Archive For 2012
I’ve forgotten how normal people sleep. By Saturday, my last shift of the week, I’m delirious with exhaustion. More than once I’ve fallen asleep at work while waiting to do my checkout. In fact, last night I slept on a broken couch in the office long enough to start drooling. So I sleep all day [...]
Spotted this doozy on Quora this afternoon. Where does one get “whiskey flavoring,” anyway?
I’ve seen some pretty terrible gift ideas these past few weeks. I mean, I subscribe to Elle, which suggests I give my friends and loved ones $30 silver-plated yo-yos and $600 pajamas. What do you say when you open a (probably very ornately wrapped) box that contains a crystal knife adorned with diamonds? “Oh, this will be [...]
An open letter to the author of “Woman-Child:” Yesterday Jezebel posted an excerpt from your Kindle single that took a most condescending tone toward women who love the new television shows with “girl” and their style gurus are celebrities who often dress younger than their years: Zooey Deschanel, Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj. From sporting [...]
You probably know this about us already, but Brian and I are huge Anthony Bourdain fans. Quelle surprise, I’m sure you’re thinking. A writer/amateur food pornographer/cocktail junkie/quasi-reluctant service industry lifer and restaurant manager/kitchen boy/deejay idolize the “bad boy chef?” Ya don’t say. We’ve watched the New Orleans “No Reservations” episodes several times, always intermittently pointing [...]