Dishwashers Are Overrated

Hamilton Nolan · 05/19/15 12:46PM

Hey Jeff—great meal. Just great. Well, it’s all done. What’s that? Did you say it’s time to “load the dishwasher?” Sorry Jeff—I now think you’re not very smart at all.

America's Appliance Consumption Is Dangerously Low

Hamilton Nolan · 09/23/14 10:18AM

Nothing is more American than an enormous refrigerator, or dishwasher, an energy-guzzling monstrosity performing the basic service of making our lives a little easier, because we. Are. Americans. Is it time to panic over the decline in the American way of appliances?

Refrigerignorance: America's Plague

Hamilton Nolan · 02/24/10 10:30AM

Americans: Why are we so nasty? Appliance scientists (appliantists) say that our average countrymen only clean their refrigerators once or twice a year—which is once or twice more than you do. We just don't know what we're doing, fridge-wise.