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old vines in the new world: m.j. keenan’s blood into wine

right off i’m gonna go ahead and highly recommend this doc because it is not made by that walmart/dud/scud of wine, the great homogenizer:  robert mondavi. anyhoo, i am as much into the holy concept of arizona bay as much as the next miscreant motherfucker and this doc does deliver, somehow, but damn, the momentum […]

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where do we come from? what are we? where are we going?: the urban cliff revolution by douglas larson et al

occasionally, in my darker moments, i look around at this urban death-maze/concrete prison we have built for ourselves and wonder what the fuck we were thinking to have made living so very unlivable. well it turns out that we are actually little more than what we have evolved into thanks to the (ongoing) undeniable influence […]

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soul food: bad brains

a couple of years ago one of my neighbors decided to go walk her dog at 3 a.m. “yeah so?” you say. well apparently she had been DEEP FRYING at the time and left that pot a bubblin’ when she left (you can’t pick your neighbors…) and the result was the whole damn building burning […]

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the customer isn’t always right: i like killing flies

fuck! FUCK!!! FUUUUUCKKK!!!! ; love this doc. no one got rich but some people got happy, fuck the rest.  

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i hear you, bro: mark schatzker seeks the perfect steak and pretty much comes up empty handed

my high recommendation of mark schatzker’s book, steak, does have something to do with my own struggle to find steak that doesn’t suck, but moreover, awareness of the (ever-)increasing sad state of affairs that is known as, shudder, commodity food, and specifically, beef production. beef product? hmmm, that sounds like it might be headed in […]

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shut yer piehole and start the day off right!

[posted by sexy celebrity intern as shim experiences creative crisis, muttering “to blog or not to blog…”] it’s texas, in winter, and some bitchez be screaming about the snow. even though we got, what, 2 inches max? unreal. okay, so there was ice, and my neighbor (who has obviously never experienced ice in all its […]

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going coastal: ford farm’s coastal cheddar-smoov shimmy’s cheese o’ tha week

i pondered long and hard over which recipes to post with this absolutely fabulous, seriously stellar cheddar … fuck, that short list is longer than a hunter thompson tirade at a republican fundraiser… ok, so this is a pasteurized cow’s milk ched and not raw milk, but goddamn, those limey (i tease because i love) […]

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when in doubt, go goat: cablanca goat gouda

afraid of goat cheeses? love gouda? don’t know where to dip your taste buds first? why not start with a goat cheese, which happens to also be a damn fine gouda and from holland, that is mild on the goat but so big on the mouth-humping nuanced flavor? ding ding ding!!! here we have a […]

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otherwise they wouldn’t need the lights: advice from thelonious monk

word.

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skinner’s black laboratories, subsonic 3: sweet fucking yes: recommended

whoo yeah! this iz THE shit!!! almost out of circulation due to…i can only assume stupidity…this is a MUST buy for your shizzled nizzle. MUST!!!! ……………………………. make no fucking excuses.

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