump

By On October 6, 2016

Charles Dickens was a master at conjuring evocative names for his characters. This popped into my head while watching the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, so I came up… Read More

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Bethany Brings Us Another 25 of the Most Interesting Wikipedia Entries

By On August 26, 2016

Banned racist cartoons, Nazi sex dolls, the "Man of the Hole," Ego Depletion, the Dunning-Kruger Effect, massacres you've never heard of, and so much more!… Read More

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Top Five Anti-Trump Spoofs You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

By On June 22, 2016

So: Donald Trump, presidential candidate. It’s here, it’s real. And it’s inspiring a lot of anger toward Trump. Some of you may not be aware of how long this distaste for the… Read More

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Top Trump and Hillary Clinton Google Autocomplete Suggestions

By On June 17, 2016

Here are some of the top autocomplete results for various Trump and Hillary searches. What do these say about the candidates? For that matter, what does it say about the American electorate?… Read More

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Top Five Things You May Not Know about Donald Trump that are Absolutely True

By On June 9, 2016

With all the media coverage Trump enjoys in the age of the 24-hour news cycle and personal branding, you probably think you know all you need to know about him. But then… Read More