Score one for the phonies
[See More Good Stuff: Heirloom Bling, Heritage Birds | If Holden Caulfield and Lisbeth Salander Were Food Bloggers] Gratefully, the days when it took diligent searching to find a sprightly bunch of cilantro in your local supermarket are gone. Fresh epazote for a pot of beans? No problem. As herbs l ... More >>
[See More Good Stuff: John Gun Pin's Raw, Salted Crab | If Holden Caulfield and Lisbeth Salander Were Food Bloggers] Photographer Peter Lippmann's portraits of jewel-wearing chickens and roosters for the latest issue of Marie Claire are both ridiculous and charming. I know I'm supposed to be mesmer ... More >>
[See More Good Stuff: If Holden Caulfield and Lisbeth Salander Were Food Bloggers | The 50 Shades of Grey Guide to Eating Out] Harley Spiller, best known for his collections (among them, a trove of over 10,000 international Chinese takeout menus), has penned a lovely essay about his friend, the for ... More >>
The Instructions' thousand pages hosts a big, fat youth rebellion
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 28, 1967, Vol. XIII, No. 11 Films by Andrew Sarris "THE GRADUATE" has been adapted by Mike Nichols, Buck Henry, and Calder Willingham from a novel of the same title by Charles Webb. I like the move much better than the book, ... More >>
Constrained and restrained, the Donnie Darko director's latest is a hollow package
"In many ways I believe 60 Years Later is as original and creative as Catcher in the Rye." John David California, real name Fredrik Colting, is the Swedish author of 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye. The book, which has been published in Sweden by Colting's own company Nicotext and in Engla ... More >>
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