Tuesday, May 5, 2015

'Welcome to Me' opens this week at Enzian Theater

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 3:48 PM

Kristin Wiig star vehicle disappoints 2 out of 5 stars Kristen Wiig’s colossal comedic break, Welcome to Me, is her chance to show whether she can carry a star-studded film virtually by herself and whether her nice turn in The Skeleton Twins was a fluke or a sign of better...

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Humor writer Dave Barry explains why Florida is so weird

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Dave Barry, 20 year veteran in humor writing and former columnist for the Miami Herald recently chatted with Cracked editors Jack O'Brien and Soren Bowie for a conversation about Barry's new book, 'Live Right And Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster),' his weekly column and what exactly makes his home...

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Listen now: Mikal Cronin's 'MCIII' is out and it's gold

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:39 PM

I've been geeking out over Mikal Cronin's MCIII since it first leaked into my ears, playing it over and over - but in a very different way than I did when I first encountered MCII. Where that record was mad hooky and powered by energetic anthems like "Shout It...

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Is this what the Orlando of the future will look like? Project DTO's final report to the city was released this week.

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Project DTO released the final report of its vision for downtown Orlando to the City Council on Monday, May 4. You can read the full report here and learn about the things they hope to accomplish in Orlando over the next few years, but here are our favorite artist renderings...

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Today only you can adopt a $5 cat for 'Cinco de Meow'

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:02 PM

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo and because there are too many cats that need 'forever homes,' all day today at Orange County Animal Services, cat adoptions are only $5! That's right, $5 cats!  “Our shelter sees an increase in the cat population during the summer months as a...

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Two restaurants on the verge of happening in College Park, plus: bikes!

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:57 PM

College Parkers are very patient people, clearly. Not only have they been waiting for their outpost of PR's Taco Palace to open for more than a year now, the sign teasing Armando's opening in the old Wildsides/Hangar/Harmoni space is totally tantalizing. It looks like progress is finally being made...

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Concert pic of the week: Tyler, the Creator before his crazed, adoring fans

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:32 PM

We got a lot of great photos in this week, but it's always a madhouse any time Tyler, the Creator drops into his chosen local venue, the Plaza Live. Before the show, a line of young fans wrapped nearly completely around the exterior of the building before packing into...

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Our juggalo-inspired motivational posters are better than Buzzfeed's

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:14 PM

Last October, we got all wide-eyed when Insane Clown Posse's Shockfest caused a juggalo swarm on Venue 578. But to get pumped up for the show, we had this Faygo-fueled stray idea to highlight our favorite juggalo lyrics as motivational posters and consequently had a lot of fun putting together...

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Local baker makes good on Food Network's spring baking competition

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 9:01 AM

Notice a familiar face on the second episode of Food Network's Spring Baking Championship? That's Juliana Evans, graduate of Dr. Phillips High School (circa 1997), blogger, proprietor and head baker of the now-closed food truck and cupcake boutique Graciously Sweet. Host Duff Goldman (of Ace of Cakes fame) is...

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Ryan Gosling finally eats his cereal. Rest well, Ryan McHenry

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 8:43 AM

Ryan McHenry, the guy who created the Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal memes on Vine, has lost his battle with cancer. You can see all eight of his videos below (don't worry, it's short): In his honor, Ryan Gosling posted a Vine last night in which he finally...

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