While the A.V. Club staff gets to weigh in about what movies, TV, music, and more we liked this year, we’d be fools to think that anyone really cares what we think. After all, we’re not famous. That’s why we asked a bunch of our favorite...Show More Summary
To the editor: The religious right's crafty plan to keep a huge Christian cross prominently displayed within government property likely won't end a quarter-century of legal feuding. An unquestionably constitutional resolution of this controversy should be considered. ("Senate passes bill that...
Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci Chris Limbrick and Francesco Fragomeni work at Squarespace, a web hosting service. They're working on a project at work... but not necessarily for work....Show More Summary
This is an excerpt from Patton Oswalt's upcoming memoir, Silver Screen Fiend. Scroll to the bottom to hear a selection from the audiobook version. January 27, 1997: “Chevy Chase was born to play a clown who leads children into a gas oven!” That’s Bob Odenkirk, onstage at the Powerhouse Theatre... More »
Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Six months after leaving Istanbul, and cycling...Show More Summary
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, In the great fiscal scheme of things, October 22, 1981 seems like only yesterday. That’s the day the US public debt crossed the $1 trillion mark for the first time. It had taken the nation 74,984 days to get there (205 years). Show More Summary
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), the most valuable company in the world accomplished a new milestone recently, it crossed the $700 billion mark, which was also the first time for any public company. However, there are two more milestones before the real party begins. Yes, I am talking about the $1 trillion valuation. While discussing the future […]
Fred Armisen @ Irving Plaza - 11/19/14 (via Haley Klausmeyer) Fred Armisen took part in the recent Doctors Without Borders benefit at Irving Plaza (11/19) with Greg Barris, Ted Leo, Jim Gaffigan, Hannibal Buress, David Cross and more, and the...
Oh look, it's David Cross as a wealthy a capella aficionado hosting a "riff off" in his mansion. The first trailer for the sequel to the 2012 hit comedy "Pitch Perfect" starring Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson was released Thursday. Elizabeth...Show More Summary
There were no special guests listed when Bob Odenkirk's Sunday NYCF appearance (11/9)at Gramercy Theatre was first announced. It has since been confirmed that the Breaking Bad actor will be reunited on stage with his Mr Show co-creator David Cross,...
In all my theater-going days, I don't remember seeing a production that would likely give me nightmares. The thought had never crossed my mind. Until, that is, I went to the Pleasance Company and witnessed The Curing Room, David IanShow More Summary
A few book bits here, including two new titles, and the possibility of another book on the way... Out now is David Mack's latest novel, Section 31: Disavowed, which is a follow-up to The Fall, the Mirror Universe books, and Cold Equations!...Show More Summary
David Luiz has revealed that his footballing inspiration is Brazil team-mate Kaka. The two have not played together at club level, but their paths have crossed on the international scene. Kaka, now at Sao Paulo, is described by LuizShow More Summary
By Alan Cross, Canadian Broadcaster, Radio Consultant, and Curator for Songza. Guys like Thom Yorke and David Byrne can rage against the dying of the light as much as they want, but that won’t prevent streaming from eventually becoming the dominant way music is distributed and consumed. Show More Summary
I have reproduced this moving and inspiring story with permission. I loved this story and hope you find it as meaningful as I did. When I decided to join the cross country team as a junior, I was already bracing...
TV news and notes:- IFC is resurrecting David Cross' comedy show "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" two years after it went off the air. Season 3 will premiere on IFC in 2015, after Season 1 premiered in 2009 and Season 2 premiered in 2012. Show More Summary
David Cross’ underrated 12-episode series The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret ends with nuclear holocaust. The title character—played by Cross—defects to North Korea, where he’s put in charge of their nuclear program and blows up the world. Show More Summary
The comedy returns to the network after a three-year break for a third season read more
After a three-year hiatus, David Cross' scripted comedy The Increasingly Poor Decisions Of Todd Margaret is returning to IFC for a third season, with six new half-hour episodes slated to debut in 2015. Based in London, the series isShow More Summary