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As a So-Cal suburban teen, I was a die-hard Sonic Youth lover. So when Kim Gordon launched X-Girl clothing in 1994 I became an insta-fan. My favorite T-shirt was electric blue and said X-Girl in neon orange and pink and wearing it immediately helped me separate the kids I'd like to know from the ones I wouldn't: every jock would say 'X-Girl, does that mean you're a dude now?' while every music nerd would give a knowing nod of alliance. I still mourn its American ... Read More
               For those of you who aren't into watching the Koalas battle the Manatees this Sunday at the Stupor Bowl (I have no understanding of who is playing, or how sports work), there is a safe place to rest your eyeballs. Sarah Haskins, the brilliant comedian profiled in the December/January issue of BUST, will be hosting a show on Current called the 'Target Women Super Special.' The hour-long special, ... Read More

Blowfish balls

BY Laurie in General |

The New York Times reported today that 7 diners became seriously ill after eating blowfish testicles in Japan recently. The police said the restaurant did not have a license to serve the Japanese delicacy and are investigating. (Note to self: Do not ingest fish balls. Ever.) I'm curious if anyone has ever tried the blowfish? Is it really that good that you would risk paralysis? Enquiring minds want to know. Via ... Read More
Important Things with Demetri MartinWednesdays 10:30pm / 9:30c Series PreviewMore Funny Videos Comedians on Tour Get Funny Ringtones Stand-Up ComedyDemetri Martin is getting his own show on Comedy Central! Premieres Feb 11th at 10:30. You may have seen him on Conan, or The Daily Show, or as one of the Crazy Dogs in Flight of the Conchords. I've had a little crush on him ever since we boy du joured him in the magazine years ago. He is funny and ... Read More
LigerBeat is heading down south to party Richmond style! For those of you unfortunate souls not in the know, LigerBeat is a magazine made for and by women who love the d and know that porn shouldn't be threatening, and that there is nothing sexier than humor. Featuring centerfolds of hot (straight) dudes that you would actually want to bang, amazing artists, dicks on the street, and emailed submissions, we bring together the worlds of humor and erotica to ... Read More