Becca

What Could Have Been (But I’m Super Ok With It Not Having Been)

This was fun and I think it went pretty well! Lucky for you guys. I had this prepared just in case - to give you what for. More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

A Harrowing Tale

Don’t you hate it when this happens? You’re already having a bad day at work and that guy you hate keeps calling you a Kristen Wiig-alike, when all of a sudden you’ve got flambé junk. You can’t go to the bathroom on your floor because the walls are paper thin and you’ve got some hardcore… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Just A Few Timeless Love Songs

It used to be that you experienced love one flesh and blood human being to another – analog style. But we live in a time when any conceivable emotion can be expressed through a YouTube video. And I think these videos convey pretty much the entire spectrum of things a decent person could ever want… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Let’s All Just Agree To Stay Alive Forever

Anything I could say would just ruin this. Whaaaaaat?!?! UK Monsters, how could you have kept this from us for so long? (Thanks for the tip, hazel.)… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Breaking Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son News!

Life imitates (f)art (jokes)! It was alright when Brandon T. Jackson’s character in Tropic Thunder (a rapper turned actor) made a song called Booty Sweat only because we were certain it wouldn’t happen in real life. Certainty is feeble at best. Check out the first single from the Big Mommas: Like Father, Like… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Portlandia News!

Everyone's watching Portlandia, right? Well, if not, catch up now because IFC has renewed it for a second season. No IFC? That's no excuse! Hulu to the rescue. There are also clips on IFC's website. And Portlandia's hilarious antecedent - ThunderAnt - is just as funny as the show itself. Let'… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Is Sesame Street a Liberal Conspiracy??!1?!?

Do you know where your kids are right now? Are they watching Sesame Street? Do you have kids? If so, they could be being indoctrinated RIGHT NOW! More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Snow Refuses To Make Its Allegiances Known

[EDIT: This post has been rendered completely vestigial by the unseasonably warm weather here in Chicago today. ALL THE SNOW IS GONE!] Snow is the worst, right? Or is it the best? Here’s a bunch of people seeing snow for the first time – to put things in perspective. (Check out Dick van Dyke… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Ghostly Lovers

How was everyone’s Valentine’s Day? Mine was… three days ago. If only I’d known then what I know now! I could have hooked up with a ghost. Time to delete that Zoosk profile! More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Top Chef: All-Stars S01E010: Say Hi To My Mother For Me

(Photoshopping courtesy of Patrick M.) Everyone say hi to my mom (again)! It’s no secret that my mom loooooves Gabe’s Top Chef Recaps. Because of the long and storied history of this obsession, I’ll recap the tale in pictures spanning Videogum, Twitter, and even the Huffingto… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Good News/Bad News, Detroit

The good news is that Chrysler’s Super Bowl commercial makes your city look kind of cool. The bad news: not cool enough. More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Beware The Chemtrails Of … February

You know those seemingly innocuous lines planes leave in the sky? Well, you probably thought you knew them. I mean, you've seen them your whole life. They were even kind of cool when you were a kid. Turns out they were fooling us all along. Trying to get us to trust them with things like… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

So Don Cheadle Thinks He Can Dance!?

You don’t get to be an Academy and BET award nominated actor without paying your dues. More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011

Meet Today’s Guest Blogger: Becca

(Photoshopping courtesy of Patrick M) O.G. commenter Becca here! In April 2008, when I started commenting on Videogum, folks knew the value of a hard day’s commentin’ and did it for the love of the blog… or some such nonsense. We weren’t yet called monsters and you didn’t have to have an account to… More »

By: Becca / February 17, 2011