In honor of the 4th, I consider David Rosengarten's It's All American Food, one of the most ambitious recent cookbooks.
Alain de Botton says "If every parent were forced to read it before raising a child, it would do greater good for the happiness & prosperity of this country than any number of government initiatives."
A science fiction classic about a boy genius on whose tiny shoulders the hopes of the world rest.
Scattered thoughts on ESPN's "Top 25 Sports Movies" list.
It is ironic that the greatest body actor of all time got larger as his talent waned, as if he was cloaking his talent in fat and ego. And now, fittingly, his body is all that’s left.
Thirteen year old Jenna Rink wants nothing more than to be one of the cool ones. But after yet another cruel prank by the power crowd in junior high, Jenna wishes that she was thirty, flirty, and fun and wakes up as Jennifer Garner from Alias. Wacky hijinks ensue.
Frisell tackles Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach, with surprising (and pleasant) results.
I cannot fault this album for anything. Except for the fact that it doesn't exactly warrant more than two listens.
Music with 'air' in it.
Call Off the Search is a pleasant combination of bluesy jazz instrumentation and Melua's gorgeous husky voice, but it doesn't offer anything that hasn't already been heard before.
In fact almost everyone can appreciate this except me; thank God I got it for free. When is the new Weezer album coming out again?
If you're tired of people drooling over your iPod, and how well it works with your iTunes music shopping experiance, rejoice; Dell will give you $100 if you send it to them...
After discussing the problems of terrorism with Al-Qaeda that was occurring at the same time the Lewinsky scandal broke, Bill Clinton claims to have come the closest yet to capturing Osama bin Laden.