Gothic romance smells like old ladies, The A.V. Club confirms

Guillermo Del Toro’s new “don’t call it a horror movie” Crimson Peak is a visual treat, but will it appeal to our other senses as well? The A.V. Club attempted to find this out after receiving a selection of perfumes from Black Phoenix AlchemyLab‘s Crimson Peak line, which debuts on October 31. We tried the eponymous…

The A.V. Club celebrates football by drinking gross Gatorade cocktails

When the NFL offered to send us free “fashion” apparel in exchange for some exposure, we instantly thought, “What’s the dumbest semi-sports-related thing we can ingest while wearing these fairly nice tops?” The answer, it turns out, is Gatorade cocktails, the recipes for which we found on a fairly disreputable website

The A.V. Club drinks the new Toadies beer, stumbles all over Possum Kingdom

When the Toadies’ best and most successful record, Rubberneck, came out in 1994, it probably seemed impossible that one day, 21 years later, the group would have its own beer. And yet, here we are, with Fort Worth, Texas’ Martin House Brewing Company having teamed with the group to produce Bockslider, a beer it touts…

The A.V. Club tried Pizza Hut’s newest abomination, the Hot Dog Bites pizza

Generally speaking, ordering a pizza is a fairly easy task. But when The A.V. Club attempted to order Pizza Hut’s new Hot Dog Bites pizza, we learned that our office was just outside the delivery range. With none of us able to leave the office in the middle of the day to pick up the three pizzas we obviously so…

The A.V. Club goes inside the nougat-filled center of the 2015 Sweets & Snacks Expo

They know us at the Sweets & Snacks Expo now. Think about that for a second. It’s a bit comforting, like walking into your favorite bar and the bartender sliding over your usual without even asking. It’s also a little disconcerting, like realizing that your bartender knows you better than your family does. But we will…