Flavorpill’s Official True Blood Drinking Game

[Editor's note: This post was originally published on July 30, 2010, and has been updated for getting your buzz on during tonight's finale.] While watching True Blood last week, we had an epiphany. The entire show is about drinking. Vampires drink from humans. Humans drink from vampires. And don’t even get us started on the werewolves… So we wondered, if literally all of the characters are drinking something, why aren’t we? After the jump, check out the Official Flavorpill True Blood Drinking Game®, watch the preview of the second half of Season 3, and feel free to write additional rules in comments. … Read More

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Our Dexter Predictions Based on the New Season 5 Trailer

Although two components of our must-see television trifecta — True Blood and Mad Men — are currently on the air, there’s still one series that we’re missing: Dexter. And we have to wait until late September for it to start up again. Luckily, Showtime felt our pain and debuted the trailer for the bound-to-be tumultuous fifth season at Comic-Con over the weekend. After watching it about 10 times in a row, we’ve come up with our predictions for Season 5 of Dexter. Peep them all after the jump, and add to our list in comments. … Read More

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The Collision of Classic Literature & Video Games

Last week, we learned that a video game version of The Great Gatsby exists. While we’re not opposed to adapting classics into video games as a general rule (see Dante’s Inferno), this one doesn’t even sound like fun. From the official description: “Attend extravagant parties and lush gatherings as you dance the Charleston with a happy couple harboring scintillating secrets.” You know, so that you can be as bored by it all as Gatsby was. In response, we’ve come up with a list of 10 equally unlikely classics that would actually make great games. Check them out after the jump, and add your own suggestions in comments. … Read More

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Flavorpill’s Official Lost Finale Drinking Game

This Sunday marks the two and a half hour Lost finale extravaganza, and we at Flavorpill are feeling a little conflicted. We’re giddy with excitement (think of all the answers we’ll FINALLY get!) but we’re also sad because we’ll no longer have an excuse  to ogle Henry Ian Cusick every week. So to combat this ambivalence, we’ve devised a drinking game for our fellow Losties to both drown our collective sorrows and reward us for having the patience and tolerance to stick with the oh-so cryptic show until the end. But be warned: this game might make your liver hate you forever. So grab a case or two of Dharma beer and peep the Official Flavorpill Lost Finale Drinking Game® rules after the jump. As always, feel free to suggest your own additions in the comments. … Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: Links that Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we thought this slow-motion video of people getting hit in the face with cupcakes was delicious. We were creeped out by the grandmother-grandson couple who have publicly declared their love for each other, and amused by the fact that rabbit phobia is real and not made up by… Read More

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Is The Human Centipede the Most Revolting Movie Ever?

Since watching the trailer for IFC’s surgical-torture-porn The Human Centipede (First Sequence), we knew that we would politely pass on seeing the film, written and directed by Dutch filmmaker Tom Six. In the gag-inducing storyline, three people are kidnapped by a deranged, but brilliant surgeon who (spoiler alert!) successfully attaches them ass-to-mouth to create a human centipede. What’s more, they share a digestive system.

We just don’t want to see that. But, we will read reviews of the film because it’s fun to read reactions to something so ridiculous/disgusting/weird. After the jump, we’ve compiled our favorite quotes from the reviews — prepare to shudder and laugh at the same time. And for those of you with stomachs of steel who are planning on seeing the film, let us know how it is in the comments. … Read More

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Flickr Found Photo Fridays: Derby

It’s Kentucky Derby weekend and our money is on Homeboykris. Obviously. So for this week’s edition of Flickr Found Photo Fridays, it just seemed obvious to have a derby theme. After searching the annals of Flickr for “derby” photos, we found a surprising amount of rubber ducks, bunnies, trees, and some angry girls on skates. And very few horses. Not quite what we expected, but we’ll take it. Click through for the pictures and let us know what your gigantic derby hat looks like in comments. … Read More

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Rate-a-Trailer: Jonah Hex

At long last the trailer for Jonah Hex (aka the Josh Brolin/Megan Fox cowboy-with-superpowers movie) has been released. And let us tell you, it’s 2 minutes and 30 seconds of shoot ‘em up and blow ‘em up heaven. That is, if your idea of heaven is lots of explosions and a corseted, Southern-accented Megan Fox who apparently keeps a Derringer in her bustle. Of course she does. The trailer begins with a creepy twist, but we’ll consider the graphic crow imagery a throwback to the film’s comic book roots. If nothing else, it looks waaaay better than Wild Wild West, though in terms of old-timey outlaw flicks, we’d rather save our collective breath for a Deadwood resurrection. Peep the trailer after the jump and let us know if it’s on your must-see or must-avoid list for the… Read More

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How TV Dads Became Cool

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal ran a feature entitled “How Parents Became Cool: TV Finds Teens Like Their Moms And Attempts to Flatter Both” which went on to extoll the fact that mothers in television–and real life–are cooler, more understanding, and more attractive than ever before. Why? Because according to a study conducted by Experian Simmons, teens like their moms. A lot. Call us sticklers, but “mother” doesn’t always translate to “parents” right? Not to undermine the power and ability of the single mom , but there are lots of cool, understanding, attractive dads out there too. To prove our theory (because we like to be right), we at Flavorpill decided to use our deductive reasoning skills and donned our sleuthiest hat so we could figure out the case of the ignored-by-the-WSJ TV dad. Check out the findings of our research after the… Read More

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What’s On at Flavorpill: Links that Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we peeped Jason Shelowitz’s etiquette posters for Toronto’s public transit system and compared them with the posters he created for New York City’s MTA. We hyperventilated when we saw this LOST character map. We listened to “Werner Herzog” read Where’s Waldo? to children and found it creepily existential. We wished that we had… Read More

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