Monthly Archives: July 2012

quickie desserts: chocolate pudding.

As I’ve said before, from-scratch desserts weren’t a big part of my childhood. The processed dinner foods we ate were few and far between, but when it came to dessert, all bets were off. Unless it was Christmas season, cookies … Continue reading

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mom’s no-frills French toast.

For my good friend CitizenE, who wishes to make delicious French toast at his bed-and-breakfast. The golden rule of good French toast is to always use challah. Right? You know this, I know this, the whole French-toast-eating world knows this. … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight Rises: I would like more attention to detail, please.

This will most likely contain a fuckload of spoilers. You should probably stay away if you haven’t seen The Dark Knight Rises yet. I consume a lot of science-fiction and comics-based media. I have for pretty much my whole life … Continue reading

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the best rhubarb dish i have made yet.

Guys, rhubarb is the shit. You may have noticed that I’m totally strung out on it, and the reason for that is that it is fucking delicious. I love it. I want to eat it every day. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Newsroom episode 3: “The 112th Congress”

Sorry I’m an episode behind, guys. I caught up last night and should have my ep 4 recap up soon. Watching Newsroom (and I am ignoring the existence of a “the” in the title because reasons) is a strange experience … Continue reading

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why age gaps make me cranky.

One of the quickest ways for a movie to piss me off is also one of the more common things films do: pair an older actor and a young actress romantically and treat their age difference as though it’s not … Continue reading

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Magic Mike: less about stripping, more about social class.

I’m sure you’re unsurprised to know that I had no interest whatsoever in seeing Magic Mike. A movie about attractive, well-muscled men taking off their clothes? What possible appeal could that hold for me? …. okay, you should be done … Continue reading

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