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  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Our Earbud Solitude Isn't the High-Tech Serenity Glenn Gould Predicted

    Glenn Gould was born 80 years ago today. To listeners of classical music, Gould was an iconoclastic pianist, most famous for the interpretations of Bach that, in his day, stirred controversy for their relative strangeness. To everyone else, Gould was a broadcaster and essayist. He called himself "th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Nebraska Farmers Get Rich, Georgia Farmers Learn Immigrants Work Hard

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Farming as a lucrative endeavor? Time has an odd, interesting story about how rising food and biofuel prices have Nebraska farmers making money, despite the recession. "Want to Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Your Bread Basket Hates Mother Earth, Jonathan Gold Hates Substitution-Deniers

    ​Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. They're not being cheap, they're being green. It's becoming harder and harder to score a hunk of bread in San Francisco restaurants, no matter how saucy the food. Cost cutting? Su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Ladies' Food, No-Meat Mondays, Favorite Central American Restaurants

    Jamesbeard.orgDominique Crenn.​1. The myth of the humble lady chef. The Toronto Globe & Mail has a feature today on a perennial question: Why aren't there more female chefs in high-end cuisine? As the article points out, the question is even more puzzling now that half of cooking-school stud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Guardian: We *Invented* War on Fun!

    You want to get the Guardian to make 1984 references? Start hassling nightclub patrons. ​As is so often the case when the task befalls us to deconstruct a Guardian article, we don't know where to start. We always know where to end, however: At the train's terminus station, because we fell asleep r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Tuesday's Pick: Frazey Ford

    ​Frazey Ford Bhi Bhiman The Independent 8 p.m., $15-$17 The Globe and Mail has criticized Frazey Ford's new record, Obadiah, saying that "the words aren't always comprehensible." We are now angry at the Globe and Mail. This is like complaining that Bob Dylan doesn't sing like E ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    The Obama Diet: The First Foodie Family

    Via: Obama-Biden Transition ProjectThe Obama FamilyAlice Waters, who has been trying for years to get Presidents from Clinton to Obama to get on board with her vision of fresh, local, seasonal, organic food for all (read her letters to Clinton and Obama here), should be happy: it seems like her ... More >>

  • Film

    October 4, 2006

    Film Orgy

    An abundance of the best international cinema at the 2006 Telluride and Toronto film festivals

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2005
  • News

    December 24, 2002

    The Poindexter Effect

    Digging into the architect of Total Information Awareness unearths good news: Ordinary Americans value civil liberties

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