Glenn McDonald

Glenn McDonald writes about popular culture from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, NC. His humor essays have been described as "grammatically consistent" and "remarkably frequent". He is editor of the Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me daily news quiz at, and a film critic at the Raleigh News & Observer. He lives virtually at

Better Baseball Through Technology

The Pleasures and Perils of Showbinging

Steven Wright on the Craft of Comedy

Halloween Movie Night: Do You Want to Be Mildly Freaked Out or Seriously Traumatized?

Who, What, Where, When and Wi-Fi

Twitter and the Borscht Belt Connection

The Enduring Legacy of ’21 Jump Street’

Return of the Movie Blurb Game

Comedy, Technology and DVD Extras: In Defense of a Dying Format

What Harm Can ‘Ice Road Truckers’ Do to Tender Young Minds?

How Sherlock Holmes and Isaac Asimov Can Help Purge Your Social Media Addiction

‘I Am Number Four’: Vampires, Aliens and the Art of Movie Recycling