Monthly Archives: April 2011
A Truly Terrible Excuse For A Sonnet That I Wrote In A Fast-Moving Car Under The Influence Of Eggs Benedict – April 28th
I had an interview over lunch in Bath this break, with my senator’s chief of staff.
Wine was the foundation of pretentiousness (Does that mean Pabst Blue Ribbon is the newest pretentious thing, because hipsters drink it?). Only the truly rich could purchase and consume the drink, just so they could look down upon other people. … Continue reading
In class this week, as most of you should know, we have been discussing the book The history of the world in Six Glasses. In one part of the book it discusses how in ancient civilizations wine was considered a … Continue reading
Title: Quote, Mark Twain Much of what we do, scientists have discovered, is completely mind over matter. Maybe food is no different. There may be no difference between Coke and Pepsi, and everyone who takes the blind taste test very … Continue reading
So this week we spent a good half hour discussing the quality or “goodness” of wine and drinks and food in general, and whether similar foods are actually perceivably different or the differences we attribute to them are merely cultural … Continue reading