Category Archives: 50 Greatest

The 50 Most Awesomely Innovative Pinball Machines of All Time

If pinball evokes wistful memories of a youth spent in loud arcades, or that neglected game shedding paint flakes in your uncle’s basement, you may lament the temporal forces that have rendered pinball a unique product of a bygone era. … Continue reading

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Found in Translation (50 Things You Don’t Mean and What You Really Do)

You said it but you absolutely don’t mean it. Continue reading

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Not One with a Defect: The 50 Greatest Song Lyrics of Elvis Costello

Greg Olear watches detectives, among other things. Continue reading

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Don’t Believe Me, Just Watch: The 30 Greatest Pop Songs of 2015 (and 20 of the Worst)

These hits, that ice cold Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold. Continue reading

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PUNCH DRUNKER: THE 50 GREATEST MOVIE FIGHTS OF ALL TIME

In America our religion is violence, and our cathedral has long been the silver screen. So let’s celebrate 50 of the greatest fights in movie history. Continue reading

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The 50 Most Bad-Ass Movies Ever

Sean Beaudoin curates the 50 most bad-ass movies of all time, then challenges you to a punch-up behind the Dumpster if you don’t agree with every single choice. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Unrequited Love Stories Ever

The perfect Valentine: Lisa A. Phillips curates the 50 greatest (most heart-rending?) unrequited love stories ever. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Writer Names of All Time

Novelists, poets, playwrights, humorists, memoirists, and more. Ms. Nin and 49 of her well-named friends. Continue reading

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50 Rock & Roll Songs That Increased My Word Power

Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren gets revved up like a deuce and reveals how time you spend “wasting” – i.e. listening to rock and roll – is not wasted time. Not at all. Readers Digest would be proud. Increase your own word power! Bismillah! Continue reading

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The 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love

For once, internet-fostered shamelessness is a good thing, with “The Top 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love.” Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren boldly goes where we’ve all gone before – into the realm of uncool, guilty pleasures; rock, pop, soul, rap, and, of course, disco all get their dork due. You know you love it. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest “White Person Problem” Movies of All Time

Some problems don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Continue reading

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The 50 Most Epic Deaths in Song

Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed. Continue reading

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