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Tim League tells you where you can find the most delicious suckling pig on the planet.
An occasional series about bars with interesting stories. This time: The City Barge in London, a pub that gets occasionally flooded by the Thames, and where RIngo was once menaced by a tiger.
Ernest "Mooney" Warther was perhaps the most productive man of the 20th century and a badass with a knife.
I traveled to Bend, Oregon, visited several microbreweries and drank all of their beer. Allow me to tell you about it!
Giant hamburger stools. Portable bidets. Cone of silence karaoke systems. USB lice checker. Tim discovers that the Japanese Skymall is filled with magic.
Phil trods the ground once trod by the great HP Lovecraft in Providence, Rhode Island but finds little more than the Coffee of Cthulu.
A gorgeous Buddhist temple in Thailand also includes paintings of some major elements of nerd culture.
A guide to visiting one of cinema’s most famous staircases. As a bonus: the bar that inspired St. Elmo’s Bar from ST. ELMO’S FIRE.
In 53BC 10,000 Roman soldiers disappeared after a disastrous battle. Today they may have been found in the DNA of Chinese villagers in the Gobi Desert.
There are 35,000 stray dogs on the streets of Moscow. Some of them have begun learning how to ride the subway.
I think I’m in the minority here, but I’m a huge fan of the people who dress up as characters and essentially harass people for money at Hollywood and Highland, right in front of the Chinese Theater. Some people have a big problem with them, to the point that the cops started cracking down on them and cleared them off the street, leaving the sidewalk in front of such noted cultural institutions as the Hard Rock Cafe, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, and the mall in front of the Kodak Theater free and clear from interesting, weird and zany people.
Mark Hammill, Billy Dee Williams, Elliot Gould and others appear at a Los Angeles film event to raise money for state parks. Come see RETURN OF THE JEDI, M*A*S*H, PLANET OF THE APES and more!
Got a hankerin’ to hit the road? Come visit Pioneertown, a delightfully strange Western town in the high desert of California. Once the backdrop for hundreds of TV shows and movies, it’s now a destination for cool music, great food and cheap beer.
When I was young my friends and I used to have a spot near LaGuardia airport where we could be right underneath planes as they came in for a landing. It was a rush to see the huge metal birds, landing gear down, hurtle right over our heads. And it was a physical experience, too - the rumble and roar would shake you to the bone.
I imagine being on Maho Beach, on the Dutch side the Caribbean island Sint Maarten, is like that but a hundred times more intense