Including a thing that your mother must never hear about; a thirst quenched; a house that’s legally haunted; a practical application for fluid dynamics; and how to land a plane when it’s all going horribly wrong.
Including an interspecies duet; some small pulsations; a project for the weekend; the Volkswagen office chair; and when AI generates an episode of Top Gear.
Including a feat of sorcery; a lesson in forethought; towels of unknown provenance; a suboptimal situation; and a memorable encounter with nature.
Including a chap with a big one; a woke Lord’s Prayer; some interspecies erotic headwear; retail dramas of yore; some after-pub fine dining; and why a preference for flat stomachs is caused by “colonialism and anti-Blackness.”
Including some alternative-reality TV; post-coital fondue; the woes of the erotic mind-control community; millions of year of fun for the whole family; and when you’ve mistakenly assumed the day couldn’t possibly get any worse.
Including a very close call; some unladylike descending; the roller skates of yesteryear; selective Hollywood umbrage; and when your wardrobe solution requires some reorganization of external reality.
Including some unexpected excitement in the bedroom; what happens when you live near the border; an alarming crane-related mishap; and an A.I. that finds open-access camera footage of Instagram photos being taken.
Including a thing that devours puppies; a new rap sensation; a notable boat horn; a romantic long shot; and a detailed, two-part analysis of the self-destructing tape recorders in the Mission: Impossible TV series.
Including a nipping of the tender parts; scenes from hell’s kitchen; “equitable” Vaseline; how to find a missing dad; and how to impress your friends with interacting vortices.
Including the somewhat improbable secret to all human happiness; some impressive elastication; the thrill of waxing; how Marvel shat the bed; and when autogynephile men get off in women’s bathrooms.
Including an impressive nose; a dining scene of note; some next-level multitasking; a feat of flexibility; and an animal-shagger Pride march.
Including an uncrossable obstacle; one way to get the attention of the class; how to enhance your viewing of vampire-romance movies; some implausible victimhood; and when the Space Age met the Stone Age in 1964.
Including a feat of balance; an autonomous beverage and snack car; some lively drawers; a hardcore couch delivery; and a not entirely successful attempt at telekinesis.
Including an encounter with wasabi; when women conspire; assorted Victorian exercise machines; scenes of suburban transvestism; and a moment of manly triumph.
Including baby’s first gurgle; a miscalculation involving buttocks; a thing you don’t want to happen while standing on an iceberg; a notable typo; and toppling “white supremacy” with overpriced lettuce.
Including two types of pleasure face; a simple solution to a minor problem; the skyscraper escape device you’ve always wanted; some all-too-distracting scenery; and a thing you may not expect to see while grocery shopping.
Including a plot twist of note; a series of trolley problems; scenes from public transport; the two-headed boy of Bengal; and what may be the Bermuda Triangle of motorist mishaps.
Including a simple chocolate project; a tiny mistake; a beginner’s guide to beavers; and an archive of historical photos – from the 1920s trend for polar bear mascots to the adhesive bras of 1949.
Rick McGinnis: I’m sure it’s not just because I have COVID as I write this, but I’ve found it hard to escape the sensation that modern life – society, culture, whatever you want to call it – is a lot less fun that it used to be…
Including a notable use of a frying pan; a peek inside a Fray Bentos steak and kidney pie; Slovenia’s annual Roast Potato Festival; some paranormal activity; and two ladies exchanging their opinions of each other.