Category Archives: vegetarian

Heaven Hates Ham.

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Heaven Hates Ham.
Great typographical video narrated by Christopher Hitchens about the historical religious aversion to ham.

Yum, Inc.

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Yum, Inc.
Say hello to mechanically separated chicken. It’s what all fast-food chicken is made from—things like chicken nuggets and patties. Also, the processed frozen chicken in the stores is made from it. Basically, the entire chicken is smashed and pressed through a sieve—bones, eyes, guts, and all. it comes out looking like this. There’s more: because [...]

Revolutionary Grape.

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Revolutionary Grape.
My friend Tom Caestecker in Chicago recently wrote this piece about emerging wine trends for the examiner.com – check it out!

Thirst or Idiocy?

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Thirst or Idiocy?
Bottled Water costs 10,000 times more than Tap, and is generally more polluted and less regulated.  Signs the Apocalypse is Nigh… Click for large view.

Chilean Deliciousness.

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Chilean Deliciousness.
My buddy Tom Caestecker is a Chicago-based wine reviewer – check out his latest column on Chilean reds here.  I just like hearing things described as “total fruit bombs”.  And what other wine review references the ‘sixth’ Rolling Stone?  Little Red Rooster, indeed.

Keep Being Awesome.

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Keep Being Awesome.
Heh, props to the Carnivore. And I’m a vegetarian. If I could make a living mocking stupid coffee shop bulletins, I’d be tempted. Keep being awesome, indeed.

Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love.

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Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love.
New Yorker Matt Kinsey went into the West Side Market in NYC the other day and picked up a container of assorted cheese cubes from the shelf. When he glanced down to see if the ingredients would truly be ‘great for snacks,’ he was surprised to find some classic rock lyrics instead. As you can [...]

Whooops.

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Whooops.
This photo provided by the Florida Highway Patrol shows a State Police cruiser covered with bags of marijuana Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007. The Florida Highway Patrol says anyone missing two big bags of pot can call their Tampa area office. A crew picking up litter from along Interstate 4 near Tuesday morning made an unusual [...]

Legal (and delicious) Crack.

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Legal (and delicious) Crack.
I’ve been drinking obscene quantities of this stuff lately. Delicious – and a methamphetamine-like buzz to boot. A 64oz. jug of heaven will cost you, though – $8.79 at my neighborhood Canseco’s. Figure on getting at least 15 hiwatt megaton-strength coffee drinks out of it, though, which beats the hell out of punk Frappacinos up [...]

My Fave is the Liger.

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My Fave is the Liger.
A photo provided by the Zoo Safari and Hollywoodpark Stukenbrock shows the zebra and horse crossbreed ‘Eclyse’ during its presentation to the public in Schloss Holte, Germany, on Wednesday, June 27, 2007. The father of ‘Eclyse’ is a horse from Italy, where the crossbreed filly was born in 2006, her mother is a zebra from [...]