My video review, mid-film, of Pitch Perfect 2

Filmed outside of the movie theater. Enjoy! -Kugelmass

Charleston: A Very Short Post

I don’t have a lot to say about the shooting in South Carolina. Nothing in particular, other than my nationality and my grief, qualifies me to speak about it. It is so immensely horrible… Continue reading

The Kinship of Sports Bars

Originally posted on The Spiel:
Sorry for the long hiatus! I’ve been busy with work, and when not busy with work I’ve been distracted by, well, sports. The Giants have been lurching from…

BREAKING NEWS: Shamir Reveals That “Ratchet” Lyrics Were Partially Written By GarageBand

Welcome back, readers! Many of you are perhaps unfamiliar with Shamir and his new album, Ratchet. This is sad, because the news outlets tried — they really, really tried. The New Yorker’s Anwen Crawford profiled both artist and… Continue reading

Technical difficulties resolved!

Dear readers, That last post went up before it was actually finished. (In fact, one person “Liked” it before then, which I consider especially brave, and appreciate very much.) Now it’s got all… Continue reading

Our Foundering Fathers: On Moral Facts And The Moral Imagination

Yesterday the Times published an opinion piece by professor Justin P. McBrayer entitled “Why Our Children Don’t Think There Are Moral Facts.” Like many similar pieces of modern philosophy, it begins with a debate between Professor… Continue reading

You Are Old, Father William: On “A Cure For Hyper-Parenting”

Dear readers, It has come to my attention that French people are obsessed with Pamela Druckerman. “She is so interested in us,” says one French person, who knows a lot of other French people.… Continue reading

Jurassic World: The Restored Manuscript Of The Historic Kugelmass Interview

It began as a consumer survey at the Connecticut Post Mall on September 20, 2014. Even now, we are still putting the pieces together, but some facts are not disputed by any of the… Continue reading

You’re Not Wrong, Walter: Chuck Klosterman On Watching Football

“Am I wrong?” “No, you’re not wrong, Walter, you’re just an asshole!” -Joel and Ethan Coen, The Big Lebowski I’ve recently begun to question my support for the N.F.L. I suspect that the recent… Continue reading

Repression + Censorship + Digital Media = The Fappening

Lads’, Lads, or Laddie mags (magazines) (known exclusively as men’s magazines in English-speaking North America) contain non-nude photography…accompanied by articles about women (usually models or actresses)…or “guy tales” of sexual encounters. -Wikipedia This… Continue reading