Category Archives: Lighter Side

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

10 Things I Just Don’t Understand

10 Things I Just Don’t Understand

There are many things that I’ve wondered about for a good portion of my life. Don’t get me wrong; I haven’t yet lost sleep over these deep mysteries, but it would be nice if I could find out the answers to at least some of these 10 conundrums before I depart this earth. Here theyContinue 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

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

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at ’80s Hairstyles

What Were We Thinking? A Look Back at ’80s Hairstyles

We never thought that 1980s styles were all that bad—that is—until we started researching some of the hairdos that both men and women sported in that decade. The hairstyles were dominated by “high” hair, mullet cuts, and perms including Jheri curls. Just take a look below. To repeat: WHAT WERE WE THINKING?   As usual,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

Keep Doing That and You’ll Go Blind…Not

Keep Doing That and You’ll Go Blind…Not

Portnoy’s Mother (entering room unexpectedly): Stop that; you”ll go blind that way. Portnoy: Can I do it ’til I need glasses? Portnoy certainly was not the master of his domain, but then again, who among us men are? Our singularly uncontrollable urge to do that doesn’t mean we will lose our eyesight. If that wasContinue Reading

10 Celebrity Look-A-Likes

10 Celebrity Look-A-Likes

Take a look at our celebrity look-a-likes and tell us what you think in the comment section, below.   MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow & New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira   Carrie Underwood  & Reese Witherspoon Zooey Deschanel & Katy Perry   Will Ferrell & Los Angeles Angels’ Josh Hamilton   Sweet Polly Purebread & Hillary Clinton   TomContinue Reading

Unique “Positions” Men Like (With Photos)

Unique “Positions” Men Like (With Photos)

There are dozens of positions men like to do it in. They like some more than others, and they usually have a favorite one, too. We surveyed the average man (he was 5’6″, 150 lbs., and had non-distinct features) and were surprised at the celibated, er, celebrated, positions. Here they are:   THE MARINE PUSH-UPContinue Reading