Interview: The Return of Tom Rhodes

Tom Rhodes is a singular figure in the world of comedy. The guy's a legend, a globetrotting master of the microphone. He's worked everywhere...

Aylward On: The Recline of Western Civilization

I was at Costco the other day because they have all the things. Costco has gathered everything you need into empty airplane hangers all over the world. Whether it's a tractor, a duvet or an eighty kilogram jar of pickles, the world's 7th largest retailer has your consumer coma needs covered.

Tharp On: Teaching

For all the English teachers out there —feeling loftly about the good work you are doing enlightening young minds— your compatriot Chris Tharp, would...

Dyed in the Wool Funny: Comedian Glenn Wool Brings his Shear Genius to Korea

The Winter season is never kind to Korea, and this year has proven no exception. But in order to warm your blessed little hearts,...

Tharp On: Regret

It was not long ago that I found myself taking in the exploits of Rob Ford—Toronto's train wreck of a mayor—with a mixture of fascination, horror and glee. Whoever said Canadians are boring? Such an utterance may have passed through my lips on one or two occasions, but I hereby eat my words. This guy is amazing—a combination of Marion Barry, Bill Clinton, and Chris Farley.

Tharp On: Haters

When perusing the average Internet comments section one thing is glaringly clear: love is overrated and hate is where it's at. For all it's promise, the web is largely fertilizer for the balls tree in anonymous hater land.

Tharp On: Saturday BIFF Fever

Oh poor Nampodong! Once the bridesmaid, never the bride. When thinking about it you can't help but feel sorry for her. After all, this...

Tharp On: BIFF 2013 Opening Night Party

Don't you just love October? Not only are the days bright and gorgeous and decidedly less-sweaty, but it's that time of year once again, where the who's who of the international film scene descend from the heavens and deign to walk with us mortals here in our gritty ol' port town.

Poop Wine: Traditional Korean Remedy Gets First Ever Public Documentary

Though the average Korean you ask would have no idea what you are talking about, a recently released video documentary by Vice correspondent Yuka Uchida investigates the traditional cure-all beverage Ttongsul – better known as poop wine, made from rice wine and feces.

Tharp On: Family

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