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Another icon leaves us. But thank God for YouTube. Who can ever forget this?

Maybe.  Get a load of this striking ad for Silestone kitchen countertops, and read all about it.

The video below has been circulating for a while — YouTube says it was first posted three years ago — but I hadn’t seen it until now. It’s comedian Steve Harvey’s “Introduction to Jesus,” (a man, as he notes, who […]

Those who thought the “cherpumple” was horrifying should get a load of this: Details, along with the recipe, can be found at Chow.com: Whether this Thanksgiving centerpiece incites horror, amazement, or confusion when it’s served, it’s certain to evoke some […]

Ladies and gentlemen, behold, the “cherpumple”: three layers of pie baked together (cherry, pumpkin, apple).  Wash it all down with a tall, frothy glass of Pepto.  Details. 

Flash mob strikes again! This time, in a shopping mall food court. Hallelujah! H/T Fr. Steve

…and the busy travel season, comes this elegantly crafted ode to one of the ugliest places on earth, New York’s Pennsylvania Station: Don’t stop to contemplate, if you’re there — you’ll be trampled. This holiday season, the quicker you shove […]

Amazing. This isn’t something you can fit on your dashboard.  Details here. Video, below.

“‘You’ve never had hotcakes like these!’” says Bob Evans’ menu. “We take two stuffed hotcakes, stack them with vanilla cream cheese, add more delicious toppings, then finish with whipped topping and a sprinkling of powdered sugar.’” — Nearly 1400 calories […]

H/T Jesus Creed