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The Concert I Walked Out Of

The Concert I Walked Out Of

Last month, I wrote about two occasions I can remember when I walked out of a movie because it was so bad. Yesterday, my friend David Craig and I were discussing concerts we'd seen, and I flashed back to one of those that I walked out of, too. In the 1990s, we were...

Picture Of The Day: WeWork Street

Picture Of The Day: WeWork Street

Co-working spaces have become big business in the last few years. In some cities, WeWork owns more office real estate than any other company, with facilities full of start-up employees, gig economy workers, and more. So, the Improv Everywhere crew decided to test a...

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Bad news for the people in The Caravan: their tickets to the Rams-Chiefs game in Mexico City are no good, so they’ll have to walk all the way to LA....

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

The Jim Acosta/White House press pass story is too insider-ish for most Americans to care about, but I predict that, in light of CNN's lawsuit, he'll get his access back -- then Trump will never call on him again at a press...

Movie Review: “Little Woods”

Movie Review: “Little Woods”

"Little Woods" is a movie that IMDb describes as "a modern Western," but it's not. When I hear "Western," I think cowboys, horses, a black-hat villain, a white-hat sheriff, a posse, a saloon, a gunfight, etc. "Little Woods" has none of that. It takes place in a...

Stan Lee’s Legacy

Stan Lee’s Legacy

To honor the comic-book-writing, superhero-creating legend who died yesterday at 95, I have two Harris Challenge categories about Stan Lee today. See how much you know about him when you click...

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

My friend Nolan Dalla asks If The Best College Football Team Played the Worst NFL Team, What Would the Pointspread Be? No college team can match the inherent advantages of even the worst NFL team based on any of the ten parameters listed above.  A bad pro team would...

Social Security Frustration

Social Security Frustration

Earlier this year, I wrote a piece about the frustration of dealing with large bureaucracies on behalf of my mother, who is in a memory care facility and can't handle any of the aspects of her financial life. Here's what I wrote about one of those agencies: Yesterday,...

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

I have two categories of Veterans Day trivia in today's Harris Challenge. It only takes a minute to play when you click...

Picture Of The Day: Nina Conti

Picture Of The Day: Nina Conti

This is a clip of ventriloquist Nina Conti, who strapped a Vent-Mask to the face of an audience member she pulled onstage. The Vent-Mask was invented by Joel Hodgson, the guy behind "Mystery Science Theater 3000," who did it in his act in a Minneapolis comedy club in...

Have You Been Paying Attention?

Have You Been Paying Attention?

As we come to the end of the week, it's time to ask Have You Been Paying Attention? That's my topical trivia category every Friday, in which we find out how much you know about the news of the last seven days. Click here to play...