Tagged: books

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in DC: Sara Moulton at Hill’s Kitchen

Just over a week ago, I was fortunate enough to meet one of my food idols. I’d already planned to make it a “food excursion day” with some friends, grabbing a bite on the Hill and heading up to Bethesda to check out a tea shop when we saw that Hill’s Kitchen was hosting Sara Moulton for a cooking demonstration and book signing. You never saw plans change so fast!

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food: how-to-cook on your iPhone

Ok, now the iPhone Kindle application is earning its keep–even though it was already free. As mentioned before, The Cook’s Illustrated How-To-Cook Library is freely available from Amazon’s kindle and it’s big. I’m already a big fan of Cook’s Illustrated...

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gadgets: mini-Kindle?

So maybe I don’t need to get a Kindle just yet. It looks like Amazon very quietly pushed out an application to the iTunes store within the last day or so. Free for iPhone/iPod Touch and syncs up with your...

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comics: then they came for me…

I’ve known about the “First they came…” poem for ages, right about the time I started getting involved in queer groups. I didn’t know much about its history until today–thanks wikipedia–since it was always marked Anonymous on the magnets and...

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books: Hollywood Bohemians

Hollywood Bohemians: Transgressive Sexuality and the Selling of the Movieland Dream Picture Garbo and Dietrich in men’s tailored suits, female impersonators drawing the stars to their nightclubs, and designers bringing a gay aesthetic to dresses–decades before Project Runway. Wild, and...

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Thomas Covenant: A.L.H.

I admit that this is mostly only funny if you’ve read a lot of fantasy books, but still worth a chuckle. Mightygodking has taken a much more apt turn with the phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover”...

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Ooooh, the first round of gifts!

Gotta love this card from my co-worker Betsy. She and I headed to lunch at District Chophouse this afternoon for a small office celebration. We both came back and found ourselves in the throes of food coma, but it was...

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the unavoidable consequence of you

I finally broke down and bought a book last night. Used a very old Target gift card, one of a few given to me at a birthday party by people who I knew forgot to get a gift and swung...