Monthly Archives: August 2009

A cookbook by Asian grandmas

This cookbook looks intriguing (as do the other ones mentioned), but I wonder if any of the grandmas use their microwaves? Publishers Put Stock in Asian Grandmothers : The grandmother-as-kitchen-guru mystique transcends boundaries, from Italian nonnas to Jewish bubbes. This … Continue reading

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Live television chatting on twitter

If you want to see what other people are saying at their TVs while they watch your favorite shows, use twitter’s search function and search for hashtags. Last week the conversations for #projectrunway and #topchef were both extremely amusing.

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Arrested Development

I hope the Arrested Development movie comes out and is as funny as the show was! Apparently there has been a “hitch” in their plans to make the movie, but I’m sure it’ll all work itself out.

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Models of the Runway

I just finished watching Models, and it’s starting to grow on me a bit. It is fun to see the models bitching about each other and about the designers. But somehow, it doesn’t really feel like a competition to me. … Continue reading

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A blog written by sunlight, not artificial light

I enjoyed this article from WritingSpirit Blog about Louisa May Alcott’s writing methods. WritingSpirit has found articles from The Writer Magazine dated back to the 1890s. One gem is an article entitled “Methods of Authors: Favorite Habits of Work” which … Continue reading

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Futurama!

Don’t forget to watch “Into the Wild Green Yonder” on Comedy Central this Sunday!

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Nick and Andrae Talk Project Runway Season 6 First Impressions

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Rick Bayless on twitter

Who knew Rick Bayless (Top Chef Masters winner) was such a prolific twitterer? Follow him at Rick_Bayless

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Rating books

Shannon Hale has posted some pretty interesting questions on her blog about book reviews, particularly the star rating system at Amazon.com/Goodreads.com etc. Scroll down to the comments which also provide some insights. When I first started writing this blog and … Continue reading

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Nanospray?

So I watched episode 4 of Defying Gravity last night and I guess the reason their hair doesn’t float on the spaceship is that they use a special hairspray in their hair every morning. Yeah, right. Why didn’t they just … Continue reading

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