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Brit TV: Want to Watch a Train Wreck? Check Out the Attempted American Remake of the IT Crowd That Was Never Aired and Weep

The IT Crowd has recently completed its run in the UK. This successful British comedy revolves around the lives of the three-member team of the IT department at a large London company. Similar to the US series, The Big Bang Theory, The...Show More Summary

Weekend Planner: April 12-13, 2014

In this Weekend Planner: survival cooking, seniors on Twitter, and naked girls reading about food. Food: If the power were to go out (again) for a considerable amount of time, how well would you fare? If the thought of making dinnerShow More Summary

The Bestsellers List: Top music, movies, and manga for April 11

Welcome to The Bestsellers List, where we highlight the bestselling music and movies in Japan, along with the best of the American manga sales each week. This week, Mobile Suit Gundam proves just how dominant of a force it can be, supplanting the perennial favorite Attack on Titan. Show More Summary

The Economics of Wasting Food

In this post by Inhabitat, which concerns a World Bank report on the estimated amount of food humans waste, we find a piece of crucial information is missing... According to the latest issue of the World Bank’s quarterly Food Price Watch, the world loses or wastes one-quarter to one-third of all food produced for human consumption. Show More Summary

11 Fast-Food Chains We Actually Want to See Open in New York

Would anyone say no to this? Grub Street isn't opposed to fast food, but this week's announcement that Chick-fil-A would spend 2014 making a big push into New York — beyond its lone NYU location — made us wonder: Does anyone actually...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: April 11, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: a comedic return engagement, and blackhearted burlesque. Comedy: It’s been three years since Todd Glass made his Comedy Bar debut—and liked the then-fledgling comedy venue so much, he returned for another three-night stand later that summer. Show More Summary

In Culture News: "Get High" with Brandy Clark, Go See Akira at Cinerama, and Watch Nymphomaniac One More Time

Gentlenerds, Start Your Nerding: Cinerama today announced the films playing in its Science Fiction Film Festival, which happens from May 1st through May 12th. They're running an impressive slate of sci-fi classics, including The Thing, the first two Alien movies, Logan's Run, The Road Warrior, and Akira. Show More Summary

Light in the Attic Resurrects the Brothers and Sisters' Dylan's Gospel LP

And it’s a goddamn joy. Originally released in 1969 and produced by Monterey International Pop Festival mogul Lou Adler, this album of gospelized Bob Dylan songs by the California-based Brothers & Sisters works wonders on both the folk-rock...Show More Summary

President Obama Finds Himself in Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon Johnson was reportedly not a very easy man to get along with. He was vulgar, mean, and quite possibly one of the neediest people in the history of humanity. When I read stories of Johnson's personal life, I squirm in my seat from all the uncomfortableness. Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Alexander Robotnick, New Bums and Dennis Ferrer

ITALO-DISCO LEGEND ALEXANDER ROBOTNICK MAKES SEATTLE DEBUT Tonight’s a rare chance to see/hear Italian electronic-music legend Alexander Robotnick (aka Maurizio Dami) play live. Under the auspices of Medical Records (whose owner, Dr....Show More Summary

World Gang = A Modest Mouse Drummer + a Plastiq Phantom

Maybe you’ve been wondering what in blazes Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green has been doing lately. Wonder no longer. He and electronic musician Darrin Wiener—who runs the Imputor label and recorded and performed in the ’00s as Plastiq Phantom and with DJs on Strike!—have a new band called World Gang. Show More Summary

MARTA bus and rail service to increase

Makes ya wanna dance, doesn't it? Sayeth the AJC: A spokeswoman for the authority said on Tuesday that increased rail service will start on Monday, May 19.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Personal Care home discussion to take place on Sunday at Dunwoody Homeowners Association Meeting

Video Need a job? Board of Directors Meeting Sunday, April 13, 2014 @ 7:30 P.M. DeKalb Cultural Arts Center (Room 4) 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road Dunwoody, GA 30338 1. Approval of minutes for March 2014 2. Presentation to Warren Hutmacher – City Manager 3. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: April 10, 2014

In today's Urban Planner: a beloved musical, a celebration of belly dancing, and a burlesque showdown. Theatre: After a long, cold winter, Toronto is coming alive with The Sound of Music! This Rodgers and Hammerstein classic will brighten...Show More Summary

Morning Reads for Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Damn if this song doesn’t make your morning better. Morning Reads after the jump… Georgia Bobby Jones would be proud. Masters Tournament coverage from the Augusta Herald here, nostalgia here, Hollywood garbage here, requisite Internet listicle here, tee times here, and ESPN coverage for those without state pride here. Speaking of Georgia sports legends, Hank […]

German Duo Boozoo Bajou Bend and Stretch Jazz (and Other Styles) into Beautiful New Shapes

Apollo Records From their name, Boozoo Bajou, I thought of dancehall star Buju Banton when I first encountered veteran German duo Peter Heider and Florian Seyberth, but there's no reggae on 4, their fifth full-length (not counting mixes and EPs). Show More Summary

Remembering Greatness — Morning Reads

Now that the NCAA Tournament is over, let us relive the greatest moment in the event’s history: Georgia State’s win over Wisconsin at the 2001 edition of the tournament. “Crossing” by Wooden Shjips is probably the best song of the year so far.  Support WRAS on Thursday.  Beverly Hall’s trial delayed until August. Hmmmm. A bat-killing […]

Urban Planner: April 9, 2014

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Evil Dead life drawing, a multimedia meditation on a correspondence, and the evolution of snuff films. Theatre: Up until Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez made that movie, the word “Gigli” was associated with images of beauty, the splendour of the opera, and, more specifically, the renowned Italian tenor Beniamino Gigli. Show More Summary

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