Archives for December 2011

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8 Mistakes You Will Make At Your Office Holiday Party

Oh yes, the yearly office holiday party is on the horizon of your near future. The music is never that good. You can do with or without the food. No one ever invites any cool guests. So, what's the mass appeal of an office holiday party? Simple. You get to see all the people you work with for 40 or more hours a week cut loose. The people that only display a rather professional side to them can't h …

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4 Dancing Tips That Make Cutting A Rug Easy

Not everyone can be a trained dancer. And for the purposes of getting down in a club, you don't have to be. Men tend to think too much when they dance,which gives them a rather stiff, and well, unnatural appearance on the dance floor. Stiff Zombie-like movement is only cool in horror flicks and a certain Michael Jackson music video. Sure, some women equate the way you move on the dance floor to th …

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Video: Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Anyone can drag their Christmas tree out to the curb. It takes a resourceful man to turn a Christmas tree into a beer mug. This week on For the Win, Mike Capes shows you how to get the most out of your tree after the holidays have ended. Ready your saws, gentleman.

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The Girls of The Darkest Hour

If you’re any kind of moviegoer, chances are you’ve seen them both Olivia Thirlby and Rachael Taylor on screen at some point in the last few years. If you haven’t, you’ve been missing out. Check out this gallery to see what we mean.

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4 Badass Explorers You Should Emulate

Exploring the globe is a much more feasible possibility today than it was in the 15th or 16th century. Now you can book an around-the-world flight, and before you know it you'll be sipping alcohol from a coconut while surrounded by palm trees. However earlier explorers had to do battle with the seven seas if they were to find new adventures to partake in. This involved months, years and sometimes …

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X-Factor’s Most Inspirational Tunes

We asked X-Factor's final three what songs we should drop on an “inspirational” playlist. Sneak ’em on to your girl’s iPod and she’ll melt.

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Made in Sweden

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, based on a Swedish book, is hardly the first fantastic thing from Sweden to wash up on American shores

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The 11 Coolest Album Covers of 2011

The death of the CD has meant a resurgence in album artwork, and the past year has featured a number of truly impressive covers. We don’t necessarily endorse all the actual music on these records, but the aesthetics alone make them worth keeping around.

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6 Stand Up Albums That Will Make You Laugh Again And Again

Not since the heady days of Richard Pryor, Monty Python and George Carlin has there been such a fervent audience for stand up albums. But the greatest stand up albums are created by seasoned pros who have taken years to hone and perfect their craft, traveling the country and pouring out their inner most turmoil to a crowd that laughs straight back in their face, and they wouldn't have it any …

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10 Perfect Holiday Gifts

Mid-December. Yup, that’s about the time the smart but busy man starts seriously thinking about what to buy everyone on his holiday gift list. Relax, friend. Everything you need for parents, siblings and that special lady in your life is right here.

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Funny! 6 Kids Crying Over Football

Rough weekend for your NFL team? Cheer up while watching these kids ball their eyes out about the NFL. Oh come on, it's hilarious.

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10 Really Expensive Christmas Gifts

Even if you aren’t a Saudi oil baron, it’s fun to gaze at the extravagant items upscale brands roll out around the holidays. From a $68 prophylactic to a $2,000,000 car, it’s all here. Put your credit card under lock and key before reading.

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4 Drunk Pranks Everyone Should Pull On Their Friends

Getting drunk is the perfect way to unwind after a hectic week at work. Sometimes an evening of beer, tequila and cider is the best way to release your frustrations. Just remember, being in a drunken state can lead to you being in the prime position to receive a torrent of abuse from your friends. This can range from the hilarious to the borderline sadistic. But if you find your friends in this co …

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5 Free Things To Do In Austin That Will Keep You Weird

Visiting (and enjoying) Austin doesn't have to cost you a dime; really, all you have to do to have a blast there is walk around outside. From wildlife watching (Congress Avenue Bridge boasts North America's largest urban bat colony) to people watching (Leslie The Transvestite—more on shim later), Austin's streets are loaded with free entertainment. So next time you find yourself in this weird litt …