Slightly disturbing Christmas songs, ho ho ho!

[Editor's Note: We originally published this article three years ago. If it ain't broke, don't fix it right? ] -- It's that time of year again! One of the best things about Christmas (besides those sweet porcelain villages complete with a horse-drawn carriage, woman in a petticoat and a town crier standing outside the church) is the music. -- Sure, everybody has their favorite Christmas jingle, but have you actually listened to the lyrics of some of these songs? … [Read more...]

Buntington Manor’s Notable Holiday Song List

[Author’s note: Granted, there is an endless well of seasonal tunes, and this compilation is admittedly incomplete. I confess that it was written while I was sick and under the influence of a combination of over-the-counter cold medications. I laughed, I cried, I wrote. I hallucinated. James Stewart and I sat under my Christmas tree and rang jingle bells while yelling, “Get me. I’m givin’ out wings!” So this is the result.] --- Everyone has their favorite holiday songs. You are understandably … [Read more...]

5 Things That Might Make You Feel Better About Getting Dumped

In the space between the time that you're born and the time that you're married, it's inevitable that you'll experience some type of heartbreak--and probably more than once. Getting dumped is almost a rite of passage in your transition from Young And Naive Human to Jaded And Knowing Adult. --- Even the hottest, coolest, and most badass of us are not immune to such things--Lord knows I have dealt with my fair share of rejection, and I f*cking rule. But more important than how you got dumped, … [Read more...]

My 5 irrational fears and other bizarre psychoses

Everybody is afraid of something. Be it heights, roller coasters or airplanes, when put in the right situation even the bravest of us can turn into weeping puddles of mush. I know, I know, my tough and hilarious exterior would lead you to believe that I have super-human cojones, but even Indiana Jones is afraid of snakes and that man is a badass. So in an effort to relate to all of the normal people out there, I've comprised a list of my top five biggest- and coincidentally most irrational- … [Read more...]

Everything I know in life I learned from a Phish show

Throughout our existence, we're bombarded with cheesy cliches and phrases meant to guide us through the often unnavigable terrain we call life. From adolescent drama at the school dance to adult annoyances in the work place, you'll find that these "Golden Rules" apply to even the strangest of situations- like a Phish show. --- Read on to find out why sharing your Tonka truck on the playground is just as important as sharing a joint with the stranger standing next to you. --- 1. Sharing is … [Read more...]

Our favorite Bunty search terms

This June marks Buntology's fourth year in the blogging business. --- In those four years we've posted articles on everything from the death penalty to summer vacation, online dating to mouse feces, and much, much more. Because of our unique and wide-spanning content, we're often amused- and sometimes scared- to see what kind of search terms people are using to find our website. --- Below is a list of the funniest, freakiest, and just plain odd, most commonly used search terms. Read it and … [Read more...]

The five least douchey bars on the Upper East Side

To some people living outside of the Greater New York area, the Upper East Side may seem like a cool place to be. --- Shows like Gossip Girl and Sex & the City glorify the neighborhood, presenting it as a ritzy and posh area of Manhattan. When friends from college ask me what part of New York I'm living in and I say the Upper East Side they oooh and aaah, wondering what kind of fancy job I've landed that has enabled me to live in such a luxurious neighborhood. --- This may be true for … [Read more...]

How to not be an asshole at concerts.

Since I was twelve years old, all I ever wanted to do was go see live music. … [Read more...]

Pandora: Perfect for your Christmas cheer!

One of the best parts of the holiday season is the music. While I start listening to "The Muppets Christmas Carol" soundtrack in early November, others wait until after Thanksgiving to pop in the ol' Christmas classics. Sure- the old classics are great, but I like to add some new tunes into the mix. One of the best ways to discover new music is on the ultimate online radio station, Pandora.com. … [Read more...]