Topic: vacation

Video: I Almost Died And Thought It Was Hilarious

Video: I Almost Died And Thought It Was Hilarious

As part of my ongoing transformation into a forest person, I’ve been spending as much time in the woods as I possibly can. And so, when my upstate camping trip was over, I packed up my shenis and went straight to a cabin in New Hampshire. For those who haven’t been, it’s a beautiful state full of trees, lakes, and majestic vistas. Also: danger. Lots and lots of danger. More »

Gallery: Gross Things I Ate In Europe

Gallery: Gross Things I Ate In Europe

Guten tag from Deutschland! As you may know, I’ve just arrived back in Berlin after a delightful two weeks of swanning around Europe. And as eating exotic and delicious foods is an integral part of any decent vacation, I decided to say auf wiedersehen to my dumb diet for a little while and eat whatever I fancied. Some of the things I ate were gross-good, some were gross-gross, and yet others were just awesome. Come along with me on a vegan culinary tour of the old continent. More »

Why Margaritaville Is The Worst Song Of All Time

Why Margaritaville Is The Worst Song Of All Time

The contest for Worst Song in the World has a lot of entries. My own father, for example, holds that the shittiest song of all time is “A Horse with No Name” by America — a fine choice, I must say. Another contender is absolutely anything by The Eagles. But I’d like to make the argument that Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville,” that late-seventies ditty about a descent into alcoholism during an extended Florida vacation, is the single most laughably terrible song ever to sully our airwaves. If you will, a lyrical analysis: More »