It’s asparagus-is-less-expensive-and-tastes-better season
Asparagus, water, heat, and butter. Maybe blueberries.
Earth Day is the most psychedelic holiday
Nature is wild.
How to do Easter in a parking lot
The font of twisted Easter traditions is endless and fascinating.
April 1st is International Waluigi Day, for some reason
The absurd character has a cultish fanbase and a holiday all to himself.
Are you dreaming of escape?
Harry Houdini’s birthday was March 24.
Celebrate St. Patrick in your own way
But do not pinch those who forget to wear green.
199 years of ‘Frankenstein’
Time to start planning for the big 200.
How to have a productive stroll
We hope you find money on the street.
Gutenberg, destroyer of worlds
It’s the 562nd anniversary of the printing press, hooray.
Winter strategy: Hibernate and watch a snake movie
Here’s a list to help you get started.
These little machines do nothing, but they sure are satisfying to watch
Celebrate Inventors’ Day by checking out some of Arthur Ganson’s moving sculptures.
What is the deal with Groundhog Day?
And what to do if you don’t have a groundhog.
It’s a good week to celebrate the telephone
Bumping into someone on the street, but by phone
A mysterious figure visited Edgar Allan Poe’s grave for 60 years and then disappeared
Cheers to the Poe Toaster
January is a good month to watch a movie at home
And make popcorn.
What is a planet anyhow?
Lunar Observer records upcoming dates of interest: holidays, birthdays, best day to cut hair.
New Year’s isn’t always on Dec. 31
Different cultures mark the new year in March, September, and June.
If ‘A Christmas Carol’ happened today, Scrooge would be visited by nine ghosts
The 19th century classic would be a different story if it took place in 2016.
Here's how to celebrate Saturnalia, the holiday of opposites
There's also partying.
The play that starts with “shit”
Celebrating the anniversaries of two literary blockbusters: Ubu Roi and Huck Finn.