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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Jun.22.2010
Last week there was a royal wedding in Sweden. Being half Swedish, I was interested in this, plus I got a chance to interview the man who not only baked the wedding cake, but is one of the most well known Swedes out there. Here now my exclusive interview with the Swedish Chef. JKG: Sir, it is...
rand-bishop's picture
Jun.09.2010
  Eleven years ago, I was months away from gagging down a jagged pill, on which was imprinted a very frightening number: 50. I was distraught. Only recently I had suffered a soul-jarring shock when, for the first time, I was informed that I was, at 49, actually older than the parents of one of my...
annabelle-gurwitch's picture
Jun.04.2010
Are you looking to date a Nobel laureate who isn't afraid to engage in a politically motivated media focused grouped PDA and who doesn't let the fact that our earth is rapidly turning into a raging ball of fire ruin his day? Well, you might just the best candidate to become my first lady- just...
bob-mustin's picture
May.26.2010
    Once in a while I have to brag on the writers who inspire me. Hansen is one of a shortlist of these - a writer of great range who can occasionally leave me slack-jawed at his turns-of-the phrase. He's hardly a genre writer - and that too inspires me - moving between literate westerns, literary...
adele-griffin's picture
May.05.2010
Eating Reading Preparing Animals By Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown   "... if you love children's literature, you cannot kill animals just because they taste good on a bun. There's more than a bit of hypocrisy involved in urging children to empathize with pandas and polar bears and bunnies...
lisa-brown's picture
May.05.2010
By Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown "... if you love children's literature, you cannot kill animals just because they taste good on a bun. There's more than a bit of hypocrisy involved in urging children to empathize with pandas and polar bears and bunnies and ducks in books and at a distance and...
meade-fischer's picture
Apr.25.2010
Intellectually, I know what President Obama is doing about reducing nuclear arms is a good thing. Yes I know that nukes are bad, cause lots of destruction and radioactive fallout and all that. But... You see, there's a part of me that feels that once I've bought something, spent good money on it, I...
farzana-versey's picture
Apr.24.2010
The ‘South Park’ team as well as this kneejerk Muslim group are part of the same construct – to capitalise on people’s emotions. I don’t think teddy bears are mentioned anywhere in the Quran. Therefore, is the animated satirical series ‘South Park’ well within its rights to portray Prophet...
gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Apr.01.2010
  With the publication of The Delightful Undoing of Patricia Enid Guppy, old Pat, doer of charitable works and boiler of tripe, will be going on the road, beginning with the book launch in Bath on July 10th at one of Waterstone's flagship stores. I do hope you'll come along and say hello if...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Mar.15.2010
 Imagine a vice president who conducts business as he paces in front of a Citizen Kane-sized fireplace clutching a shotgun and a bottle of Jack Daniels. Now imagine a White House that plants a friendly male hooker in presidential press conferences. Which idea is more absurd? More factual? Yes,...