Category Archives: Issue #7 May 2014

pinterest-boards May 31

The Saturday Six: Truth In Pinterest Boards

  _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Pinterest used to be about knitting, cooking, inspirational quotations, kittens, puppies, weddings, makeup and fashion. That’s when women ruled the Pinterest boards and everything was rainbows and unicorns on rainbows. Men thought Pinterest was stupid and gay… and women and gay people were OK with that. “Let them think that. Stay away from […]

LAPpic May 29

LAP Investigates: The Ice Cream Shoppe

Here at LAP, we keep our finger on the pulse of all the latest controversies and sources of political discord. Perhaps the most significant and polarizing issue facing the modern world has come to a head recently, and in an unprecedented exposé, we’ve gone undercover at the very source of the conflict—no, not Ukraine—the local […]

wronghands May 28

Wrong Hands Comic: Bump On A Log

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LAP’s 12 Step Guide to Assembling Cheap Furniture

  Knowing how to assemble cheap furniture is an important domestic skill that is often overlooked today.  It’s not as valuable as learning how to iron out the perfect pleat, or how to remove alcohol-enriched vomit stains from your microsuede, but it’s up there. Please note that no matter what type of cheap furniture piece you decide […]

us-map-wallpaper-6 May 24

The Saturday Six: The United States of What?

  _________________________________________________________________________________________________ It’s no secret that the rest of the world is not all that fond of Americans; it’s somewhat rightly deserved. American’s are proud. We are even proud of things we should not be proud of, like the fact that we are #1 in obesity, or #1 in daytime talk show drivel, or even #1 […]

spacey May 23

Kevin Spacey Pays It Forward During a Nacho Bar Interview

Though known for being tight-lipped about his private life, earlier this month it became no secret Kevin Spacey loves Mexican food. So it was no surprise when the two-time ®Oscar winner chose to meet for our interview at a quiet table in the back of Casa de Papitas, or “House of Chips,” a Hollywood-area nacho […]

sajak May 21

Pat Sajak Overheats with Global Warming Tweet

What does Pat Sajak’s tweet about global warming prove? That he doesn’t know he’s just Pat Sajak and that cough medicine is very strong.
Also, this is the only thing you’ll read all day that mentions Rolf Benirschke.

smalltalk May 20

Introblurting:  Raising the ‘Socially Awkward’ Bar

Everybody please put your hands together in party-clap fashion for today’s guest poster, Rachelle from A Rich Full Life In Spite Of It, as she dances her way down the Soul Train line and takes her place in front of the podium and hot-mic.  *Feedback*  Be sure to check her site out HERE, where Rachelle gives her […]

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The Strange Phenomenon of Drawing Creepy Children to Sell Food

Do you have children? Do you feed them? If you answered YES to both of these questions, then I have another one for you. When you feed your children; do they look like crazy, demon possessed, insane asylum patients?     The Corporate America of yesteryear certainly felt that they did – as evidenced by […]

batmanvssuperman May 17

The Saturday Six: Why So Sad, Batman?

     ____________________________________________________________________________________  It was announced that Ben Affleck was going to play Batman in the new movie: Batman vs. Superman. And the internet imploded…Rubix’s Cubes solved themselves…Zebras and Lions started dinning together…fruit cakes started selling in droves… No one wanted Ben Affleck to play Batman. Why? I don’t know. Ben can do brooding and […]

May 16

Should Ninjas Wear Fedoras?

Here at LAP, we like to consider ourselves good law-abiding citizens. Unless, of course, we are actually out having fun and not abiding by the law. All that aside, we have been intently following the story of recent mansion robberies in Southwest Florida. Not tensions in the Middle East or the deterioration of Social Security, […]

maxresdefault May 14

A Charming Interview With A Snake Whisperer

I hop into John Everhart’s van. No, he didn’t offer me candy. I kind of wished he did, because on the side of this particular van is a picture of John and a rather big, ugly Burmese Python. Over the picture in a font that probably predates the 1970’s  is the moniker; John Everhart Snake […]

Shailene Woodley in Divergent May 12

Divergent Star Shailene Woodley’s Shocking Confession

In a shocking confession that rocked the pop culture world, Shailene Woodley, star of the blockbuster film Divergent, revealed that she has suffered from a severe form of bodily disfigurement since childhood. The condition manifests with what many consider to be grotesque physical symptoms that include a slender physique, elongated limbs and a generous mane […]

May 11th May 11

In Honor of Mother’s Day: The “Forever Resentful Mother” Meme’s Greatest Hits

Forever Resentful Mother is a meme series featuring a photo of a middle-aged woman holding a glass of red wine with captions that portray her as emotionally manipulative and bitter about her children’s existence. The meme has been around since early 2012 when it first appeared on Reddit. In honor of all the mothers out there […]

businessfeatured May 10

The Saturday Six: Creative Business Cards

    _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ You know what you hardly see anymore nowadays?  Those fishbowl things at the local restaurant that you drop your business card into and win a burrito or free gelato for a week. You know why? Because everyone’s information is online, which means people don’t need to carry business cards anymore. And do you know what […]

reed May 09

Why Reed Richards of the Fantastic Four is the Biggest Dick Ever

The Marvel Universe is full of really, really smart people who then become super heroes. They are educated and empowered and use these amazing skills for the benefit of mankind – because that’s what you’re supposed to do with super-smarts and an iron suit made of weapons. By the way, all of these guys are […]

Tony Hale Banner May 07

The Over The Line Show with Special Guest Tony Hale

On Today’s Show: Special Guest: Actor Tony Hale from Arrested Development and Veep. Tony Hale is best known for his role in the comedy series Arrested Development as Byron “Buster” Bluth. Currently he plays Gary Walsh, the sycophantic personal aide to the vice president of the United States on the HBO comedy Veep, for which he […]

Computer Nerd May 05

Nerdboy Dating 101

Here at Long Awkward Pause, we noticed that our dating advice is skewed primarily toward the female side of our readership. Always wanting to avoid a lawsuit take care of our loyal readers, we decided to try a piece from a male point of view. Unfortunately, most of the staff who pee standing up were […]

waitfeatured May 03

The Saturday Six: Wait…What?

_________________________________________________________________________________________ A parable: Once upon a time there lived a Fox. A very well spoken, very educated Fox. A Fox that enjoyed the finer things in life, like expensive wine, fast cars, barbecued turkey legs, and the opera. One day as the Fox was leaving for work in his 2014 Maserati Granturismo, he noticed that […]

unfriend May 02

Purging Facebook Friends: Psychological Warfare At Its Finest

Deep in the bunkers here at the Long Awkward Pause Command Post, we often receive emails from helpful readers who alert our crack team of investigative journalists to important breaking news stories. In accordance with our strict standards of journalistic integrity, we carefully review every submission, especially the ones that contain Starbucks gift cards and […]

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