Greg Valdez

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Butch Vig on the 25th Anniversary of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ and the ‘Mediocre’ State of Music

The legendary producer sat down at SXSW to discuss his production of the Nirvana classic, the Nirvana/Neil Young album that wasn’t, and much more.<p>He …

Indie Music

10 Words The Simpsons Made Famous

After 550+ episodes—and with no end in sight—<i>The Simpsons</i> has changed the way we talk to one another. Here are 10 words that the show has made …

101 Amazing Facts Everyone Should Know

In this extensive List Show episode, John Green bombards you with 101 amazing facts. Want a transcript? Here's one!<p>SEE ALSO...<p>90 Amazing Facts About …

I Am Sterling Archer, and I Am Here to Improve Your Spring-Travel Plans

The urbane spy answers 20 timely questions about your next vacation.<p><i>As FX's</i> Archer <i>nears the end of its sixth season (the penultimate episode airs tonight) and spring-travel season begins, we brought some pressing questions about vacations, airlines, and outfits to the World's Greatest Spy himself,</i> …

Western Australia

15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes

In addition to being one of the world's greatest thinkers, Albert Einstein was also quite the philosopher. On what would be the renowned theoretical …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

Why Does Music Give You Chills?

When your playlist strikes all the right chords, your body can go on a physiological joyride. Your heart rate increases. Your pupils dilate. Your …

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sex From the Last 600 Years

Lexicographer Jonathon Green’s comprehensive historical dictionary of slang, <i>Green’s Dictionary of Slang</i>, covers hundreds of years of jargon, cant, …

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

Here Are The 15 Greatest Nude Scenes Of All-Time, According To Mr. Skin

The man of skin, Mr. Skin, has been “fast-forwarding to the good parts” for 15 years now. To celebrate, he ordered a cake in the shape of Phoebe Cates, then ranked the 150 greatest nude scenes of all-time. But what does “greatest” refer to exactly, though? Could it mean most watched? Most …

50 Awesome Facts (About Everything)

We’ve been learning a lot from reading National Geographic Kids’s book <i>5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) 2</i><i>.</i> If you need a great conversation …

Kanye West and Paul McCartney Might Be Recording Together

Kanye West and Paul McCartney might be recording together, according to <i>The New York Post</i>. The <i>Post</i> quotes sources saying that West and McCartney have been secretly working in the studio together on a number of tracks that "could develop into an album"—including one number titled "Piss on My Grave" …

Kim Kardashian

Save Me the Krust: 'The Simpsons' Likely Killing Off Krusty the Clown

Showrunner Al Jean says a major character will meet its demise in an episode titled "A Clown in the Dumps"<p>Last October, <i>Simpsons</i> showrunner Al Jean …

100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library | The Art of Manliness

<i>Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay</i><p>There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your …

How to Tie 7 Basic Knots | The Art of Manliness

For centuries, knotsmanship has been passed down from generation to generation. It’s an essential skill whether a man desires to hit the high seas or …

41 Eerie Photos of Abandoned Soviet Buildings

Rebecca Bathory stepped into her first abandoned building, a Victorian asylum, in 2005. Today she travels the world, taking pictures of broken and …

History

Unfortunate Things Happening to Little Kids

Cats.

Most WTF animal photos of the year

22 Hilarious And Disturbing Missing Cat Posters

They will make you laugh. And then be concerned.

NASA Shares Gorgeous Gallery of Cosmic Imagery Ahead of Cosmos Premier

Tonight, at 9pm EST, more than 70 nations will broadcast the first episode in the 13-part remake of the show Cosmos. It will be the biggest launch …

10 Rare Dave Grohl Songs Everyone Should Hear

Dave Grohl is one of the most popular rock musicians still going strong these days, not to mention one of the coolest. But he’s more than just Nirvana and the Foo Fighters; the man has released hundreds of lesser-known songs with other bands, and even some by his lonesome, from before and after he …

Jimi's Last Ride

Epic plans, earthly troubles and sweet music: the guitar god's frenetic final months and lost recordings<p>On the evening of August 26th, 1970, Jimi …

Guitar