July 18, 2014
Beyond Bourbon Street: How To Do New Orleans Like A Travel Pro
My first trip to New Orleans as a 20-something college girl was all about drinking Pat O’Brien's Hurricanes, hitting as many clubs as I could, and wandering aimlessly up and down the quarter with friends while munching on something crunchy. Sound familiar? But when you get a few trips under your belt, the game switches up a bit. Tastes change and you yearn for different experiences (which means trying Popeyes in their birthplace just doesn't hold the same thrill). But, no worries, NOLA still has your brand of a good time. Here's how to get it in for the grown and sexy:
NYPD Officer Accused Of Killing Asthmatic Man Is Stripped Of His Gun And Badge
Update: Officer Daniel Pantaleo will be stripped of his badge and gun during an investigation into a video that apparently shows him putting a man into a chokehold. In the video, the man is then slammed into the ground until he stops moving or talking.
“Weird Al” Made An Eccentric Epic With “Albuquerque” · Hear This · The A.V. Club
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week, in tribute to Mandatory Fun, we’re recounting some of our favorite “Weird Al” Yankovic…
Zach Braff Intentionally Used Poor Grammar In His Movie Title · Newswire · The A.V. Club
Likely the only thing anyone would ever find annoying about Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded, precocious child-filled, twee indie-rock-soundtracked story of how life makes you feel things, Wish I Was Here, is its blatant mangling of the subjunctive…
How To Do All The “Handy” DIY Things In Weird Al’s Music Video
You should have seen the video for Al’s parody of Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” by now. If it feels like déjà vu, there’s good reason. It’s chock full of home improvement tasks the This Old House TV crew tackles all the time. Fear not, you too can be handy like Al. We’ve rounded up all the how-tos name dropped in the video for your DIY pleasure. —Elizabeth Lilly, thisoldhouse.com
Ten Ways To Get The Most German Out Of Your Big Apple Experience
Like German culture and German food, but don’t want to spend money on an overseas flight? No problem, just head to New York! Here are 10 spots in the Big Apple that will give you German literature, history, architecture, and beer – everything Deutsch you could want!
6 Ways Movies Get Space Wrong (By Astronaut Chris Hadfield)
Chris Hadfield, whom you may recognize from all of the videos he uploaded to YouTube about his life aboard the International Space Station, wanted to be an astronaut ever since he watched the moon landing on television at the age of 9. So, he became…
“Weird Al” Yankovic Answers Our 11 Questions · 11 Questions · The A.V. Club
“Weird Al” Yankovic released his first parody song, “My Bologna,” 35 years ago when The Knack’s “My Sharona” was heating up the charts. Years later, he’s still working and is as vital as ever, having just issued his 14th full-length album, the new…
Why TV Reporter Shouldn’t Have Been Demoted For Racially Charged Rant On Cop-killer
Again, the debate over this touchy subject is better carried out by analysts and commentators, not reporters popping off. But I doubt News 12 would have dumped Bergin if he’d “editorialized” on some less controversial subject.
Lawmakers Say There Will Be 'Hell To Pay' If Russia Is Behind Malaysia Airlines Crash
WASHINGTON – The White House confirmed Thursday that President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin briefly discussed a Malaysian passenger plane crash that killed 295 people on board during a telephone call the two leaders had earlier in the…
Remember Your Wedding Day With A Photobook
You have just married the love of your life and now that the biggest day in your life has been a huge success and the honeymoon is over, there is nothing more for the newly married couple to do besides growing old together.....Wait! Haven’t you forgotten something? Your cherished photographs of course!
This Insane And Detailed Video Explains Game Of Thrones’ “R+L=J” Theory · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club
Like that one aunt that constantly messages the family about her latest addition on Ancestry.com, Game Of Thrones fans are also deeply invested in the assorted lineage of characters. In particular, there have been many discussions and theories…