Sunday, August 30, 2009

People of Walmart

Words cannot describe this.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Free MP3s from Paste Magazine

Always great for the price.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Obama Turns Bachmann Pro-Choice

How'd you like that for healthcare reform?

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Saveur Mag on the Web

We like this site, because it is a blog/aggregator of other foodie sites. Only complaint: It takes at least two clicks to get to the actual article to read it.

Bob Dylan Picked Up By Cops

No, really. They thought he was a "weirdo," possibly a "joker or a thief," and he didn't have his ID with him, so the beat cop and her partner escorted him back to his tour bus. Professor Gates, perhaps this is a lesson for you in how to interact with cops?

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D


Saturday, August 15, 2009

The Frank Gehry Cocktail

We can only assume this is a joke, although if you follow the instructions while making it, you'll still be happily drunk.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Best Epithet Ever

"Unemployed Alaskan blogger," Sarah Palin. --Keith Olbermann, August 13, 2009.

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Cooking as Spectacle

The demands of the industrial food system have redefined "cooking" and the Food Network is turning it into a spectator sport... Nothing new. Michael Pollan says this will ruin us--his song for some time now--and he is probably right. "The skills are already lost. Who is going to teach the next generation how to cook?" And his recipe to cure us? Right from Hippocrates, paraphrased by the Food Network:

I have the diet for you. It’s short, and it’s simple. Here’s my diet plan: Cook it yourself. That’s it. Eat anything you want — just as long as you’re willing to cook it yourself.