Should you find yourself in Murray Hill craving Indian food, there's not exactly a shortage of spots to sate your desire--the neighborhood didn't earn the nickname "Curry Hill" for nothing. But that didn't stop Paradise Biryani Pointe, the nation's largest chain of Indian restaurants, from planting ... More >>
Chris Geidner at BuzzFeed has been beating down the path of a fascinating story over this past week, exploring how and why the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force has gotten involved with the issue of gambling in Maryland. His latest post reports that an anonymous source funded a gaming mailer sent to ... More >>
Greetings from Las Vegas, where we are attending the UNITY 2012 journalism diversity conference, along with meetings of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association. We called back home this morning to talk to Brian Lehrer on WNYC about Chik-fil-A, the exciting fast food poultry arena for deb ... More >>
How our mayor has given us the business
Colonel Sanders: Elderly, ate fried chicken.The silver lining on the enormous cumulus cloud of old age? Eating whatever the hell you want, regardless of whether or not a damn nutritionist says it's good for you.
WartellaThe results are in and the hands-covered candidate was the hands-down winner of last night's Theatre-of-the-Absurd gubernatorial debate. At first you wondered if Jimmy McMillan, with his magnificent Chester A. Arthur muttonchops and Colonel Sanders goatee, was wearing black gloves as ... More >>
Central Italy hides in the West Village
melaniehamlett.comImpersonating a strip of bacon in the World's Largest Frying Pan, Long Beach, WAYou'd think it'd be a simple thing to identify the world's largest frying pan, but there are six in the United States alone that make that audacious claim.
That's KFC on the right, Popeyes on the left Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC as it is now known, was founded in 1930 in North Corbin, Kentucky, when Colonel Harland Sanders started selling his fried chicken out of a gas station. Eighty years and thousands of franchises later, those apocryphal ... More >>
Jason Perlow/Hamburger AmericaJosh Ozersky and friend. Last Friday morning on the windswept tundra that was Soho, one half expected to encounter a pack of wolves trundling down Spring Street. Instead, a larger, equally hungry apparition materialized in the mercifully insulated confines of Bal ... More >>
Unless you're trying to express discernible disdain for your Secret Santa pick this year, you'll want to avoid the gift ideas on Food Network Humor's list of 11 Awful Gifts for Foodies and Cooks. It includes such cringeworthy gems as the eerie Paula Deen Makes a Pot Roast doll, inappropriatel ... More >>
Josh Ozersky has penned his last and predictably grandiloquent post for the Feedbag, using the opportunity to announce the imminent launch of Ozersky.TV, the site he's cooked up with Ben Leventhal, and his forthcoming book about Colonel Sanders. In other words, Josh Ozersky will continue to b ... More >>
Colonel Sanders' handwritten fried chicken recipe was returned to KFC corporate headquarters in Kentucky yesterday after a new, safer vault was installed to house the top secret recipe. [NY Daily News]A report released yesterday shows that California winemakers' grape harvest is down 6%, a fact that ... More >>
"It was an insane time, we would stay up for days at a time and smoke George Burns cigars and listen to Henny Youngman standup routines and watch W.C. Fields movies and write jokes, homemade jokes, jokes with missing punchlines. Those were really good times." By the age of 22, Harmony Korine had ... More >>
Old exploitation meets new references
The sun was disappearing toward Manhattan, a purple-blue sky framed the skeleton of the elevated M tracks, Colonel Sanders smiled down from a neon perch, and on the corner of Wycoff and Myrtle in Bushwick the crowd was growing for Fernando Ferrer's last pre-election campaign event. Assemblywoman Cat ... More >>
When Howard Dean lost the New Hampshire primary last year, and his supporters gathered in the gymnasium at Southern New Hampshire State University, their joyful screaming was so intense that one's body rattled, your ears buzzed, and it was frightening to think about what would have happened if he ha ... More >>
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