Irish Beers, Ranked

St. Patrick's Day is tough on a civic-minded, humanist boozebag. I love New Year's Eve and Thanksgiving Morning and Arbor Weekend and all the other "amateur hours" that too many self-proclaimed sophisticates haughtily dismiss, but Paddy's Day comes soaked with complications beyond the rivers of glitter and puke that flow … » 3/14/14 3:00pm 3/14/14 3:00pm

24 Light Beers, Ranked

Raise your hand if you're even fatter now than you were on New Year's Day. No, your other hand, the one that isn't strangling a donut. Oh, I see. Well, do you have a third hand? Never mind, the tear tracks carved through your powdered-sugar beard are affirmation enough. » 2/28/14 2:37pm 2/28/14 2:37pm

Round 2 Of The Ultimate Super Bowl Dip Playoffs Starts NOW! Vote!

We knew a debate on the subject of dip would prove to be a contentious one. And boy howdy, was it ever! Within an hour of posting, a vicious Guac v. Baba battle had broken out, virtual friendships were torn asunder, and colleagues were accusing one another of Un-American Activities. (Maybe it's a good thing Pete Seeger … » 1/29/14 2:33pm 1/29/14 2:33pm

The 24 Most Amazing YouTube Videos of 1955 (or Any Year)

On Tuesday, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic wrote on the New York Review of Books' web site about the pleasures of reliving his youthful experiences through the music and movies he could find on YouTube. When Gawker editor John Cook wrote to compliment him on the piece, Simic… » 12/31/13 12:46pm 12/31/13 12:46pm

The Great American Menu: Foods Of The States, Ranked And Mapped

What are the United States' best regional foodstuffs? Its worst? These are the questions that bedevil the mind of man—but no longer! For here, we have ranked them. Rigorously scientific (not), ardently researched (nope), and scrupulously fair (not even a little bit): this is the Great American Menu! » 10/17/13 2:36pm 10/17/13 2:36pm

FC Barcelona's No Longer Ranked World's Best Club, And You Won't Believe…

FC Barcelona's been struggling. In the past few weeks, they've lost to Real Madrid back-to-back, and haven't beaten their rivals since last August. They were just defeated 2-0 in the Champions League away to an undermanned AC Milan side. They've only won one game in their last four. Messi is hurting, spiritually. And… » 3/09/13 12:37pm 3/09/13 12:37pm

Prophet Or Troll? Ron Jaworski Names Joe Flacco The 9th-Best NFL QB

Remember how Ron Jaworski had Matthew Stafford 14th on his list of current NFL quarterbacks? The trolling had only begun. Jaws lists Joe Flacco ninth, and cites that noted cannon of a right arm. » 7/04/12 3:00pm 7/04/12 3:00pm