Eastbound & Awesome

Words Evans Bailey “Swag” is a thing that I have become aware of because I read stupid articles on the internet. This nouveau term conjures up images of Justin Bieber, in saggy name brand sweatpants and a stupid hat, being physically hoisted by one of his bodyguards into his ridiculously tacky car. There was a

Photo courtesy of Shaky Knees

Shaky Knees: A Recap

Words by Christopher Krauth Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Music Fest seems to operate a little differently than the larger festivals in the Southeast like Bonnaroo or Hangout or even Atlanta’s “other” festival, Music Midtown. The obvious difference is the smaller size, but what’s more telling is the makeup of the artist lineup: no hip hop or

GOTHAM: (L-R) Robin Lord Taylor, Jada Pinkett Smith, guest star Cory Michael Smith, guest star Clare Foley, Donal Logue, Ben McKenzie, Camren Bicondova, David Mazouz and Sean Pertwee. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co.

Gotham: The Batman Show We Deserve, And The One We Need

WORDS: HENRI CHERAMIE It’s an old story: A by-the-book, upstart detective, working in a corrupt city, trying to bring law to the lawless. His sense of black-and-white morality clash with a world that is increasingly gray. He has to deal with warring mafia families, orphaned children, and crooked cops all while maintaining his integrity, juggling


Behind The Instagram: March 2015

Behind The Instagram: Brisket & Latke Sandwich

Words: Randy Gresham, Jr. I am a chef.  I spend the vast majority of my day in constant motion making sure that our guests are happy and fed.  In doing so, I rarely possess or make the time to eat myself.  It is usually a quality assurance taste or nibble of this or that as



Words Will Abner It’s early on a Friday evening and my coworkers and I are putting our things together for the evening. Mise en place. Everything in place. Soon, customers will pour in for cocktails and dinner and we need to be ready. Ready to shake Martinis, stir Manhattans and answer any and every kind


This Is My Favorite Time of Year for Beer*

WORDS  Sam Wootten Late Summer and early Fall bring about the release of more styles and unique once-a-year brews (Pumpkins, Harvests, “Autumn”, Oktoberfest, etc) that prepare your palate for the coming season, with a gentle reminder that Winter is coming. It says, “Go ahead. Enjoy the sweetness and warmth while it lasts. Frolic and let

Photo by Will Abner

Wine Tasting Notes

WORDS Will Abner We have made it through the holidays, out-kicked our coverage as far as gift-giving goes and are left with rather bleak checking accounts. I love the joy of giving out gifts to my family and friends, but dang, it sure does make for a bleak January (or maybe it’s just me). Anyways,


Photo courtesy of Jay Wilkins

Summer Style in the Workplace

It’s summer.  The days are longer and you are feeling more relaxed because you have three months to vacay, sleep late, lounge in the sun, and drink cold beer.  Unless, of course, you have a job!  I want to make your summer a little bit easier by helping you get dressed for work with just



Music City: An Ode To Joy

PHOTOS Harvi Sahota Nashville is a town of Now. If you’re over a certain age, or haven’t visited the World Wide Web in a bit, you may not know. Otherwise, I’m telling you something that’s obvious. What may not be so obvious is exactly what makes Nashville Now. Our esteemed MADE Columnist tells you this


Image courtesy of RantSports.com

Alabama Post-Spring Position-By-Position Wrap-Up: Wide Receiver Edition

WORDS Nick Hines Last year Alabama fans watched in delight as Amari Cooper torched defender after defender and did the same to Alabama’s record book, capturing every receiving record of any note.  However, with Cooper now playing football for the Oakland Raiders, there is a Chris Christie size void on the Alabama roster when it