M Asher Cantrell
Joined: Nov 21, 2012
M. Asher Cantrell is the pen name of M. Asher Cantrell because he doesn’t understand how pseudonyms work. Ashe was born in Nashville, TN, and received a B.A. in English/Writing from Middle Tennessee State University. He now lives near Nashville in an apartment that is smaller than the inside of many automobiles. He has been featured on Cracked.com, Film School Rejects, and Playboy's safe-for-work entertainment blog, The Smoking Jacket. He is also writing a book, The Book of Word Records, for Adams Media.
Typically, when one needs to have a building constructed, they’ll put it in a spot that makes sense. These people apparently didn't get the memo.
Although the sideshow has mostly disappeared from the American landscape today, we can still look back on the performers of yesteryear and see how they became the icons of the American circus culture. But the stories of the real-life people behind the leg
Through thousands of years of knowledge and learning, we’ve developed extremely advanced intelligence as a species, especially when compared to other animals. But what made us so unique? What evolutionary paths did we take that others did not? The theorie
President Obama recently suggested the retirement of the penny as a way of reducing the federal budget, since it costs nearly two and a half times its face value to mint. While that may not happen any time soon, it’s still interesting to look at some othe
You might not know all their names, but these people were closer than a heartbeat away from the presidency.
The holidays are here again. That means family, and family means listening to insane, ill-informed debates over every subject imaginable. But just because your relatives are old and probably a little crazy doesn’t mean everything they say is nonsense. Whe
We all know Black Friday, the discount-fueled shopping frenzy that follows Thanksgiving. But there are “Black” days for Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, too. You probably wouldn’t want to wake up early to wait in line for any of
One of the biggest news stories of 2012 has been the so-called Miami Zombie attack, where one man—theorized to be on bath salts—attacked a homeless man and gnawed on his face. But lots of other terrifying things happened all over the world this year that
We get frustrated with Hollywood's propensity for weird sequels that seem to have little or nothing to do with the original, but it just so happens that the practice is older than filmmaking itself. Several classic stories have strange follow-ups you've n
The road to 50 states was littered with wannabes who couldn't wait to declare themselves—but never quite got to full statehood.
After we posted 13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History, several readers pointed out that none of the works were created by female artists. So, here are 13 more disturbing pieces of art, and they’re all created by women. 1. Artemesia Gentileschi - Judit
The media is often criticized for showing violent and disturbing imagery. Movies, TV, video games, tabletop RPGs, comic books, and various other things have all gone through periods where they're blamed for exposing children to dark and unsettling things.