VideosWhen we launched The Biscuit in 2018, we decided to make a video called LimeDog about a dog-sharing app that was sure to be the next wave in the “sharing economy.” Since then, we’ve gotten pretty good at making funny videos that comment on things happening in Charlotte through a new lens. We love collaborating with our fellow creatives on these vids, including that time the Charlotte Squawks folks asked us to create videos for their 2019 show. So take a big bite – but beware, this Biscuit is known to bite you back.
‘Tis the season to sing a really, really, really long song about receiving gifts nobody really wants. Okay. Five golden rings would be nice, but the way the Panthers are playing, we’ll settle for one in the next decade. And, unless you’re running an… read more »
Fresh off their … ahem … storied legal careers fighting for the rights of e-Scooter victims, Charlotte “attorneys” Tucker & Cohen are ready to help restaurants fight for their rights, especially when it comes to poor Yelp reviews. When someon… read more »
We may not have won the HQ2 bid in 2018, but Charlotte is getting a great consolation prize: the first generation of Sharona Royale, just in time for the holiday season! This Charlotte-centric virtual assistant is perfectly calibrated to help you nav… read more »
Fresh asphalt? Panthers tears? Mr. Le’s Banh Mi? Renaissance Fest Turkey Legs? Are these the quintessential scents of Charlotte? Amd, would you want to bring them into your home. We don’t think so, but at least one Charlotte creative DOES … and he’… read more »
The kiddos at Charlotte Bilingual Preschool have a lot to teach Matt about weird English phrases – so he packed a lunch and spent some time with them and the amazing staff at this extraordinary school. BONUS LESSON: Thanks to CBP’s partnership with A… read more »
Just in time for Halloween 2019, The Biscuit is highlighting our city’s latest trivia craze, “Hanchett or Hatchet.” This delightfully giddy (and gory) local game show features famed Charlotte historian, Tom Hanchett, testing the historical knowledge… read more »
Here’s a question that’s on the minds of many Charlotte-area voters in fall 2019: Why is the sales tax referendum written in such vague language on the ballot? Shouldn’t voters be made aware in the voting booth that they are voting for funds to be al… read more »
The Queen City seems to have a love/hate relationship with its slogan, “Charlotte’s Got a Lot.” Because, indeed, Charlotte’s got a lot. And also, Charlotte’s got a LOT — you know, like, in its name and all. So given how much he loves his hometown, y… read more »
Let’s throwback to the September 6th CreativeMornings/Charlotte event, where an audience of more than 350 Daybreak Legends gathered at Project 658 in East Charlotte to hear John Tosco and his band of misfit music-makers deliver a beautiful blend of s… read more »
Drama is where you find it … and we found it on Facebook. Matt Olin and Tim Miner of Charlotte Is Creative give ridiculous voice to reader reactions to the WBTV Facebook Story, “Woman Bites Camel.” [William Shakespeare was a playwriting genius, but… read more »
COMING THIS HALLOWEEN TO AN INTERSECTION NEAR YOU … Construction traffic in Charlotte is an absolute terror! And, now we have the movie to prove it. In a world where the road closures and detours of Charlotte, NC are evolving every day, residents are… read more »
Express yourself … In A GIF! You don’t need GIFs of crying James Van Der Beek or President Obama dropping the mic to express your emotions on social media and texts. You need GIFs of YOU crying and dropping the mic … especially when you’re sharin… read more »
Where was her love hiding? Was it secretly coded in the monograms of her kids’ matching outfits? Could love be hiding in the wine glass at lunch? Or the wine glass at the pool? Somewhere between “in town” and “uptown,” lies Providence — the fragranc… read more »
Sometime back in the mid-to-late 1980s, Matt and Tim made it to The Winners’ Circle on an episode of “CLT Pyramid.” Thanks to the wonders of VHS technology, you can relive all the tension and exhilaration of their big win, right here in The Biscuit.
Dear friends, one day a month isn’t enough to share the stories of how creatives shaping the future of our city. So, we’ve cooked up The Biscuit, a new media channel to help us tell the stories of Queen City creatives through weekly emails, long-form… read more »
“This is caffeine. This is your meeting on caffeine.” Every day, thousands of people in Charlotte … and across the world … meet over coffee. The Queen City has a dazzling array of great local coffee spots ripe for gatherings. You can hop from mee… read more »
Tim Miner dropped by “Good Day Charlotte” at WJZY on August 5 to celebrate “Work Like a Dog Day” by quizzing Jason Harper and Ann Wyatt Little about Queen City canine culture. Enjoy!
What is Charlotte Is Creative? Why do we do what we do? What does it have to do with baking Biscuits? Matt OIin and Tim Miner, founders of a new nonprofit championing the power of creatives and creativity in Charlotte, NC share their mission. It only… read more »
Before an audience of more than 350 in historic Biddle Hall on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University, Sonja Gantt spoke of “ending well.” She candidly explored her decision to fight conventional wisdom to transition from a successful career as a… read more »
While dumpster diving behind Morrison Library during its recent renovation, we unearthed a long-forgotten documentary short that had seemingly been tossed way, entitled “How to fit in in the Queen City.” Upon further research, we discovered that this… read more »