An EPIC city council meeting ad; Nate Silver leaves The Times; and lobster rolls

Posted by PATRICK DONOHUE on July 22, 2013 

GQ's Alan Richman has put together a list of the 50 best things to eat and drink right now, including the chinese pork belly sandwich from Charleston's Butcher and Bee.

Jimmy Fallon continues to cash in nostalgia, reuniting fictional "Full House" band Jesse & The Rippers on his show last week.

After 30 years, Hooters has a new logo. Same clientele though, so there's that...

We're still not done with "Heroes?" 

Beer shampoo.

Chipotle's Twitter account got hacked over the weekend.

NFL center Mike Pouncey will not be discussing he and his brother Maurkice's baffling choice to be photograph wearing "Free Hernandez" hats, a reference to the murder charge pending against their former Florida teammate Aaron Hernandez. Maurkice Pouncey has since apologized. His brother should do the same. Tasteless. 

Digg founder and former "Diggnation" co-host Kevin Rose reportedly saved his dog from a raccoon this weekend

The Air Force desperately needs fighter pilots, according to the Los Angeles Times. 

Nate Silver of the FiveThirtyEight Blog is leaving the New York Times to join ESPN.

Speaking of The Times, a Brooklyn man got the newspaper's logo tattooed on his chest

EA Sports will continue to make its college football game with or without the NCAA but will anybody buy it?

It's Lobster Roll Week on Food Republic. 

How to make the perfect lobster roll

In case you missed it, and I don't know how you could have, San Diego's Comic Con was last week and my favorite part were the celebrity portraits being taken by the Hollywood Reporter and Entertainment Weekly, including these "Game of Thrones" portraits.


Check out Paul Rudd taking BP with his hometown Kansas City Royals.

Soon-to-be Savannah restaurateur Hugh Acheson is working on a pickling book. 

If this ad doesn't want to make you attend city council meetings, I don't know what will. 

Vampire Weekend laid down a PERFECT cover of Robin Thicke's Blurred Line on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge last week. So great. 

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