Craig Thompson

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Fat Pants Friday: Shandaken Bake's Trail Bar

    ​ A couple of weeks ago, we got our first taste of Shandaken Bake, a Catskills-area baking company that recently began selling its wares at the New Amsterdam Market. Having already written about the abundant virtues of its maple-parsnip bread, we're today turning our attention to those of its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Courtesy of Shandaken Bake, the Best Thing We Ate at Yesterday's New Amsterdam Market

    ​ Last week, a friend of ours was almost operatic in her praise of Shandaken Bake, a Catskills-area pastry concern whose wares she'd sampled at last Sunday's New Amsterdam Market. So we were more than a bit excited to find the bakery's table amid the crush of pre-Thanksgiving shoppers at yeste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Hipsters Hate Themselves the Most of All, As It Turns Out

    "Hipsters" who hate themselves.​Science. In so many ways you are our friend. (Until you turn on us, but that's a story for another day.) In the latest of studies that we must bring to your attention, a couple of scientists named Zeynep Arsel and Craig L. Thompson have dug deep into the psychol ... More >>

  • People

    January 10, 2006

    Picture This

    Talking with James Sturm, co-founder of the nation's first school for cartoon studies