Archives for November 2011


Why North Korea Is Better Than Vegas

Contrary to popular perception, the Democratic People’s Republic might just be the ultimate guy vacation destination. Sure, it’s a hopelessly self-deluded Communist quagmire, but having just returned from a little jaunt there, we can explain.


7 Historic Sites Any History Lover Should Visit

The U.S. is filled with historic wonders. Americans have experienced civil war, revolution, assassinations, terrorist attacks, two World Wars and the birth of rock n' roll, all of which have shaped and molded the United States of America into the greatest country in the world. There are historical landmarks dotted all across the country, from the east coast to the west coast, which have played imp …


Speakeasy: Nat Faxon

Paul F. Tompkins sits down with the multi-talented Ben and Kate star to discuss the show, surfing, shark attacks, ice hockey, improv and “slapping fives.” Oh, and winning an Oscar for co-writing The Descendants (guess that’s kind of a big deal).


The 4 Best Sports Cities In The USA

Ranking the best sports cities is clearly a subjective undertaking. However, objective criteria can be used to give the rankings more value. In our rankings, we look at sports history, sport venues, fan interest and team performance. Boston -- This is a city that has had a passionate love affair with its teams for decades. We use the phrase love affair because it is completely appropriate. Love …


Safe and Smooth Ski and Board Trip Tips

Even if you are perfectly geared up to slay the slopes, your shred-venture will go sour if you don’t reach the mountain in the first place. So here’s how to arrive in style and in one piece, whether or not you have a hot-dogging Yeti to watch over you.


Danny Trejo: “When things go south, pray”

Everyone’s favorite badass has survived serious adversity to menace the big and small screens. Your moustache may never be as sweet as his, but you can still learn from Mr. Trejo’s tips on bouncing back, keeping fit and, yeah, meeting women.


Ashley Greene Is Hotter Than Kristen Stewart

In a Twilight-themed Chickipedia Facebook poll, fans voted overwhelmingly in favor of this dark-haired stunner. So here’s a gallery of Ms. Greene’s finest photos, plus trivia. If nothing else, she’ll help you survive your girl dragging you to Breaking Dawn


4 Free Things To Do In Las Vegas That Don’t Involve Gambling Or Prostitution

Las Vegas is so chock full of free things to do that you will never ever be both bored and broke. You've probably lost your shirt already, but you will still have a blast, guaranteed. So, mope for a while and jumpstart your vacation with the following free attractions, some of which may also lead to free booze to drown your sorrows. Circus Acts. Everyone loves a good circus, and this perman …


Amy Adams Is Hotter Than Isla Fisher

Our own Chickipedia's fans voted between the two redheaded bombshells last week, and Adams won by just a few votes. With the Oscar-nominated actress set to star in The Muppets later this month, here's a gallery of fun facts and pretty pics.


Ron Jeremy: “Girls love mine. It tickles.”

Movember truly begins today. So why not turn to a legendary adult film star, philosopher and moustache icon for advice on health, wealth, grooming, sex and everything else that matters in life? Mr. Jeremy, the floor is yours ...