game shows

Is ‘Making Whoopee’ the Dumbest Euphemism for Sex Ever?

Popularized on the hit television show ‘The Newlywed Game,’ the childish phrase has become a deeply ingrained part of our lexicon. How did we let such a stupid piece of language live on?

I Was the Original Host of ‘Cash Cab,’ But a Drunken McDonald’s Run Ruined It All

In 2005, Edward Crawford was hired to host the new game show. But when his background check came back, everything came crashing down

The Japanese Game Show That Inspired a Generation of Nut Shots

Though we’re now used to seeing painful nut shots and ‘Jackass’-style stunts on TV, much of it originated with Japan’s beloved 1990s variety show, ‘Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!!’

In 2020, Game Shows Reached a New Level of Dystopia

Who wants to win… school supplies? How about an education? When contestants flock to game shows to score basic necessities, there’s something nauseatingly wrong