Inside all of us resides a Hero.

Video games let us be whoever we want to be; a race car driver, an intergalactic marine, a 5'0" plumber. Sometimes, these characters we play as evolve in front of us as if they are alive. Video games, and the characters in them, have grown up with us and matured the pixelated avatars into something that only movies… » 7/11/14 2:45pm 7/11/14 2:45pm

​Kickstarter Potato Salad Guy Is a Hero

Late last week, amidst an agonizingly slow pre-holiday news cycle, CNET introduced the world to Zack Danger Brown, a Columbus, Ohio native who wanted to crowdfund the making of his very first potato salad on Kickstarter. He wanted $10. He got over $15,000 (and counting). And here, because this is the world we have… » 7/07/14 7:48pm 7/07/14 7:48pm

​The "Nanny From Hell" Is an American Hero

As the story of the so-called "Nanny From Hell" continues to unfold, it becomes clearer and clearer that America is a nation of cringing dupes and shameless predators, and that most of the predators are also dupes. The coverage, very much including this site's own coverage, has been dedicated to the peculiar notion… » 7/03/14 9:00am 7/03/14 9:00am