A recent article on Culture Map has caused a small ripple on the Internet. Teresa Gubbins' story on Slow Bone BBQ, the upcoming restaurant from Jack Perkins, was filled with the confident, and perhaps cocky, language the burger-meister has become known for.
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If civilization does collapse on Friday, December 21, 2012, which is the day the Mayans were all like Hey guys! Earth's gonna explode in a fiery saucer of flames and stuff!, then any remaining future humans (or any aliens stopping on the burnt husk of Earth to take a leak) will be able to read the s ... More >>
In the great tradition of made-up holidays (oh, today is also No Pants Day), May The Fourth Be With You may be the most insular, but have you ever seen the look on a Star Wars fan's face when someone tells them they've never seen any of the movies? Or when they say they've only seen Star Wars Episod ... More >>
Purveyors of heavy metal always seem to be obsessed with epic literature.Take Russell Allen of Symphony X. He's fronted New Jersey's progressive metal act for nearly 20 years, and in that time, Symphony X has released albums based on both The Odyssey and Paradise Lost. Last year, they released Icono ... More >>
There's no doubt that by now you've either:
A.) invested in an arsenal of cute & cuddly and/or chocolate-covered paraphernalia to lovingly smother your significant other with come Tuesday (yes, that's when Valentine's Day is in case you weren't aware) or
B.) are currently scrambling to find the mo ... More >>
Nashville's The Features may have a couple of marks against them in the eyes of elitist hipsters who don't like to let actual facts get in the way of a too-cool-for-school argument. It's true, the no longer en vogue Kings of Leon, themselves fellow Tennesseans, have lent a helping hand to the quarte ... More >>
One actor, 42 characters, sound effects, musical score and more Hobbits than you can shake a crooked stick at -- Charles Ross' performance of his One Man Lord of the Rings show will open this year's Out of the Loop Fringe Festival at Addison's WaterTower Theatre on March 1.
Ross, 37, was a big audi ... More >>
So here's what you're looking at: the Frenchy-Belgiany fast food chain Quick, in honor of the Star Wars: Episode One Phantom Menace Shit Show in the Three Dimensions, is producing a line of Star Wars burgers. They will be available January 31, according to Eater.
Tracking down what the hell is exac ... More >>
We made it. Another year of writing, bitching and photo-taking, primarily centered around stuffing our faces. Only a few days remain before we strap ourselves in and start the whole process again. Before we welcome 2012, though, let's take a look at what we've done with 2011. Here are City of Ate's ... More >>
After you pick up your Wookie Cookbook, shampoo with R2D2!Convention season is upon us. San Diego Comic Con, where comic book companies and movie studies give fans just enough of a taste of upcoming releases to elicit a collective geekgasm, concluded yesterday. Next month, Lucasfilm is holding th ... More >>