“When it comes to game shows, some people enjoy the intellectual challenge of Jeopardy. Others like the adlibbed outbursts on The Family Feud. I can’t resist the eccentric contestants and lowest-common-denominator appeal of my favorite game show: The Price is Right.” Nick Honeywell picks out a few choice contestants.
“The lead character, Sandra, played uncomfortably well by Marion Cotillard, starts the film by telling herself not to cry. She pops a Xanax. Then she cries, pops more Xanax, and teeters on the verge of crying again in a non-stop cycle of self-pity for the next 90 minutes.” Nick Honeywell reviews Two Days, One Night.
“If Manny’s going to defy the odds and pull of one of the most unlikely scenarios for this fight—a clean KO of Floyd Mayweather—it’s going to take a special performance. The stars must align.” Nick Honeywell speaks on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao bout.
“Twenty years ago, Jim Carrey became a legend practically overnight. He was more or less unknown before starring in three 1994 comedies—Ace Venture: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber—that still stand as some of the most hilarious films ever created.” Nick Honeywell talks classic comedies.
“It’s Always Sunny is also available on Netflix, where you can watch episodes back-to-back-to-back until you realize the sun will be up in two hours and you should probably get some sleep before work.” Nick Honeywell picks his favorite episodes.
“Picking up shit isn’t an exact science. You must consider the placement of the pile, if anyone is watching, the possibility of several shits, and the condition of the bag.” Nick Honeywell walks his dog.
“Today I have no illusions about the Oscars. They are an overwrought fashion show designed to trick the public into thinking Clint Eastwood is still alive.” Nick Honeywell casts his votes.
“The vile blob is shaped exactly like the can. The way the ridges are still indented into the side of the quivering mass—it makes me shudder.” Nick Honeywell has your Thanksgiving FAQs.
“I wasn’t the only kid who worshipped the SNES. There were lots of us. And now we want our old games back. So I, like many, started browsing Ebay for SNES cartridges, finding that some games were shockingly expensive.” Nick Honeywell‘s advice: buy.