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The Half Brick
Managing Editor, Boing Boing
Covers:  Culture, Games, Technology, Fiction
Doesn't Cover: Social Networing, Apps That Aren't Games

Managing Editor of Boing Boing

Why did you become a journalist?

To tell stories.

Bears would just eat zombies right up — "Zombies are just walking meat," says David Mizejewski, who explains in this video just how many they'd get through daily as part of Team Nature's cleanup operation.

Giant green butt plug looks suspiciously like a christmas tree — A massive, 80ft sex toy in the center of Paris has some locals convinced that it's actually an inflatable Christmas tree. The design is by artist Paul McCarthy. [Photo via You Had One Job.]

WATCH: Savage fox eats man alive

T-shirt printer spits them out in seconds — Epson's SureColor F2000 can print a t-shirt in just a few seconds. At Comic-Con in New York, they had one on display: I emailed a picture, rested my iPhone on its transparent lid, and recorded this real-time video of it running one off in less than a minute.

John Oliver with the truth on pumpkin spice — "I don't mean it tastes like a candle smells. Pumpkin spice lattés taste like a candle tastes. Don't ask me how I know that."

Help queer pop culture convention Bent-Con cover its costs — Bent-Con is an annual gathering of LGBT films, comics, books and general geekiness, celebrating its fifth anniversary this time around. Having grown from 500 attendees in 2010 to nearly 3500 last year, they've set up a modest Kickstarter to help offset their costs.

Ralph Lauren fires photo-chopped model for being too big — Filippa Hamilton, the model who Ralph Lauren's ad people crudely photoshopped, is looking for work. Ralph Lauren fired her, she said in an appearance on NBC's Today show this morning, due to her inability to fit into his clothes. She's 5'10" and 120 lbs.

Ally Bingo - Boing Boing — The Union of Concerned Feminists (@concernedfems) created this bingo game. You can play it at any event where a significant number of powerful men evince lukewarm support of feminism, insofar as it helps them promote themselves and their startup businesses.

WATCH: shitfaced hovercraft pilot attempting to land — What could go wrong on a short trip from Portsmouth in England to the bucolic Isle of Wight? A hovercraft pilot nearly three times over the legal alcohol limit, that's what.

Man startles, irritates colleague with Street Fighter II impressions — Was hoping for a tatsumakisenpukyaku, was disappointed. [PrankstersTV via Digg]
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Oct 20, 2014

Bookstores asking people not to take photos = the French asking people not to speak English…

Oct 20, 2014

Hypothesis: Banksy is a middle-aged rich man, not a young dude who rolls out to watford shakin his cans like a wannabe

Oct 20, 2014

Banksy arrest source seems to be one of those fake "The Onion without jokes" news sites.

Oct 19, 2014

@fmanjoo they don't, bottom line. Ebert was quiet eloquent about this, wrong as he was. He knew the point for most was inane entertainment

Oct 19, 2014

RT @PlayDangerously: I am grateful that the comic, gaming, and Sci-Fi industries keeps alienating their core audience. That creates more opportunity for me.

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