First President in US History to Have Voted to... →
randyhaddock: Tapper’s headline says it all. According to Obama, if you do what he did 3 years ago then you’re engaging in “political posturing and ideological brinksmanship.” Love it.
“Baby Come Home” by Dirty Sweet ...
Summer Reading: Cookbooks →
This summer’s selection is a modest palate cleanser after last fall’s celebrity-chef-food-porn-o-copia, with its Mount Everest-level recipes and don’t-spill-on-me design… There are a few celebrity chefs in the mix, but they’re mostly on grill duty, or making things that go well with beer. Instead, there are chefs you’ve never heard of, but whose restaurants you will now want to visit; there...
Reporter: Did you yell in to the umpire?
[Red Sox pitcher] Josh Beckett: Yeah, I mean, I said something. Like I said, it was uncharacteristic of me. And it (the ejections of Varitek and Francona) was all caused by me.
Q: What did you say?
JB: Just some baseball terms.
Q: Care to elaborate (on what you yelled)?
JB: Uh-uh. I mean, why? You can’t write it. [The TV camera] can’t hear it. So there’s no reason for me to elaborate.
It’s fascinating to watch these kids as it slowly beings to dawn on them...– Deadspin, on the Scripps National Spelling Bee
I believe that one of the reasons for our return to cooking after a...– Michael Rhulman, “Soulcraft: The Real Reason We Love To Cook”
I approach interleague play the same way I approach a new album from the Black...– Red @ Surviving Grady
25 Logos With Hidden Messages →
I’d never seen that in the FedEx logo. Cool.
We Need To Talk →
“The Ballad of Tim Wakefiled” by Bill...
Luxury vs. Premium →
By Seth Godin. John Gruber sagely comments, “Interesting distinction. Apple is a premium brand, but Microsoft’s new campaign is trying to paint Apple as a luxury brand..
Back Home: We Need To Talk →
FOX Renews ‘Dollhouse’ For Second Season →