The Big Picture

The Inconsequential News Quiz: The First Month of the Rest of Your Life Edition

Play at home, while not worrying about what Joe Biden is saying on Twitter.

Arkansas beers to try before you die

Twenty years have gone by since Diamond Bear Brewing revived the art of making beer in Arkansas. In the interim, the craft brewing industry has evolved into something of a scene, with everything from sours to saisons available pretty much whenever you want, in the taproom or in the liquor store cooler. Here we’ve aimed to help you navigate those foamy waters with a selection of a few Arkansas beers worth seeking out. 

Inconsequential News Quiz: Our Long National Nightmare Edition

Play at home, while counting the seconds until Trump is out of the White House.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Defense Against the Dark Arts Edition

Play in jail, while still pissed over your broken headphones.

The Inconsequential News Quiz: Let’s Get Ready to Electorally Rumble Edition

Play at home, while swearing on all that is holy you will vote!

The ins and outs of voting absentee: To get it counted, get it right

Thousands have applied to the Pulaski Circuit/County Clerk’s Office to receive absentee ballots, and thousands more are expected.

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Inconsequential News Quiz: Black Lives Matter Edition

Play at home, while studying up on how to safely extinguish tear gas rounds.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Emergency Donut Edition

Play at home, while trying not to cry again today.

Maskerade: Arkansas Times readers show us their homemade facial coverings

The Arkansas Times asked to see your masks, and here’s what you came up with.

Inconsequential News Quiz: It's Good to be Tiger King Edition

Play at home, while staring into the abyss, which also stares into you.

It’s the End of the World As We Know It Edition

Play at home, after scrubbing your hands until they’re cracked and bleeding!

Beard envy in Little Rock

At the 8th annual Little Rock Beard & Mustache contest.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Mayflower Redux Edition

Play at home, while fishing a burning-hot shell casing out of your bra.

Volunteers of Little Rock

Meet some of the capital city’s most important volunteers, nominated by the organizations to whom they’ve dedicated their support.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Partially Smooshed Edition

Play at home, after asking your hogs how they would spend $6.2 million.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Dogpatched Edition

Play at home, with your visiting parole officer.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Don't Stop Believin' Edition

Play at home, while thinking of what Harriet would do.

Inconsequential News Quiz: “Forget It, Jake. It’s Marion County” Edition

Play at home, while making yourself a delicious meth sandwich!

Little Rock's downtown is mostly parking lots

How much of downtown real estate should be devoted simply to parked cars? Not so much, city planners across the country write. Beside the fact that parking lots aren’t the highest use of urban property, asphalt expanses create unappealing dead zones. But, as Little Rock Planning Director Jamie Collins said recently, “Arkansas is a strong property rights state,” meaning it’s unlikely Little Rock is going to restrict surface parking except in designated historic areas.

Inconsequential News Quiz: Give Me Tacos, or Give Me Death Edition

Play at home, while skillfully re-editing Jason Rapert’s video deposition to make it seem like he rips a wet fart every time he pauses.