The Best Gingerbread House Fails and Wins I Had to Share

…because what you think you’ll create vs. what you end up creating are two totally different things. Flip through the 19 best and worst (yet still best) gingerbread houses ever. [masterslider id=”95″] Each year families get together to make the ultimate gingerbread house. More times than not it turns into a disaster. But that’s the […]

19 Best Quotes from A Christmas Story

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Because ‘A Christmas Story’ will never get old to us. Ever. We typically say “It was soap….poisoning!” just about every time we wash out hands and, of course, “It’s a major award!” every time our Amazon delivery shows up. At the end of the day, we were all Ralphie and Christmas really was the most magical […]

11 Best Sweaters, Cardigans, and V-Necks of the Winter Season

It’s that time of year when you toss on your favorite sweater, grab your Starbucks and head out on your fall-into-winter adventure. From fitted to chunky and v-neck to buttoned-down we’ve got you covered when you’re ready up your sweater game or when you need to gift one to someone else. Shop our picks for the best […]

22 Things We’ll All Go Through During Daylight Saving Time This Sunday

…because we FINALLY made it and now it’s time to push the clocks ahead on Saturday night/Sunday! Here’s what most of us will experience…via Kim Richards gifs from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills: 1. When daylight saving time sneaks up on me, yet again, and I’m like… 2. When changing the clocks is all everyone on Facebook will […]

THE Thanksgiving Recipes That None of Us Can Do, But I Want to Try

…because we’re all going to have to cook some form of a Thanksgiving dinner, so maybe these recipe ideas will spark some creativity! [masterslider id=”76″] I’m never going to be able to whip up a Thanksgiving dinner like Martha Stewart can (when she allegedly forces her staff to do it), but it doesn’t mean that […]

Why This is My Favorite Halloween Costume of the Year

I love when people step up for their kids. A Fort Collins, Colorado father turned his son’s wheelchair into an army tank so that he could go out trick-or-treating with this friends. 6 year old, Jake, lives with cerebral palsy and epilepsy and, unfortunately, is currently unable to talk or eat and spends most of his […]

Guess Which Professional Sports Team Dressed Up As the Cast of Frozen

If you guessed the Boston Celtics….you’d be wrong. If you guessed the Boston Bruins, you’d be right! But before you get ready to write us some nastygrams about the Bruins sucking (along with the Pats, Celtics, Walhbergs and everything else Boston) this was for a good cause. In the leading role of Elsa, Dougie Hamilton […]

My List: The 47 Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

Compiling over 30 years of scientific research, I am proud to present the best television theme songs of all time! Didn’t see you favorite on the list? Comment it out at the very bottom and let’s talk. 47. Empty Nest 46. The Brady Bunch 45. The Facts of Life 44. I Love Lucy 43. Mr. […]

If Barbara Evans Quotes Were Motivational Posters…My Life Would Be Complete

…because at the end of the day Barb really is just one motivational poster after another. Flip through the below slideshow of our 21 favorites. [ Swipe Left ] If you like this, be sure to follow Brostrick on Facebook here! [masterslider id=”68″] If there’s one thing that really brings a smile to my face, it’s loud-mouth […]

The Genius Reason You’re Seeing Teal Pumpkins This Year

You may start to notice that Halloween is getting a big more colorful this year thanks to the Teal Pumpkin Project. Teal is actually the official color of food allergy awareness and since it seems like everyone has some kind of a food allergy, especially kids, Halloween can be a scary time of year…and not […]

My Crazy Dad’s Favorite Banana Bread Recipe

Crazy Jack’s Homemade Banana Nut-Bread Who doesn’t like a nice, warm, comforting banana bread? Or hug for that matter? My dad has been making this recipe for what seems like my entire life. This one contains walnuts, but if you have someone in your house with a nut allergy, you can easily substitute in coconut […]

I Think The Pilgrims Drank All of These Cocktails on the Mayflower

…because you can totally blame your mid-day Thanksgiving nap on the turkey + football game, but we’ll know it’s from one of these 10 cocktails. [masterslider id=”57″] Thanksgiving always seems to get the shaft when it comes time to cool drinks to try out. Sure there’s pumpkin beer, but there’s gotta be some other things […]

These Exact Christmas Cocktails Will Get You Through the Holidays

…because if Santa Claus is coming right down Santa Claus Lane, I’m going to need a minute. I’m also going to need to be heavily intoxicated for the majority of December. Who’s with me? Christmas is the time of year when you surround yourself with the people that you love and, well, in order to […]

10 of the Best Beanies & Knit Hats to Get You Through Winter

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…because you don’t have to look like someone from A Christmas Story after all. We love a nice hat. Sure it can keep you warm and, well, that’s important but we totally dig the way it can quickly and easily change up your entire look. Browse our favorite beanies, knits and trendy winter hats of the 2023 season. 1. Drake’s Ribbed […]

Everything I Need to Know About Ebola in the US…as Told By Oprah Gifs

Welcome to the United States…we have ebola! There’s a lot I’ve been hearing about this insane virus, so what better way for us to really get our mind around this “craze” than with Oprah Gifs? Here are the stages of how I processed this ebola information: 1. The very first person I saw who posted […]

The Frames Game: The Best Mens Eyeglasses Under $150

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Welp, if you need to get glasses you’ll want to feel like Don Draper whilst doing so and, yes, that’s still a thing. Sometimes you sport a pair of glasses just for the look and sometimes it’s for functionality. Why not find a pair that fits both? And, well, if you can find a place […]

From Plaid to Check These are the 7 Best Flannels For Men This Season

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It’s officially time to upgrade your old ratty flannels and these are really the only 7 you’ll need this season. Because you need to stay warm for the walk from work to the bar (and look good all at the same time). It’s that time of year again when you need to stay warm due to […]

The Meatball Recipe from The Meatball Shop is Literally My Reason for Living

One of the best casual, yet trendy, dining experiences in New York City is The Meatball Shop. Once you go to one of their 6 locations you’ll be forever changed. The co-owners, Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman, released one of their own recipes to the public, which I highly recommend you try. However, nothing beats the […]

My Actual Love Affair with the Original Jersey Italian Gravy

I don’t want to oversell this statement but, well, how do I put this? “Original Jersey Italian Gravy” is literally the BEST jarred tomato sauce I’ve ever had in my entire life and is basically better than any sauce I’ve had in any restaurant in the history of forever. I’m not joking either. Growing up […]

8 Unique Cheesecake Recipes That Made My Bucket List

…because I say “damn lactose intolerance” and just go for it. [masterslider id=”14″] I’m not a believer that cheesecake is only for special holidays. I mean, give it a go on Flag Day if you must, but you have to try some of these insane cheesecake recipes. Flip through the above slideshow and find out […]

We are THIS Close to a Chipotle Emoji!

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…because how many times can you really use the poop emoji or the finger point into a hole with a sidewards winky face? 200? 559 times? Comedy genius and exceptional artist-to-the-stars, Avery Monsen, worked with the folks over at Funny or Die to come up with some brilliant rejected emojis. Here are the ones I […]

The Elephant That Brought Me Back to Sweatshirts

…because if I can help animals at the same time, fine, I’ll do it. I have to admit, I haven’t bought a sweatshirt in years. Sure the occasional hoodie but a sweatshirt sans hood made me feel like I was someone on the cast of Roseanne. I’ve been seeing the sweatpants trend for a couple […]

13 Best Quotes From Arrested Development

I want to live in a world that solely consists of Arrested Development gifs and quotes. And a brand new season of AD being confirmed on Netflix means we can continue loving these quotes for a lifetime. These are my favorites. 1. When Buster Has Had ENOUGH! 2. When Buster is Desperate! 3. When You Don’t Need Double […]

11 Funny Chalkboard Signs That Convinced Me to Drink

…because you don’t really need a reason, but just in case. [masterslider id=85] In New York City there’s an abundance of bars and, well, if I need help deciding which venue I should enter to enjoy a few adult beverages (see: beer or Ensure with a vodka chaser) I’m going to need some prodding via the always classic […]

I’m Buying This J Crew Jacket…Even If I Only Wear It Once

It was a high of 70 degrees today in New York City so, of course, that means it’s time to break out the plaid button-downs and start thinking about late-Fall jackets that really push the season to the limits. Sure I know it’s still technically Summer, but J Crew and I are on the same […]

10 Best Messenger Bags Perfect for Laptops

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…because, let’s face it, we need to carry our darn laptop back and forth to work every. single. day. Plus, sometimes it rains and so we need to store our travel umbrella and, well, we need a place for our keys too. Oh and all those business cards…and pens…and spare set of sunglasses. Ugh, this […]

9 Cool Halloween Cocktails & Drinks That Spooked My Liver

…because if you’re going to have a co-ed Halloween party you’re going to need a little something for everyone. Boo! Swipe through our favorite spooky cocktails for 2017. Check out our favorite Halloween cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks of the season. We couldn’t love the candy corn layered milkshake any more than we do! 1. Best […]

12 Must-Have Men’s Scarves This Winter

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…because it’s that time of year (again) so let us help you pick a scarf or two to switch up your fall-into-winter look. It’s officially time to up your scarf game. This season wide checks and thick colorful solids are the must-have trend. We officially give you our blessing on owning more than one scarf even […]

I Want a Pumpkin Spice Condom Because My Penis Needs a Halloween Costume

I love the Internet for a variety of reasons, but mostly because it’s filled with celebrity death hoaxes and other information that is most likely not true. This time around, thanks to random people on Twitter, this rumor has made its way to my desk. Apparently, allegedly (don’t sue me) Durex is coming out (pun sorta […]

The Apple and Ginger Beer Cocktail Perfect for Autumn Days

I’m 2 years in and still not over my ginger beer obsession. Clearly, my all-time favorite is the Moscow Mule, but with Fall approaching I was looking to welcome the season with something new that had an Autumn-like kick to it. Since I’ve boycotted apple-picking ever since Fall of ’89, I had to get my […]

10 Best Desert Boots and Chukkas for Spring 2023

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…because with the pending changing of the season it’s time to upgrade your old beaten up desert boots. Whether you’re looking for classic tans or still want to go bold with gray or a pop of blue we’ve got you covered. This season we’re seeing two-tone chukka boots, leather-suede combos, and everything in between. Shop our top picks for […]

Best Men’s Umbrellas to Combat Spring Showers

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A change in temperature can mean a change in more than just your wardrobe. Stay dry this spring 2015, but turn some heads too with our picks for the best umbrellas of the season. 1. London Undercover Camo Umbrella Because we’re all army guys in our mind. Certainly on the more expensive end, but great quality […]

Full House is Coming Back and I Hope the Jess-Man is Too!

Update: 4.21.2015: Now I don’t want to say “we told you so” buuuuut we did report on this back in August of 2014. Regardless, we are happy to report that IT’S OFFICIAL….Netflix has picked up a 13 episode sequel to Full House titled Fuller House and is schedule to air at some point in 2016. It better be […]

The Easiest Moscow Mule Recipe That’s Ruling Our Life

There comes a time in your life when you sit down, quiet yourself, and come to terms with the fact that you have to do what Oprah tell you to do. It’s the law, I believe. At least biblically speaking. We all know Oprah’s favorite drink is the Moscow Mule and soon after I headed […]