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 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 ab…
5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids and Grandparents Busy Over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving means the whole family—in-laws, distant cousins, grandparents and grandchildren—gets together to share a meal, catch up and generally spend some quality time together. If you're the host, it can be a challenge to entertain such a broad gathering of people.
What Holiday Jobs Offer the Best Opportunities and Benefits?
If you’ve been considering a seasonal job to bring in some extra cash during the holidays, it’s time to start going through the job listings. (Check sites like Indeed, GrooveJob and Snag a Job for opportunities in your area, or visit a company’s site or location directly.) There are numerous opportu…
5 Fun Ways to Reuse Your Halloween Pumpkin
You may have noticed a pumpkin or two around the neighborhood lately. Okay, maybe more than two. They're everywhere. This means you’ve probably fallen victim to at least a little bit of the hype and purchased some Halloween pumpkins. But what do you do with them in just a few days, w…
5 Tragic Accidents People Thought Were Halloween Displays
Halloween has become a time for setting up gory scenes in your front yard and taking tours of scary haunted houses full of actors drenched in fake blood. Gone are the days of simply hanging a paper skeleton on your front door and carving a few smirking pumpkins. It’s getting scary out there. Especia…
10 More Unnecessarily Sexy Halloween Costumes
We get it now. The fact that Halloween has become a socially acceptable excuse for women (and some men) to dress as provocatively as possible without getting arrested isn’t some sad commentary on modern society. No, it’s much more than that.
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 Ways You Should Revamp Your Resume
Job searches have vastly changed with the prevalence of online networking and Internet job postings and submissions, but your résumé is still a vital part of getting an interview and moving forward in the hiring process. So if you feel like your job search has stagnated, or even i…
7 Job Interviews in Movies That Show You Exactly How Not to Get Hired
We can talk for days about how to ace a job interview or what not to say during your next one, but sometimes it’s nice to sit back and let Hollywood do the work.
The True Origins of Halloween Traditions — Jack-o’-Lanterns, Witches, Costumes, More
Why do we celebrate Halloween by putting on bizarre outfits and asking strangers for candy? Who is Stingy Jack, and why does he haunt our dreams? We decided to take a look at a few of Halloween's most well-known customs and ask, What do they all mean?