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The Late Movies: Game of Thrones in the Style of Other Shows

Bryan Dugan

How Did Pabst Blue Ribbon Win its Blue Ribbon?

Matt Soniak

Before it was called PBR or even Pabst, the official beer of hipsters, old blue collar Wisconsinites and Frank Booth was brewed under the name Best Select, starting in 1875.

Watch the Original Unaired Three's Company Pilot

Kara Kovalchik

It’s standard practice in television to shoot a pilot episode of a proposed show in order for a network to get it greenlit and picked up, as they say in the biz.

The Missing Links: SNL-Inspired Art

Colin Patrick

10 Terms to Describe the Anatomy of a Book

Virginia C McGuire

Books have a lot of admirers. Many people love books not only because of what is written in them, but because they're works of art. And people who love things like to name them. Very thoroughly.

4 of the Oldest Pranks in the Book

Julie Winterbottom

No one knows who pulled the first prank, but it’s safe to say that humans have been hoaxing each other for well over 1000 years. Here are some of the oldest pranks on record.

This is Not a Prank: 10 Events That Actually Happened on April 1

Jens T Carstensen

Happy April Fool’s Day! And while today is a good day to be skeptical of any unusual news you hear, do keep in mind that, sometimes, the truth is stranger than pranks.

Why Are Whole Foods Typically More Expensive Than Processed?

Kevin Kampwirth

Close perusal of a Wonder loaf’s list of ingredients reveals some 29 tongue-tying components, while the whole grain loaf has five or six, none over two syllables.

7 Fun Facts About the Dothraki Language of Game of Thrones

Arika Okrent

The producers of Game of Thrones did the smart thing when they hired language creator David Petersen to work out realistic languages for the show.

Could A Coconut Save Your Life?

Jill Harness

How to Use Email (in 1997)

Chris Higgins

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Weekend Links: Dip Your Cookies in Tea

Roma Panganiban

Weekend Links: How Not to Shower

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies: Great Pop Culture Teachers of the '90s

Erica Palan