Birchbox Man Short List: September 2

Need some talking points for your elevator rides and water cooler fill-ups? The weekly Birchbox Man Short List highlights our favorite conversation pieces from around the web. We do the browsing, you just show up and click. This week: We learn how "The Onion" makes its absurd imagery, how to name our fantasy football league, and more.

The Look Of Funny: How The Onion's Art Department Works via Fast Co. Design

"...Nearly every image is original: either a graphic created in-house, a photograph taken in-house, or an image so manipulated by Photoshop as to not represent any real event that has ever happened."

The League Writers' Guide to Naming Your Fantasy Football Team via GQ

Puns and more puns: The writers of one of TV's funniest shows recommend names like "Breesus, King of the Drews" and "The Stafford Infection."

How Thick is the Perfect Slice of Bacon? via Esquire

Because we simply must know.

Waterproof Paper Company for Rainy Writing Conditions via PSFK

The next time you get a great idea in the shower, you'll want to have this notebook handy to jot it down.

The Glue: Inside the Humorous Mind of Late SNL Funny Man Phil Hartman via Grantland

Here's a great insight into Hartman's career, reminding us how deeply he affected the world of comedy.

Photo: The Onion

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