Article Archive for September 2010

Things We Like: Super Infra-Man, Biking in Kyoto and Wanton Destruction
Posted in Things We Like on 18 September 2010
Stats: 4,838 views and 1 Comment

Not even Infra-Man has the strength to resist the bicycle cops of Kyoto, or the destruction of his home by a synth-pop duo. Sometimes, things just happen.

Tales of the Wallingford Beast, Part 1
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 17 September 2010
Stats: 28,465 views and 1 Comment

Here at Archie McPhee we’re used to strange things happening, but these events defy explanation. Something is out there.

Why We Tumblr
Posted in One Million Watts on 16 September 2010
Stats: 6,465 views and 1 Comment

I resisted Tumblr for a long time because I saw it as little more than a coffee-table blogging service — all style, with no context or substance. I didn’t realize that were its strengths.

Searching for the Perfect Cardigan
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 15 September 2010
Stats: 5,308 views and 2 Comments

I’ve looked practically everywhere and still I have not been able to find the Perfect Cardigan. Honestly, I’m not asking for much.

By Night Known as Mr. Clay
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 September 2010
Stats: 3,782 views and No Comments

In 1990, I met comedian Andrew Dice Clay in Las Vegas. His reputation preceded him: People were saying he was a lousy tipper and an obnoxious jerk.

Are You There, God? It’s Me and I’m Confused
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 13 September 2010
Stats: 4,315 views and 1 Comment

Some people test-drive a few cars before making a down payment. This was the approach I took towards religion. I tried them all, and I still don’t know what I’m doing.

Things We Like: “Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” Penn Jillette Sightings and Sad Don
Posted in Things We Like on 11 September 2010
Stats: 4,466 views and 1 Comment

Killing time in the parking lot before a 1980s Judas Priest show. Also: Penn Jillette appears on the horizon, and Don Draper emotes in a variety pack.

Awesome Panda Facts!
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 10 September 2010
Stats: 12,090 views and 1 Comment

As part of our continuing effort to rid the internet of filthy lies, we present a few incredibly well-researched and absolutely true facts about the Giant Panda.

Monsters, Redheads and Darren McGavin
Posted in Things We Like on 9 September 2010
Stats: 5,635 views and 2 Comments

To my mind, there’s only one way to embrace the waning sunlight of autumn: by watching spooky TV shows.

“Why He’s My Ex”: A Happy Book of Endings
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 8 September 2010
Stats: 12,784 views and 1 Comment

In “Why He’s My Ex,” women from six countries tell their true stories of past relationships — through intricate mini-set pieces.