For the last week of December, we’re re-posting some of our favorite posts from 2011.


Hennessey has previously treated us to his recipe for being a successful artist. In this 3-and-a-half minute video, he helps us understand what art is. Tongue-in-cheek, be forewarned, and with plenty of language that is NSFW:

Thanks to Duff McDuffee for introducing me, and now us, to The Pharaoh Hennessey.

Lisa Wade, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture, and a textbook about gender. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.