Canadian Ice Fishermen Have a Serious Tolerance to Cold

Mike Byhoff · 12/15/09 09:40AM

If Canadians are known for one thing, it's their bacon. If they're known for two things, it's their willingness to brave unfathomable temperatures for the purposes of a viral video. This is that second thing.

Crush The Hippies and Thieves And Feed Them to Real Americans

Hamilton Nolan · 08/19/09 02:55PM

The Way We Live Now: Counting the many things we can't afford. We can't afford plastic bag taxes. We can't afford lemonade stand licenses. We can't afford our own crayfish. And why should we? This is America or whatever!

Seafood Industry to Piven: You're Psychotic

cityfile · 01/15/09 03:30PM

Not surprisingly, America's fishermen weren't so happy to see Jeremy Piven put down their livelihood on GMA this morning and tell the world that he hasn't eaten fish in five months and has no plans to start any time soon. The National Fisheries Institute, a seafood trade association, has struck back with a rebuttal. It's in the form of subtitles that appear below Piven's interview. (And we're pretty happy we just learned a new word: macro-psychotic.) Looks like the ball is now in your court, Piven. [YouTube]

The Case Against Fishing

cityfile · 01/13/09 10:48AM

If there's one thing we can learn from the events of the past few months, it's this: If you insist on going fishing, leave your digital camera at home. Because whether you're the son of an admitted con artist, the clueless governor of Alaska, or the "financial genius" at a bank on the verge of going bust, the photo of you holding up your catch will almost certainly be used against you in the court of public opinion. Better yet, give up fishing altogether. When's the last time you saw a photo of a disgraced politician or mogul carrying a squash racquet?