Sarah Hedgecock · 03/04/14 10:55AM

[Performers from the Uniao da Ilha do Governador samba school parade during Carnaval celebrations at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, the final day of festivities. Image via Silvia Izquierdo/AP.]

The 10 Stupidest American Holidays

Brian Moylan · 10/10/11 02:12PM

Today is Columbus Day in case you weren't aware. What a stupid holiday! Nothing against Columbus (other than the fact he was a dirty colonist who killed off millions of Native Americans) but taking an entire day to celebrate him is a total waste. And there's a whole list of other holidays and celebrations we should get rid of. Let's look.

Stop Pretending Like You Care About St. Patrick's Day

Brian Moylan · 03/17/11 04:00PM

Today is St. Patrick's Day! Before you go get completely shit faced on green beer, Guinness, and Jameson, there's one thing you need to do: Admit that you don't give a shit about St. Patrick's Day.

Fat Monday

Richard Lawson · 02/24/09 05:55PM

[Flambeau carriers line the streets of Uptown New Orleans last night, in preparation for the Krewe of Orpheus parade, which is a part of the city's Mardi Gras celebrations; image via AP]