Wacky Web Week

This food’s out to attack more than your heart

We’re taught from a tender age not to play with our food. Still, many of my formative years were spent slyly sculpting fortresses out of mashed potatoes and creating formidable moats of gravy — those green beans never stood a chance!

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Run for the border and sing for your supper!

Who knew the best place to catch some local music might be at your neighborhood fast-food joint? Drive-throughs may not seem like a hotbed for creativity, but try telling that to these two folksy foodies. Watch as they crank out the croons and order up a fiesta-sized feast.

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Never put in an honest day’s work again!

There’s just not enough time in the workday to idly surf the Internet, work on side projects, update your personal blog, and get all your work done. When your boss is breathing down your neck about that overdue report, something’s just gotta give!

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‘Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin!’

We all know the story of the Three Little Pigs who outsmart the Big, Bad Wolf. Their tale of survival in a time before building codes has been passed down from generation to generation for more than 150 years.

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Feeling twitterpated? You’re not the only one!

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably been inundated by Twitter, the latest fad to take the social-networking world by storm. The 20-word tweets reflect every nuance of a tweeter’s life, down to the most mundane activity. Celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore have hundreds of thousands of twits hanging on their every tweet, and the numbers are growing.

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Don’t be sheepish, they’re a shear delight!

Hollywood has spoiled us; it’s rare in this day and age to see a truly unusual, impressive feat accomplished and recorded without the use of special effects. When such a daring deed is pulled off by unassuming amateurs, it’s even more remarkable.

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No more sitting through long-winded epics!

With today’s busy schedules, who has time to keep current on the latest films? And once you’ve finally seen that talked-about flick, there’s hardly enough spare hours lying around in your schedule to re-watch it, no matter how much you enjoyed your first viewing. If only there were a way to review the best parts of the movie without wasting too much of your all-too-precious time ….

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Putting the ‘art’ back into your arteries!

You’ve heard it before: fast food is bad for you. Doctors have been pounding this point into us for years. But sometimes, a tantalizing waft of greasy goodness is too tempting to resist!

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Nothing friendly about this ‘friend’ request

Social-networking sites have taken the online world by storm, forging connections between friends new and old. But just what constitutes a “friend” in this virtual community?

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Hell hath no fury like a lunchbox scorned

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay (of the popular televised competition “Hell’s Kitchen”) is notorious for his foul mouth and short fuse. Few and far between are the episodes that don’t culminate in crying contestants, as Gordon summarily rips apart their culinary slogs with a fiery enthusiasm. But where did he acquire such a dramatic and pigheaded disposition?

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