Cara Cosentino Marino

Month: August 2013

I Took a Lickin’ from a Chicken

I Took a Lickin’ from a Chicken

Today I salute the 80’s game “I took a lickin’ from a chicken” – an electronic game that matches your wits against a motorized chicken. I was nearly certain this toy was rich with many games, as I played it for hours, but an internet […]

Speak & Spell

Speak & Spell

Today I salute one of my favorite toys from childhood, Texas Instruments “Speak & Spell” As an isolated word nerd, this was one of my favorite toys.  It had everything going for it – portability, the ability to play one person hangman, and the power […]

Inside the World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

Inside the World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park

The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever – Part 1 of 2 by insane-amusement-park I begged my parents to take me to Action Park when I was a kid. Good thing they didn’t listen to me. Inside the World’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park.

Subway Relaxing

Subway Relaxing

Take a load off! Put your feet up! It’s only the public transportation of New York City!

The 15 Worst People You Meet on a Commute

The 15 Worst People You Meet on a Commute

When Sartre concluded that “Hell is Other People”, I can only imagine that it must have been after a long commute home. Here are the types of people who make me wish for the sweet release of death on a daily basis, in no special […]

Best Cover Songs: Dancing in the Dark Edition

Best Cover Songs: Dancing in the Dark Edition

John Legend visited Howard Stern the other morning and performed a bunch of his songs. Yes, there are people that still listen to Howard Stern and that person in me. The one song that’s been haunting me, however, is not one of Legend’s originals. It’s […]

I Didn’t “Love Sidney”. I Only Liked Him As A Friend.

I Didn’t “Love Sidney”. I Only Liked Him As A Friend.

I woke up thinking about 80’s sitcoms and lamenting about the good ole boob tube days of yore and their amazing theme songs. For some reason, “Love, Sidney” popped in my head because I couldn’t remember the song.   Then I wondered: – is Tony […]

Miley Cyrus Needs to Start Heavy Squatting

Miley Cyrus Needs to Start Heavy Squatting

(and get vocal lessons)  

The 158 Pound Marriage : Quickie Book Review

The 158 Pound Marriage : Quickie Book Review

This book is about two married couples that swing and all the complexities that go along with it. I love John Irving and I love reading about sexual deviancy. Really, it’s just two great tastes that taste great together. Two thumbs up (my asshole!)

Happy Friday

Happy Friday

I am in tears from this video. Best thing I’ve seen all week. Finally – something that is so insane it actually makes me feel sane.