"The most overrated ingredient is bacon. It depresses me that in restaurants Brussels sprouts are now just the way bacon is conveyed to the table." Lemony Snicket creator and passionate home cook Daniel Handler tells the Wall Street Journal that he'd rather eat radishes [WSJ].
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"That I can go to Google and the third thing that comes up "Is Stephin Merritt a racist because he doesn't like hip-hop?" It was so wrong and immoral, and it had never fully been cleared up." A generation of terrified journalists and collaborators will tell you that Stephin Merritt is a fundament ... More >>
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