The male angler fish is born puny, weak, and useless. His female counterpart in comparison is massive, an adept predator, and possesses the ability to fuse with multiple sperm donors for sexy time.
Learn how the male angler fish gets completely screwed—via theoatmeal.com. (Thanks to Copi for sharing this one.)
“The male, upon seeing her will realize his calling in life… And he’ll start biting her. While biting, his lips will start to melt. Then his internal organs will also start melting and fuse into the side of the female’s body.”
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.