Kelley J. Bostian

It’s getting close to Christmas, which means more burglaries, more people accidentally leaving their Christmas tree lights on and starting fires, and more expectations from emergency services to stop both of these things from happening. more

Dec 6, 2017 11:33 AM The Bowl

Disney’s Beauty and The Beast is one of those movies that can bring a withered old man to tears just as fast as it can make a 4-year-old burst into song. It does everything right. A gripping love story? Absolutely. A timeless soundtrack? Definitely. more

Dec 6, 2017 11:33 AM News & Notes

Before “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack”, Cindy Wilson shared a tropical flaming volcano cocktail at a Chinese restaurant with a group of friends that sparked a historical impromptu jam session. In 1977, this same group of friends gathered the ... more

Nov 29, 2017 12:10 PM News & Notes

If there’s one thing that definitely isn’t true about the folklore surrounding Thanksgiving, it’s that Pilgrims introduced alcohol to the Native Americans. Wherever organic material has existed on Earth (which is literally everywhere), humans ... more

Nov 22, 2017 11:54 AM Mixology

If you make your way up the narrow winding staircase off Houston Street, you’ll find Wes Black every weekend shaking drinks and taking orders behind a high top bar that’s quickly becoming Chattanooga’s worst kept secret: The Fix Cocktail Lounge. more

Nov 22, 2017 11:54 AM City Life

“Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s gonna die. Come watch TV?” – Morty Smith. If you haven’t seen the first three seasons of Rick and Morty at this point, you should probably stop reading this and go download an Adult ... more

Nov 22, 2017 11:54 AM The Bowl

If you are anything like me, you don’t like the aggressive shoppers, crowded movie theatres, or constant barrage of online advertisements that seem to get worse every year the day after Thanksgiving. In fact, there’s a good chance you probably ... more

Nov 22, 2017 11:54 AM News & Notes

Necrolemurs may have faced extinction 30 million years ago, but the badassery of their existence and name have trickled down into modern Chattanoogan culture in the least expected way. Preforming at the 2017 Chattanooga Hip Hop Festival ... more

Nov 15, 2017 11:55 AM News & Notes 1 Comments

Anime is perhaps the most underrated and misunderstood form of modern entertainment. Taking stylistic direction and origin from Japan, anime (which definitely sounds better than saying “animation”) has become a cultural phenomenon in the United ... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:07 PM The Bowl

The Man of La Mancha musical has a complicated history, and even a different name (I, Don Quixote), which can be traced back to a popular 1959 teleplay that was based on a 17th-century book, had no music, and of which no footage has ever been ... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:07 PM News & Notes

There are two major discoveries in the history of humanity that have endured the test of time for so long it’s no surprise they inevitably would join together as one: alcohol and fire. Like anything, our ancestors could have never predicted two ... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:07 PM Mixology

Inspired by the jazz and swing genres of 1940’s American culture, Djoukil is a talented group of five French musicians who use the conventions of their genre to live in the moment and impress any and every audience on an international level. more

Nov 1, 2017 1:03 PM News & Notes

With seven minutes left to go, my partner and I quickly inserted two skeleton keys into the launch control unit of a secret Raccoon Mountain nuclear missile silo. We had narrowly prevented the beginning of nuclear war, but zombies were now ... more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM Halloween Guide

Have you ever had the dream of dressing up as your favorite horror character, mingling with other people that have the exact same dream, and talking about fantasy and horror for three days straight? You might want to register for the 2017 HallowCon. more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM The Bowl

When it was written sometime between 1603 and 1604, Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” tackled some of civilizations most unspoken and complex issues; specifically what the government’s role in assigning legislation to sex, marriage, and ... more

Oct 25, 2017 1:19 PM News & Notes

There’s a reason why nearly half of all scary movies take place in the woods at night. Guided by nothing more than a glow stick, Acres of Darkness forces daring visitors to give up the air-conditioned comforts of a normal haunted house and trek ... more

Oct 18, 2017 12:29 PM Halloween Guide

When I was young, I never could harmonize with the rest of my church when singing gospel hymns. I later found out that singing was much easier and far more exciting when I had a few drinks in me, but the opportunities to translate this ... more

Oct 18, 2017 12:29 PM News & Notes

For its 12th consecutive year, the Chattanooga Zoo is giving the general public the opportunity to contribute to the Zoo’s capital campaign in the form of a giant party. Being the organizations largest annual fundraiser, The Banana Ball serves as ... more

Oct 11, 2017 11:59 AM The Bowl

Two things you likely never thought would go together: Halloween and the Tennessee Aquarium. And yet, every year in October, the Aquarium takes the opportunity to highlight the real monsters of nature. No, not vampires, werewolves or witches, but ... more

Oct 11, 2017 11:59 AM Halloween Guide

In some form or another, you’ve probably referred to your family as “dysfunctional” before. It’s often a common way to explain the crazy dynamics of family politics. Imagine this: three adult sisters, each coping with the suicide of their mother ... more

Oct 11, 2017 11:59 AM News & Notes

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