[Michael Pollan] ungenerously generalizes 20th-century women, whom he imagines as duped both by feminism and by industrial food marketing. He ungenerously generalizes Americans, whom he imagines as lazy, irresponsible, and uninformed about cooking — a peculiarly ironic claim, since he also positions himself as a relatively new cook, which makes me wonder who was preparing him the kinds of meals he told us to eat in Food Rules.
The red guys are active MASHers (that’s “Mobile Active Simulated Humanoids”), identified as “self-propelled, experience flocking interactions…subject to random fluctuations in the forces they experience.” The rest are just trying to enjoy the music….
Cleveland, April 8 — ROCK SINGER ON TRIAL—“Punk” rock singer Wendy O. Williams, left, nervously chews a pencil as she listens to testimony Wednesday afternoon during the first day of her obscenity trial in Cleveland. The five man, three woman jury earlier had seen video tape of her Jan. 21, 1981 performance where she allegedly performed nude except for a covering of shaving cream. Seated to the right is one of her attorneys, Tim Marshall.
There is nothing sadder than giving or receiving a box of boring chocolates on Valentine’s Day. Instead, combine two things that will impress your significant other more than anything else: chocolate and a home-cooked meal — like beef short ribs braised in chocolate and wine.