Lucky Dip – Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Dear fellow fatties, join me in gesturing, “Price Is Right”-style, at a new program for determining health risks related to weight that says exactly what we’ve all been saying for years – WEIGHT IS NOT AN INDICATOR OF HEALTH. Fat folks can apparently be just as healthy as skinny folks, and, I know, surprise, just […]

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Dumb and Dumber

One of my first posts when I started up this journal was about how I hated the Food Network, about how I thought it was becoming insipid and fluffy and annoying. Turns out I’m not alone. Bill Burford of the New Yorker has written a piece for the latest issue on the dumbing down of […]

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Channel Surfing

Somewhere in the transfer of cable services from home A to home B, we ended up with a bunch of cable channels we didn’t have before. Besides the fact that we are cheapasses and refuse to pay for a bunch of channels that we mostly don’t watch, we made the well-thought-out decision to cancel all […]

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