By Dan Nott
Aug 20, 2014
I’ve always been interested in the way language creates the mental images that form the basis for our understanding. For an editorial cartoonist, it’s a part of the job...
By Lisa DeBenedictis
Aug 13, 2014
Actor and comedian Robin Williams passed away on Monday, at the age of 63. We at The Gabbler would like to take a moment to remember some of his...
The modern phenomenon of actor and living legend Bill Murray appearing in the most bizarre places – a karaoke bar in New York, a college party in St. Andrews – has become so commonplace that whole websites have popped up in order to track the movements of the 63 year-old actor. Participants at such events […]
An official committee, made up of six three year-olds and a precocious two year-old, were recruited by World Cup officials to teach players how to fall without becoming hysterical. The clinic was held Sunday night, following the Argentina vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina match. “No boo boo, no wah wah,” Hayden, the two-year-old explained to one […]
Does having an iPhone make us better people, or does it just make us even lazier and less aware of our surroundings? POINT: “I Hate My iPhone, But I’ll Die Without It” I first realized that my iPhone turned me into a terrible person when I caught myself playing Angry Birds at my sister’s wedding […]
Google is involved in a lot more than directing you to websites. [click for a larger image, scroll down for notes] Google Search Search is the feature that made Google famous, and the company now handles approximately 3.5 billion searches per day using a complex algorithm to deliver accurate results. To do this, Google “crawls” […]
WALREDWHITEANDBLUES: (wɔlrɛdwaɪtændbluz) The new official name for Walgreens due to their patriotic pride that caused the company give up a pretty sweet tax inversion to stay headquartered in the good ole US of A. “We’re more than Walgreens! WE ARE WALREDWHITEANDBLUES! (Take that, CVS.)”
Beachriotism: The practice of honoring American’s fallen veterans by day drinking and tanning at the beach. “Dude, be more respectful, grab an ice cold Coors, and get your ass on the sand. Show some beachriatism. People died so you would have a right to a good base coat.”
SOAPTAG: (soʊp tæg) A trending hashtag related to a political or social cause that a person uses to briefly indicate that they care deeply about said cause, before quickly getting back to their daily Buzzfeed quiz. “That’s so awful about those kidnapped African girls.” “Yeah, I totally tweeted the soaptag #BringBackOurGirls yesterday.” “Good for you! I need to get