Tag: filming location

“Simpsons” Fans Know There’s Only One Reason To Visit Knoxville, Tennessee

When one mentions a plan to visit the city of Knoxville, Tennessee to a true Simpsons nerd, the response comes swiftly: “Are you going to visit the Wigsphere?!”

You’re goddamn right I am.

Recreating Scenes from “Life of Brian” In Tunisia! (Part 2)

A tale of ridiculous luck that led us to the “Life of Brian” crucifixion location…

Recreating Scenes From “Life of Brian” In Tunisia! (Part 1)

It takes an especially obsessed kind of nerd to track down all of Monty Python’s “Life of Brian” filming locations. I happen to be that especially obsessed kind of nerd.

How Not To Blow It While Visiting Iceland’s “Game of Thrones” Locations

There’s no official nickname for hardcore Game of Thrones fans, but a common joke is to simply call them “masochists.” I suppose that label fits me both as a fan and as a person attempting to visit Iceland’s Thrones filming locations without a guide.

America’s Oldest Hospital Is In Philadelphia, And It’s Stunning

I had always wanted to see one of those old operating theaters like you see in The Knick (or the Junior Mint episode of Seinfeld) but at some point over the last hundred years doctors realized how horrible an idea it was to have dozens of non-sterile people in an operating room so most operating theaters have since gone extinct…