All posts by Jeff Silvers

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7 Wrestlers Who Were Blatant Knock-offs (via WhatCulture)

Nobody likes a cheap knock-off—that’s why you never hear anyone try to order Dr. Thunder at a restaurant.  And it’s no better when you pay $30 for wrestling tickets only to find out the main event is Andrew the Giant versus “Macho Guy” Sandy Ravage.  Check out my new WhatCulture article, 7 Wrestlers Who Were Blatant Knock-offs.

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The Crazy Coincidence That Saved Video Games Forever (via Cracked)

If you’ve ever found yourself playing video games for thirty-five hours non-stop, remember to thank the 80s CEO whose temper tantrum is directly responsible for your favorite hobby/debilitating addiction.  Check out my latest Cracked article, The Crazy Coincidence That Saved Video Games Forever.

7 Beloved Video Game Consoles That Were Almost Completely Different (via WhatCulture)

Video game consoles go through a lot of changes before they hit stores.  Some are pretty well-publicized, like that time Microsoft almost prevented you from sharing Xbox One games as an experiment to see how many people they could sell a PlayStation 4.  Others are a little lesser known, and for those, you should check out my first article on WhatCulture, 7 Beloved Video Game Consoles That Were Almost Completely Different.

Highlights from Yesterday’s James Comey Testimony

In an event billed by the media as “the Super Bowl of Washington,” former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate yesterday regarding allegations that President Trump tried to influence the FBI investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election.  In case you missed it, here are some highlights from Comey’s testimony:

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GUEST POST: “This is Fucking Awesome” (by the ghost of President James Buchanan)

As of noon Eastern Time today, Donald Trump has officially become the 45th President of the United States.  I’ve invited the ghost of James Buchanan—widely regarded by historians as the worst-ever U.S. President—to share his thoughts on this important day.  He was… strangely excited about it. — Jeff

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