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That time Friends made stylists a bunch of money

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Pop culture owes a lot to the show Friends which, during the time it aired, was a ratings juggernaut that dominated the airwaves and crushed countless other shows stupid or brave enough to stand against it. Perhaps one of the more curious things the show did was convince an entire generation of women to get a shitty, impossible to maintain haircut. 

John Wick is called John Wick because of John Wick

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John Wick is a film in which Keanu Reeves plays a big dick hitman so feared by the criminal underworld that the mere mention of his name causes hardened gangsters to shit their pants in fear. Curiously, despite that sounding like the coolest shit ever, the film initially had a title so forgettable Keanu Reeves called it John Wick instead. 

That time Costco’s founder said he’d die over a hot dog

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Costco is a company well known in in the world retail for it’s employee-centric business model that puts the happiness and well-being of it’s staff before the wants of its shareholders. Shareholders it should be noted the company’s co-founder, James Sinegal, has repeatedly told to go and fuck themselves when they’ve floated the idea of raising the price of certain products past him. In particular Sinegal has a particular fondness for the company’s hot dog combo, which he has gone on record as saying he’d die over.

Llamas sometimes kick wolves to death, to protect sheep

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For farmers the world over predation of their livestock by wild animals is a recurring threat they’re forced to deal with on a near constant basis. Or at least that’s the case for farmers who haven’t invested in what is apparently the very latest in anti-wolf technology, a llama. 

That time the first Pong machine broke, because it made too much money

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In the near 5 decades since it’s initial release, Pong has been directly responsible for more lost quarters than baggy sweatpants and couch cushions combined and more time has been spent playing it than almost any other video game in history. Curious then that it was invented by a guy who’d literally never played a video game before, as a training exercise.