​Do Not Pimp Your Child Out on Social Media

How much social-media exposure should your small children get? One answer, for parents who appropriately respect but are perhaps also in denial about the invasive power of the internet, is "none." Don't Facebook your kid, don't Vine your kid, don't Tweet about your kid. That's probably the correct answer, the way… » 7/09/14 11:44am 7/09/14 11:44am

The '85 Bears At The Obama White House: A Historic Photo, Annotated

In 1986, shortly before the Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears were prepared to make the annual champions' trip to the White House and meet President Ronald Reagan, the Challenger exploded. The Bears' White House visit was canceled and subsequently forgotten—until, that is October 2011, when rabid Bears fan Barack… » 11/07/13 2:06pm 11/07/13 2:06pm

The Hockey Legend Thinks Your Epiphany Is Stupid

The Stacks' Alex Belth has a fun interview with Rich Cohen, author Monsters, the book about the '85 Bears that we excerpted yesterday. There's a lot of good stuff in there, but I'm particularly taken with the anecdote below, which isn't about the Bears at all. » 11/01/13 3:59pm 11/01/13 3:59pm

Secrets Of A Hitter: How Doug Plank Inspired The NFL's Meanest Defense

Montauk Monster Has Hideous, Equally Baffling Canadian Cousin

A mysterious animal has washed up in a reservoir near the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Band reserve in northern Ontario, but no one can decide exactly what it is. Sound familiar? » 5/22/10 1:25pm 5/22/10 1:25pm

Dear Pixar: Stop Making Me Cry Like A Bitch

I took my three-year-old to see Up the other day. We left after an hour because she didn't want to stick around (Thanks for burning my money, kid). But that hardly mattered. » 7/13/09 1:10pm 7/13/09 1:10pm