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Mr. Coffee Nerves: The Crack of the 50s

The inevitable James Lileks is posting a classic comic strip from back in the day warning about the trials and tribulations that come from ingesting coffee. The evil villain Mr. Coffee Nerves is among you… What the hell is he supposed...

Lileks Presents: Sears 1973, The Big Book of...

Lileks is taking on Sears from 1973. With excellent results. In regards to this picture: Six harlequins were skinned for this, and the fire chief is still looking for his hat. This was a popular outfit for women who wanted to lie motionless...

The Patron Saint of Kenny Loggins Soundtrack...

Lileks, the man who can turn even the dullest bits into comedy gold, works his magic on the money of the world. This gallery is entitled “The Engraveyard.” Very nice. Although I’ve got a service monitoring Lileks Central...

Hey, Hope You Enjoyed the Bag!

Lileks’ has a tale of mirth for his latest Bleat: the oddness of McDonald’s, the pain of home repairs, plus the standout…a review of organic breakfast food choices. “Rule: cereal names should never resemble porno...

Why July 30, 1964 Should Mean Something to...

Lileks rocks. Apart from getting nominated for a Chazzie for his latest book, Mommy Knows Worst, he’s still drudging up the past and leading us all in a good scoff party on the section of his site known as The Institute of Official...

Weekend Recommendations: Books and CDs

Each weekend, Needcoffee.com’s staff of whackos will wrack our brains to give you interesting and new things to do over the weekend. Books, movies, whatever. We’ll throw them out, you do with them what you will. And hey…if...

Weekend Recommendations: Books & CDs

Each weekend, Needcoffee.com’s staff of whackos will wrack our brains to give you interesting and new things to do over the weekend. Books, movies, whatever. We’ll throw them out, you do with them what you will. And hey…if...