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Sunday Reads: A History of wikiFeet, Stabbing People on LSD and Rick Moranis, Daddy

My favorite kind of article we do here at MEL are the ones where we go, “You know who’s a total daddy? This guy you probably hadn’t publicly admitted to being attracted to before.” 

This week, we finally admitted our feelings for Rick Moranis, perhaps the 1980s and 1990s most iconic sexy nerd. I watched Spaceballs probably once a week growing up, despite not knowing any of the inside jokes (Star Wars fandom is for chumps). And why did I do that? 

Because Rick Moranis as Dark Helmet, obviously.

Must Read

The Men of wikiFeet Aren’t the Heels You Think They Are

Workers (And Cartoon Characters) Unite!

The Hidden Pro-Union Politics of ‘Space Jam’

The Week in Money

Where Does Your Campaign Donation Actually Go?

Scraping By in the Gig Economy as a Guy Without a Bank Account

Are Car Dealership Upsells Ever a Good Deal?

When Did Pigs Start Representing Personal Finance?

Remember That Thing?

How the Hell Did Cable Descramblers Work, Anyway (And Can You Still Use Them)?

Don’t Let It Go to (Your) Waist

Ranking Indian Takeout Dishes by How Healthy They Are

The Long(ish) Reads

The Strange Case of the Stanford LSD Stabbing

The Problem With ‘Born Gay’

Some People With Disabilities Can Be Stripped of Their Right to Vote — My Brother Might Be Next

Everything Else That Was Great

What ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Is Getting Right About #MeToo

Inside the Cult of Starbucks Egg Bites

What Does Being ‘Healthy’ Even Mean When You Reach 100?

But Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…