I Dare You Not to Smile. Seriously.

Old friends. Good times.

OMG! Rap. Snooki. And what would two 85-year-old best friends name their band?

Where I’ll Be Spending the Government Shutdown

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With the US Federal Government down, William Lucas Walker needs to find a happy place. Behold: the 99¢ store.

The Ethics of Reality Television: Kant and Bentham on the Jersey Shore

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As Jersey Shore builds to a not-at-all climactic conclusion, Jim Jividen discusses what we’ve learned about ethics from watching Snooki, JWoww, the Situation, Ronnie, and all their gym/tan/laundry pals.

Mitt Romney and The Lower 47

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Politically conservative writer Mark Ellis weighs in on Mitt Romney’s “47%” speech, and explains why he thinks the candidate should own that statement instead of trying to make it go away.

Open Thread: Would You Go on “Jersey Shore”?

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Would you be willing to replace Vinny on “Jersey Shore?

Headline Across America: “Snooki NOT Pregnant!”

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Thank God, but is this news?

More Americans Watched Jersey Shore Than GOP Debate

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Maybe SnookI is in the wrong line of work?

The World Is Ending

The World Is Ending

Hide ya’ kids, hide ya’ wives. We are all going to die.