Tastefully Offensive

Aug 15, 2018

The Philosophy of Sacha Baron Cohen

Jared Bauer from Wisecrack takes a closer look at British actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's brilliant (and often hilarious) ability to prank the establishment, year after year.

Scatterbrained: Facts About 2000s Internet

The latest episode of Mental Floss' weekly infotainment series, "Scatterbrained," focuses on the Internet in the 2000s with some facts and stories about the weird dial-up sound, instant messaging, Neopets, and more.

Previous episode: Facts About Bears

Husky Dog Sounds Just Like a Motorbike

In this amusing video from Greenfield, Nova Scotia, Canada, Brodie, the Siberian husky dog, shows off his hilariously spot-on off-road motorcycle impression.
"Brodie used to follow me around on my motocross bike so I figured he picked this up from that so I tried to start him up one day and ever since then he does this impression."

Will It Hummus?

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon joins the co-hosts of the popular YouTube series, "Good mythical Morning," Rhett McLaughlin and Charles "Link" Neal, for their latest "Will It?" segment to find out if things like Hamburger Helper, rum and Coke, and more, will make a tasty hummus.

Previously: Will It Hotdog?

How Music Was Made for the Super Nintendo

For his latest video essay, Los Angeles-based writer Evan Puschak, aka "The Nerdwriter," takes an interesting look at how composers made beautiful music for the Super Nintendo video game system, despite '90s technology limitations.

Previously: The Comedic Genius of Norm Macdonald