Tune into the Food Network and you’ll see “food porn” at its best. The visual we enjoy today stands in stark contrast to the barren culinary landscape that Julia Child confronted nearly a half-century ago. In the past dozen years or so, the culinary roots Child planted have blossomed on the small screen.
Dan Wonderly is our latest featured artist. He shared with us the genesis of his “Chaos Maps,” which he describes as “paintings derived from riding the subways of New York City.”
A few years after attempting to gloss itself over as “Kitchen Fresh Chicken,” Kentucky Fried Chicken is going back to its greasy, buttery roots — and then some. Select markets have introduced the KFC Double Down. And humanity shuddered.
What we’ll miss most about Paula on ‘Idol’—her blissful ability to stand up and shake her aging booty to the tuneless stylings of the likes of Sanjaya Malakar then offer him incoherent but kind words of wisdom. Like the drunk aunt at the wedding who made the staid affair a little bit more interesting. . . .
Michael Jackson was far from your typical drug abuser, and it feels unfair to make him the reigning poster boy for the celebrity drug overdose, particularly when he’s the perfect poster boy for so many other things. Perhaps that’s the most tragic thing about his surprise death by overdose—it was completely unearned.