[VIDEO] Chili’s vs. Applebee’s 2 for $20 Showdown with Josh Androsky

This probably isn't from Chili's or Applebee's.
This probably isn't from Chili's or Applebee's.

Josh Androsky, AKA Li’l Joshy Wonderful, joins us once again to answer some of the questions that were too pressing for anyone to actually ask. Today, the topic is “2 for $20,” those deals we sometimes see advertised where you can get a full multi-course meal for two people for only $20. Chili’s does it. […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Fancy Cookie Mixes

Chocolate Chip Cookies

We enter into many unspoken contracts in modern society. If you hold the elevator door for me, I’ll do a little half-shuffle-run. If you ask me to take care of your ferret for the weekend, I’ll promise not to eat that ferret unless I absolutely have to. Likewise, when I visit an artisanal bakery or […]

13 Cheap and Inventive Indie Games for Non-Gamers

Hand with Gamepad

It’s no secret that video games have gone from a basement pastime for little boys who fear sunlight, girls, and gym class showers (A.K.A. me) to a global juggernaut. Gaming is now a $20 billion business in the US alone – that’s more than we spend at the movies – with over 40% of Americans […]

Why Canada Is a Much Cooler Travel Destination than You Think

Canada is much cooler than you think, and we are not just talking about the temperature. We all know about their love of hockey and maple syrup, but did you know that Canada is also beautiful, expansive, and full of crazy strip clubs? Here are five reasons why Canada is a much more awesome travel destination than […]

Subscription Meal Services Are a Waste of Time and Money

Rice grains on bank note

When I was a kid, my mother’s version of a home-cooked meal entailed frying individual slices of ham and serving them alongside Minute Rice, or smothering chicken breasts in marinara sauce and artlessly topping them with canned black olives. If this is cooking, I thought, I want no part of it. As a result, I […]

How Much Money Is Your Body Worth?

Doctor Woman With Cup For Analysis

We already offer up our time, effort, intellect, and creativity in order to make a living, so why not cut out the middleman and just sell our bodies? Whether you’re broke, open-minded, or just curious, here’s a rundown of some of your home-grown moneymakers. Sperm Ah, the classic. Enjoy your time in the sun, men, […]

Zen and the Art of Cheap Meditation


Lately, I’ve had this overwhelming urge to not think and just…”be.” Is that weird? It feels weird, but according to my best friend, the internet, a lot of people feel the same way and are actually doing something about it. That something is meditation, which I know very little about and was somewhat skeptical of […]

The Home Dollar Menu: Three Meals for Three Bucks Each

Dollar Burger

The convenience of fast food can be enticing: You walk in to a brightly-lit and familiar mecca, take a look at the menu, and get handed a tray of food that tastes exactly the same as every other burger, nugget, or Mega-Stuff’d Enchirito you’ve ever had. Sure, it’s been processed to the point it barely […]

12 Ways You’re Missing Out on the New Rental Economy

Moon for Rent

You already Netflix your movies, Uber and Lyft your rides, Airbnb and VRBO your accommodations, Spotify your music, and TaskRabbit those chores you just can’t stand. So, is that it? Oh my silly, stupid friend. My silly, stupid, stupid, stupid, wait, come back, I’m sorry. Car Rental and Airport Parking RelayRides and Getaround connect car […]

What Does an American Dollar Buy You Around the World?

Some Dollar Bills

A dollar bill. A buck. A Mr. Washington. A Kraft single. These are just a few of the nicknames the American dollar has earned over the years. In today’s United States, there isn’t much that a dollar can buy by itself — maybe a pack of gum or a souvenir penny. Outside of the US, […]

Which All You Can Eat Buffets Are Worth the Money?

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It began as the 16th century Swedish schnapps table (brännvinsbord), then later the 18th century pre-dinner smorgasbord, which went international at the 1939 Worlds Fair, along with irradiated toothpaste and home dentistry. The French contributed the term buffet, the name for the ornate sideboard where the food was served, that over time came to describe […]

How to Get the Most out of Your Day at Disneyland


Now that you’ve pawned your grandma’s wedding ring and mint condition Charlie’s Angels lunch box to fund a ticket to Disneyland, you might as well get your money’s worth. And efficiency is the key to getting the most bang for your buck. Approach Disneyland like an obsessive-compulsive gamer dungeon-crawling through World of Warcraft. In other […]

Your Definitive Guide to the Best and Worst Airlines

In the airplane

Does anyone really like flying on commercial airlines anymore? It’s crowded, claustrophobic, and uncomfortable. Even if you just want to close your eyes and sleep through it, that’s nearly impossible too. But it wasn’t always this way. There was a time when people actually dressed up to go on an airplane and flight attendees wore […]

The Strange New Frontier of Marijuana Tourism

Do not dist-herb.
Do not dist-herb.

With marijuana now legal in four states, and the majority of the remaining states having decriminalized the drug or approved medical marijuana, it looks like national legalization is inevitable. But before Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds ruin all the fun (hello, Marlboro Kush) here’s a look at some of the odd examples of marijuana tourism […]

Why Is Tax Day on April 15th, Anyway?

Income Taxes

Are you done with your taxes? They’re due today, you know. You are? Good, then let’s talk history. Ben Franklin wrote in a 1789 letter, “…nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Unless you’re Wesley Snipes, this is most certainly true. Even though taxes have been part of America for centuries […]

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