Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Year-End Bonus
This is the time of year when some of us find a little extra in our paychecks, or get a nice fat bonus after we’ve already been paid. It’s a great way to end the year, but if you don’t plan ahead and think it through, that bonus could disappear quickly, along with the smile it gave…
5 Important Things You Should Know About That Year-End Bonus
This time of year, with all the present buying, snow shoveling and family visiting, rarely do we have a moment to really think through that year-end bonus we hope is coming. But there are some important things you should know about your bonus—before you rely on it to cover the cost of all…
10 Strange Coca-Cola Flavors From Around the World
We have collected a few of the odder inventions brought to us by Coca-Cola. And we wonder if Dr. Pemberton rolls over in his grave.
Black Friday 2013 — A Guide to the Best Deals in Stores and Online
Black Friday has grown into a weekend of consumer-oriented festivities starting as early as 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. We've put together a guide as to who’s open when and what kinds of deals you can find when you shop, either at brick-and-mortar stores or on the Web:
5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More
Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know a…
5 Fun Ways to Reuse Your Halloween Pumpkin
Throwing them away seems like a waste, and it is. There are several other things you can do with your suddenly idle pumpkins:
Visit These Very Real Haunted Houses This Halloween
Halloween is haunted-house season, the one time of year you when, if you want, you can pay a random group of actors to fill up an old warehouse with gory props and costumes and scare the snot out of some people. But if you’re looking for a subtler, truly frightening experience, America is full…
5 Active Ways to Deal With a Lazy Co-Worker
Life at work can be difficult enough without having to deal with a coworker who isn't pulling his weight. This person can do a lot of damage to workplace morale, not to mention the team's overall success. You don’t have to just suffer in silence, though. There are ways you can deal w…
15 of the Shortest Celebrity Marriages in Hollywood History
As we near the anniversary of both Kim Kardashian’s split from short-time husband Kris Humphries and the start of Katy Perry’s rather brief marriage to Russell Brand, we can't help but ponder the shelf-life of Hollywood wedded bliss...
How to Say No to Your Boss Without Getting Fired
Sometimes it’s okay to say no to your boss. But knowing when it's an appropriate time can be tricky, and doing it requires some tact.
5 Simple Tricks to Go From Job Interview to Employee
Getting a job is a lot of work. For the most part, an active job search is a full-time job. You put in a lot of effort and time to improve your resume, make sure it’s visible online, make good connections in your network and finally get an interview. But the work doesn’t stop there.
How to Make Your Boss Look Good (Without Being a Suck-Up)
Making your boss look good—even though you may hate the idea of doing it—is a really good idea.