Test your wits against Bill Clinton’s in today’s New York Times crossword puzzle

Well, even though it feels like the world has gone mad, at least Bill Clinton has been embracing his creative side. He’s writing a novel with James Patterson, and now he’s got a crossword in the New York Times. The former president’s puzzle debuted today as part of a series composed with the help of celebrities to…

A pink beer, a ludicrously funny Instagram, and a trusted cook

I’ve never been much of a beer drinker (wine, please), which means that I’m an even-worse beer pourer. The Onion kitchen boasts not one but two kegs, and nearly every time I approach them, I wind up with a beer milkshake: about seven inches of foam and one inch of actual liquid at the bottom. So when I signed up to…

Thao and Tune-yards puncture the pretension of Bieber, Skrillex, and Diplo

Last August, in an eight-minute video created for The New York Times, the formidable trio of Skrillex, Justin Bieber, and Diplo got all self-reflective and black-and-white in breaking down the creative process behind their hit single “Where Are U Now.” The video, while artfully shot, is almost achingly pretentious,…