The Cockroach thing

So Jezebel has this post about a toddler in Guatemala allegedly being forced to eat a live cockroach on video. Having lived around giant cockroaches many times (not the funnest thing, lemme tell yah), this whole thing is just wrong on many levels. The girl is clearly upset, gags at one point, someone is laughing in… » 2/01/14 1:51pm 2/01/14 1:51pm

Ugly Food

Lately, everything I have been cooking has turned out rather, well, ugly. Don't get me wrong, it's still tasty and healthy. But the color has varied along a spectrum of yellowy-brown to brownish brown, and it's getting old. » 1/08/14 1:45am 1/08/14 1:45am

This is problematic on many levels. Many, many levels. Firstly, do we know if the fetus is viable? Severe oxygen deprivation does not only affect the mother. Also, who is paying for her medical care? I realize that this is a very crass question, but if the family/their insurance is expected to cover this, it could… » 1/05/14 12:53pm 1/05/14 12:53pm

Let's just get this weekend over without royally pissing off everyone…

People, this weekend has sucked. Between legislation in Texas being stupid (AGAIN), the justice system in Florida being fucked up (AGAIN), and an assorted crapshoot of other shenanigans, I can't wait for Monday. » 7/14/13 11:45am 7/14/13 11:45am