February 14, 2024

Something sweet for you 🥰


Halloween was months ago and we've been steadfast in sticking to our New Year's resolutions (right?!), so it's obviously time for a fresh sugar buzz for all of us. Valentine's Day to the rescue! While you're busy scarfing down fancy chocolates today, here's some savings to wash down those treats.

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Lucille Ball at chocolate factory gif

This is what would happen if I got a job at a chocolate factory.

GIF courtesy of CBS / I Love Lucy

Want a few interesting historical tidbits and famous birthdays before we get to amusing links to brighten your day? Here's a few:

• The first photograph of a US President — specifically James Polk — was taken in Washington, DC on this day in 1849


• The original Dracula film starring Bela Lugosi as the titular vampire premiered on this day in 1931


Arizona was admitted as the 48th state of the United States on this day in 1912


Youtube.com was launched on this day in 2005


Birthday chocolate all around for: African-American abolitionist, lecturer, and editor Frederick Douglass (1818), actress Florence Henderson of The Brady Bunch fame (1934), reporter/Watergate sleuth Carl Bernstein (1944), illusionist Teller of Penn & Teller fame (1948), actress Meg Tilly of Psycho II and The Big Chill fame (1960), actor Simon Pegg of Shaun of the Dead fame (1970), singer-songwriter Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20 fame (1972), and actor Freddie Highmore of Bates Motel fame (1992; who knew Valentine's Day was so big in the Psycho canon?)


Alright, on to the main course: amusing links to brighten your day...



1. ❤️️ What's in and out for Valentine's Day 2024


Tess from Boredwalk's content team is doing some trend forecasting for V-Day 2024, and it's as wickedly funny as you'd expect. Be sure to comment and let her know if you agree!


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2. 🤓 Even fonts get the blues


Humorist Elle Cordova imagines what the fonts are thinking when Calibri gets demoted.


3. 😹 This kitty is hangry and indiscriminate


Ever seen a big orange cat aggressively devouring cucumber? You're about to! Reminds me of something my dearly departed big orange cat Bigby would do; that guy would've eaten literally anything. Turn sound on to get the full effect of this cat's weirdo grumbles and munching sound effects.


4. 😆 When trying to help a stranger takes a turn


This sketch about getting in the car with strangers has more twists than a pretzel, enjoy!


5. 🐈 Delightfully wholesome minimalist comic about life with a cat


Here's a sweet little comic about caring for a cat by indie artist iamsitting.




We'll be back here in your inbox on Friday with more nonsense holidays to dissect, more notable birthdays (and maybe even some notable deathdays!) to celebrate, and more witty content in general. Until then...

Peace, love, and sweets,