It's one thing to hide behind a computer screen and write about the lives of famous people. It's a different pursuit altogether to turn that spotlight on yourself. But in 2007, Alison Singh Gee, a former People magazine entertainment correspondent increasingly demoralized by the state of journalism, ... More >>
You can't replace the feeling of lounging on the couch with a scrunched-up newspaper. But with the web, at least you don't need to worry about getting ink on your hands and bagel. Here's a roundup of some food-related stories from our country's newspapers this week. Lucky for us, it's mostly free. F ... More >>
If you didn't initially order the taco al pastor at Taqueria Cuernavaca, surely you will after the trip to the salsa bar. Because while loading the small plastic cups with salsa and a few dark, dark red chiles de árbol, you'll probably glance into the kitchen. And in said kitchen, you'll spot meat ... More >>
Brantley Gutierrez, courtesy of DuttonFormer PC, John Hodgman hangs out with his favorite ferret skeleton
Like a perfectly normal person, John Hodgman prowls the vast data tubes of the internet late at night...in his underwear....stuffing himself with kimchi. He devours factoids ranging from ... More >>
How does a musty old dictionary business stay relevant in the age of Spell Check, auto-correct and the all-important educated guess?
Zimbio"Austerity" in Greek? Why don't you go search it or somethingIn the case of Merriam-Webster this year, the answer was to track all online free-dictionary ... More >>
It's the holidays, the season of giving, family gatherings, and coping mechanisms. So what's the number one way people traditionally survive the holidays? Alcohol. Which is great for many people, not so great for those who do not drink. Why you don't drink -- religious prin ... More >>
If you're tired of rereading your sauce-spattered copy of Eat, Pray, Love -- or if you left it at the movie theatre, or on your flight back from Bali -- you might try picking up a new book with slightly larger, or at least less personal, horizons. Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise ... More >>
Beauty really is in the eye of beholder, especially when a magazine is doing the beholding. Julia Roberts and Beth Ditto may be like night and day in the looks department, but both graced "Beautiful Issue" covers recently.
Predictably, the toothy superstar was on People magazine (she's got a ... More >>