Food politics promises to displace diminished social wedge issues, carrying much the same weight, with big corporate money facing off against the health, welfare, and choices of the vast majority. Money, in fact, determines the quality of what we eat, in more ways than one.
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Nota Bene #120: Crazy Ivan
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #119: Think! It Ain't Illegal Yet
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
Capitalism, raw and bloody
by Terry Hargrove I took my family to the aquarium in Mystic last week, because it was Presidents’ Day. I’m lying. I took them because I like the aquarium. True, the price […]
Nota Bene #117: Wake Up!
“Hollywood is so crooked that Mafia gangsters are entirely outclassed and don’t stand a chance. People in Hollywood are smarter. They have more sophisticated knowledge of money and deals and how to […]
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #115: RIP No. 32
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #114: Big Star
“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #113: Seth's Near-Death
“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.” Who said it?