July 21, 2014
FXX’s Simpsons World Will Just Hook It To Your Veins · Newswire · The A.V. Club
At the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour, FXX presented a first look at its streaming service, Simpsons World—a comprehensive, immersive streaming service built around the 552 episodes and counting of The Simpsons. Simpsons World is…
One Of Jim Carrey’s Best Performances Is Also One Of His Least Seen · Watch This · The A.V. Club
Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: The Scarlett Johansson vehicle Lucy is the latest action-packed import from EuropaCorp. For the next five days, we highlight some of the…
Boston Bombing Suspect's College Friend Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice
Azamat Tazhayakov, college friend of the accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been found guilty of removing items, including explosive powder, from Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the Boston Marathon attack.
Fifth Harmony Perform New Song “We Know” Live And Acoustic
Last week we brought you Fifth Harmony‘s rambunctious acoustic take on new single “Bo$$” during the girl group’s Idolator Sessions performance. (We also presented you with the opportunity to win a photo signed by all five ladies.) Today, we’re…
'SpongeBob SquarePants': Real-Life Krusty Krab Restaurant To Open In Palestine (Photos)
A SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired Krusty Krab restaurant is in the works. A real-life version of the restaurant featured in Nickelodeon's popular animated series is under construction in the Palestinian city of Ramallah by a company called Salta Burgers. PHOTOS 22 Celebrity-Owned Restaurants: The Hits and Misses
The Simpsons Prepares For Crossovers And A Character Death · Newswire · The A.V. Club
Sunday evening at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Al Jean, executive producer on The Simpsons, confirmed the oft-repeated assertion that a “beloved” character will die in the season premiere airing September 28. Based on what…
The Best New TV Series Of 2014 (So Far) · Best Of · The A.V. Club
In June, The A.V. Club’s Tournament Of Episodes exhaustively catalogued and accurately identified (with no room for further debate) the finest television episodes of the 2013-14 season, declaring The Good Wife’s “Hitting The Fan” the absolute best.…
8 Things I Learned As An American Ruling An Iraqi Province
Imagine you were suddenly dragged out of your day job and told you had to travel to another country and rule over it for an indeterminate amount of time. Most folks would curl up in a little ball and try to cry out the responsibility; others would…
5 Lefty Reliever Trade Candidates For The Atlanta Braves
Now that Atlanta has sent Luis Avilan and his 4.85 ERA back down to the minors, the Braves need for a veteran lefty reliever is even greater than it was before the All-Star break. Still tied with the Nationals for first place in the division and without any top prospects to call up or reserve cash to purchase a major upgrade, the team’s chances at the post-season could well hinge on fortifying the pen. Here are five potential trade candidates that seem ripe for the picking. Come on Frank Wren, pick up that phone!
Smarter, But At A Price: 11 Consequences Of Using 100 Percent Of Your Brain · Inventory · The A.V. Club
Of all the fallacies regularly perpetuated by pop culture, none are quite as narratively useful as the erroneous scientific “fact” that humans use only 10 (or 8 or 20 or anything less than 100) percent of their brains. Often, this old chestnut is…
'Star Wars: Episode VII': J.J. Abrams Reveals X-Wing (Video)
Star Wars fans from 119 countries have already donated to UNICEF Innovation Labs in the hopes of winning a cameo in the upcoming Episode VII, and now director J.J. Abrams is turning things up a notch with a video that reveals the iconic X-Wing…
Four Emergency Medics Suspended Following Death Of Asthmatic Man In NYPD Custody
An amateur video of the man's death appears to show how the first responders neglected to perform routine procedures to help the dying patient. The four emergency workers will not be going on ambulance runs until the FDNY completes an investigation.
5 Mind-Blowing Scientific Mysteries Solved Without Computers
People picture scientific experiments as the most awesomely advanced things possible, because that's literally what they are. They're how we walk up to the very edge of human understanding and start pushing, which can involve building things that…
Elizabeth Warren Says Immigration Law Changes Not Only Up To Latinos, Silent On Children At The Border
Warren said "we've got to be in this together" on an overhaul of U.S. immigration law at the NCLR conference in Los Angeles Sunday. But she did not weigh in on the current crisis with Central American children at the border.
The 5 Best Shops For Affordable, Quality Work Clothes
You spend the majority of your week at work. Complain all you want; it's reality. Therefore, you need a stellar 9-to-5 wardrobe that'll keep you comfortable while you're chained to your desk — but also make you feel confident for face-time with your… Still, you work hard for that paycheck and shouldn't have to spend it all just to look work-appropriate. So, we're bringing you five legit sites to scoop up affordable and office-ready dresses, blazers, shoes, and bags. These brands aren't necessarily cheap, but they're lower-priced than other designer retailers. Because, if you're going to be in these clothes for eight-plus hours a day, five days a week, you want them to last. Click through to check out these must-shop brands and give your cohorts something stylish to talk about at the water cooler.