You shouldn’t be shocked to see me writing a blog post about the death of New York City bar owner and cocktail genius Sasha Petraske since the topic is consistent with my editorial policy—to recognize forces and their agents which move against the banality of mainstream thought. Besides I’m a fan of flavor (don’t be […]
Read More GOODBYE, SASHA PETRASKE
Have any of you noticed the way Congress creates bill names which are the complete opposite of what the legislation will actually do? Remember the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996? Removing Welfare recipients from the rolls and telling them to “Find a job” in the absence of relevant skills or training […]
Read More CONGRESS VOTED TO SHUT DOWN YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW WHERE THE GMO FOODS ARE
This is a summary of conversations I had today with a bunch of people about my response to NYC’s Snowmageddon: They: Did you go shopping for the blizzard? Me: Nah. They: Why not? It’s supposed to be a serious storm. Me: I buy food every week, and have a pantry that’s probably good for two months. Why […]
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The Food and Drug Administration has some big news: the new food product nutrition labels will feature calorie counts in larger font! Yep. Larger font. This way, you can have a bold look at how many grams of poison you could potentially put into your system… Come on, FDA! I know you guys […]
Read More FDA, STOP PLAYING…
US Congress voting to cut the food stamps program under the disingenuous title of Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act is not only heartless, but dumb. “Work Opportunity” is a real laugher since Congress has proven during the past half-decade it doesn’t know how create a job. But they now created a magical […]
Read More WE’RE CUTTING YOUR FOOD, B***HES. NOW WORK
As radiation levels and leaks in Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have now reached levels that can “kill an unprotected human within hours,” The Guardian reports today that the South Korean government has banned seafood imports from Japan’s Fukushima region and adjacent areas because Japanese power company Tepco released […]
Read More WHO ELSE WILL BAN JAPAN’S NUCLEAR FISH?
Before we group-hug Paula Deen and say “We understand” how her admittedly bigoted behavior (link – pay special attention to pages 124-129) is the result of her unfortunate status as a relic of a different time in America—and how her racial framework is lost in the social dynamics of 2013&mfash;let’s consider how Deen has been capable of […]
Read More PAULA DEEN CAN’T HELP IT!
Leave it to big food companies – in this instance through senior-level Coca-Cola executive Katie Bayne – to give us pointers on how to drink the sodas and other forms of liquid sugar Coca-Cola sells without catching a load of diseases science has linked to the consumption of these beverages. Here’s what the 45-year old […]
Read More COCA COLA – HEALTHY LIFESTYLE COUNSELOR!