My Favorite Things to Eat: A Former New Yorker Talks About Food

What are my favorite things to eat? Good question. Thanks for asking. Bagels. Mozzarella. And what are the two foods I loved most in New York that I can’t find now that I live in Denver? Bagels. Mozzarella. If you ever hear that I’ve moved back east, and I say something like “I want

Fruit Flavored Terror: Monster Memories

As a kid I loved monsters. Not the ones that hid under the bed or lived in the closet obviously - those were terrifying and nightmare inducing if one actually managed to get to sleep - no, the ones I loved were the safe ones. Your Draculas and your Frankensteins* and your Wolf-Mans (Wolf-Men?),

By |2023-08-01T13:54:47-06:00October 26th, 2021|Ghosts, Halloween, Monster Memories, The Harvest|0 Comments

The Worst Guy to Have Dinner with in Ancient Greece

Once upon a time there lived a guy named Tantalus who was, for reasons that will become clear, a rather unpleasant fellow. Tantalus was the king of a place called Sipylus and had a great deal of money so the Gods thought he was cool. He also may have been the son of Zeus.

By |2020-11-01T15:53:47-07:00November 1st, 2020|Features, The Harvest, Thoughts & Notions|0 Comments

The Essence of Spam: Things You May Not Have Known About the Canned Wonder & the Electronic Annoyance

Recently this site was attacked by that most dreadful of foes, an army of relentless and tireless robots; robots with only one goal, to deliver their package of evil and horror. A payload so unpleasant we of the civilized world could only have one name for it … spam. Yes, spam. It clogs our email

By |2021-11-01T09:58:59-06:00June 7th, 2014|Ideas & Excuses, The Harvest|0 Comments
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