Posts tagged "Trains"

Movies For Dudes: Unstoppable

[Originally posted on November 15th, 2010.] [Gabe Liedman is a stand-up comedian. In his new column, he takes on the genre of Dude Flicks, where guns, pecs, car crashes and glib one-liners delivered in front of a burning building with only half a t-shirt on and nothing left to loseMore »

By: Gabe Liedman / February 7, 2014

Madeline’s First Train Ride Is A Perfect Mid-Day Pick Me Up

How are you feeling? I read an article recently (not true) (I mean I have read articles recently, lots of them, I read articles all the time, but what I'm about to tell you now is 100% not true or at least not something that I have ever read, maybe it is true, I don't… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / February 5, 2013

This Guy Sure Loves VIA Trains!

Sure, it is easy to laugh at a man who has a life-sized replica of a train in his basement because he has "always wanted to have a train in the basement." We'll roll our eyes and say, "Okay, train guy. I'm sure it's very important that you got the real VIA garbage can from… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / January 14, 2013

Dad Sends His Kid’s Toy To Space?!?

Uh, dad? Did you ever stop for one second and think that your kid might actually want to PLAY WITH HIS TOY rather than send it into space on a balloon? Ugh. Some dads are just so selfish. It's like all they ever think about is sending their kid's toy into space on a balloo… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / September 21, 2012

Terrible Woman Went To Lots Of Schools

You know how sometimes you're a lady who went to a bunch of schools and you're on a train and it's like, I don't understand how these people expect me to not be very terrible? Don't they get that I went to school? Like, lots of school? Listen to the gross voice I'm using! Thi… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / June 16, 2011

Movies For Dudes: Unstoppable

[Gabe Liedman is a stand-up comedian. In his new column, he takes on the genre of Dude Flicks, where guns, pecs, car crashes and glib one-liners delivered in front of a burning building with only half a t-shirt on and nothing left to lose reign supreme. He loves those movies for soMore »

By: Gabe Liedman / November 15, 2010

Raising The Stakes On The Unstoppable Train

Unstoppable trailer*, you guys: Pfft! Eight freight cars of hazardous chemicals and 150 schoolchildren headed for collision? WAKE ME UP WHEN THERE IS A REAL DISASTER THAT NEEDS AVERTING. If you're going to make an exciting action movie, you've got to raise the stakes. Drama 101. "This guy just gets it" -- Andy Chekov. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / August 6, 2010

The Most Surprising Thing About This Video Might Surprise You

Oh my, that man nearly died! But that is not the most surprising thing about this video. The most surprising thing about this video is that it captures so-called "steam enthusiasts" spending a weekend trying to catch a glimpse of British Railways No. 70013 'Oliver Cromwell.' Uh, what? "Steam enthusiasts"? What are they all doing? More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / May 13, 2010