Tagged: book


books: Pure Imagin–OMG…!

Well… I’m pretty terrified, how about you? To celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, it’s being published as a Penguin Modern Classic. But the cover design is something like “The Stepford Wives” meets “Toddlers &...


Fifty Shades of Chicken

I already feel sadistically naughty enough when I subject a chicken to drowning (brining), bondage (trussing) and an oven (…an oven) to get a lovely roasted bird but this trailer for the book Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook takes it to a whole ‘nother level!


fanboy friday: American Gods

This is pretty big news for me–and anyone else that loves Neil Gaiman. I’ve been ignoring a lot of the shows on premium cable stations, so any series on HBO, Showtime, etc. has been off my radar, but if this...


Go on. Stare, stare!

I have to wonder why people always seem so fascinated when I’m eating alone and I pull out a book. Do they expect that I’ll sit here staring into space in silence or maybe just natter on, talking to an...


Karma queen or geek god?

Move over soccer moms, yuppies and metrosexuals. Karma queens and geek gods are among the new consumers shaping the marketplace, according to people focused on selling you more stuff you didn’t know you needed. It’s a cute little article from...