Menu

Michael Balazo

Michael Balazo

Ten Predictions For The 2014 Oscars

It’s Oscar time again, fellow film freaks—and what a cinetastic year it’s been! From outer space to Wall Street to the thrill of slavery, Hollywood really spoiled us silly over the past 12 months. So, in a desperate attempt to cure ourselves of...

Valentine’s Day Tips For Singles

Single on Valentine’s Day? Dry those eyes, you big dummy! Just because you’re flying solo on the most romantic day of the year doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself like a normal human. Here are some tried and true tips for making the most of...

Everything You Need To Know About The Sochi Olympics

After years of buildup and excitement, the 2014 Sochi Games finally kick off this Friday. To help you make the most of the upcoming 17 days of winter sports fun, we’ve compiled a list of fun facts about the XXII Olympic...

The Flat Nuts and Big Asses of Black Friday

This year, one death and at least 15 injuries were reported across America as shoppers trampled over, slapped, and head-butted each other to score sweet Black Friday deals. So, what did you, the people of the Internet, make of all this retail...

‘It’s Just a Flesh Wound!’ and Other Timely References

Comedy fans around the world rejoiced last week when the surviving members of legendary sketch troupe Monty Python announced they’d be reuniting and performing a series of shows next year in London. CNN commenter...

Who Will Rise Up Against Batkid’s Tyrannical Liberal Politics?

Last Friday, thousands of San Francisco residents took to the streets to help a five-year-old leukemia survivor realize his wish to be Batman for a day. During the day, “Batkid” foiled a mock bank robbery, captured The Joker, rescued a damsel in...

How Do You Solve a Problem Like an Immortal Angela Lansbury?

Actress Angela Lansbury lost her cool last week when she criticized the upcoming reboot of ‘80s TV show Murder, She Wrote as “a mistake” because the original was so amazing and a reboot just won’t be the same....

I Hate Nazis!

Last week, the United States killed Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone strike. America’s continued use of drone strikes raises a lot of big questions, like: does killing terrorists this way inadvertently create more terrorists...

Will You Follow Russell Brand Into Battle?

Last week, in an interview that all of your friends posted on Facebook, British comedian Russell Brand declared he’d never voted, he hated capitalism, and...

How Many of Dick Cheney’s Problems Are Tobacco-Related? (All of Them)

During a recent interview with 60 Minutes, former U.S. Vice President and torture enthusiast Dick Cheney revealed that he once feared that terrorists could use the defibrillator that had been implanted near his...