Author Archives: Marc Roberts

The Necktie: A Sadist’s Tool

The Necktie: A Sadist’s Tool

I am not a politician and do not aspire to be one, as it is a vile occupation. If I was a politician, however, I would propose legislation to ban the necktie. It is an implement of torture and should be relegated to history books and dark museums staffed by elderly female administrative staff wearingContinue Reading

10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown had us all in a tizzy, worried to distraction that nobody would be around to receive our 2013 estimated tax payments. With the crisis averted, we can all now breathe again and digest 10 little known, amazing facts about this most recent government interruption: 1. Government worker productivity during the shutdown increasedContinue Reading

5 of the Worst Women’s Apparel and Accessory Items Ever Invented

5 of the Worst Women’s Apparel and Accessory Items Ever Invented

A while back, we discussed some of our favorite female apparel and accessory items and why they send us into a tizzy (Click here to read it). Today, we point out the worst.   KERCHIEFS: Unless she is a Yugoslavian milkmaid pulling on cow teats at 4:00 in the morning, is there any reason whyContinue Reading

Rack ‘Em Up: The Best Boobs on the Boob Tube

Rack ‘Em Up: The Best Boobs on the Boob Tube

Racks. No, we aren’t talking about billiards—although our subject today will definitely have your cue pointed in the right direction. We are talking about the kind that your best friend’s girlfriend had—even if it was thirty years ago. Here then, is a rundown of 10 actresses from different eras with some of the most bodacious tatas inContinue Reading

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at Men’s Fashion in the 1950s

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at Men’s Fashion in the 1950s

We’re experiencing a dose of Indian Summer in the Big Apple this week. This morning, dressed in a suit and tie, I stood for 20 minutes on a packed subway platform (are you surprised?), sweating like I had just run a kilometer. It could have been worse. It could be 1950s, and I could beContinue Reading

Battle of the Super Models: Tyra Banks vs. Naomi Campbell

Battle of the Super Models: Tyra Banks vs. Naomi Campbell

Okay, Mr. Connoisseur-of-Exotic-Women. Today is your lucky day. We’re going to give you a choice. You can choose only one of the sexiest supermodels of our time—Tyra Banks or Naomi Campbell to wine, dine and romance. Here’s our scorecard:    THE FACE: Sorry, Naomi fans, but Tyra triumphs here. Her features are so soft and enticing,Continue Reading

What’s the Big Deal?

What’s the Big Deal?

I am a grown man. I have lived half a century, hold down what I believe to be a demanding job with substantial responsibility, and dutifully fulfill my obligations to wife, children and dog. So, someone, please tell me why even the mention of the word “breasts” sends me headlong into an immediate frenzy. Seriously,Continue Reading

10 Disorders, Diseases and Syndromes to Avoid at All Costs

10 Disorders, Diseases and Syndromes to Avoid at All Costs

There are plenty of disorders, diseases and syndromes that you are all familiar with that we cannot eradicate soon enough. But there are also other horrible, non-fatal, incurable ailments that you’ve likely never heard of. These condemn the afflicted to a lifetime of unhappiness causing them to be scorned by the rest of society whileContinue Reading

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at Leisure Suits (with Photos)

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at Leisure Suits (with Photos)

Back in the 1970s, we were young men of leisure. Suits, that is. Fortunately for us, that fashion trend came and went. What the hell were we thinking when we wore one of those things with our Huckapoo shirts and Capezio shoes to the local disco, “I am an Adonis?” Did we really think weContinue Reading

Battle of the Babes from Different Eras: Farrah Fawcett vs. Angelina Jolie

Battle of the Babes from Different Eras: Farrah Fawcett vs. Angelina Jolie

From time immemorial men have looked up at the stars and asked themselves the ultimate question: Do we prefer blondes or brunettes? Of course, it’s a trick question. The answer is we prefer both. Often at the same time, too. But when we must choose, it’s a matter of looking at the package that stands beneath theContinue Reading