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June 24, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 1 Comment

A little fun for the end of the day courtesy of Mr. Show and this Splitsider post on the Best 24 Mr. Show Sketches In Order.

Make Your Rice Go Bling

June 7, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 10 Comments

No, I didn’t get paid to post this ad; I just find it funny. [via Metafilter]

Can You Spell Knaidel?

May 31, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 4 Comments

Congrats to Arvind Mahankali who, it turns out, spells it very well.

Two Dogs Dining

April 24, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 5 Comments

18 million YouTube viewers can’t be wrong.

How Animals Eat Their Food

April 9, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 3 Comments

[via Towleroad]

60 Second Meals

April 8, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 7 Comments

Tonight I thought I had an original idea: a web show called “60 Second Meals” where I’d make a meal in 60 seconds. Then I thought, “I better go on YouTube and make sure such a show doesn’t already exist.” Turns out it does and I’m kind of obsessed with it. It has a David Lynch meets John Waters vibe that may or may not be intentional. I hope you get as much of a weird kick out of it as I did.

An Omelette and a Glass of Wine (For Dinner)

March 12, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 10 Comments


Elizabeth David has a famous book called An Omelette and a Glass of Wine that, I’m embarassed to say, I’ve never read. Still: I’m aware of it.

So aware, in fact, that last week when I came home from the gym, exhausted, I decided to put that title into action. I had eggs from the farmer’s market in the refrigerator. I had half a bottle of red wine leftover from the previous night’s dinner. I also had some celery and walnuts. Ok, Elzabeth David, let’s do this thing.

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Cooking on T.V.

February 20, 2013 | By Adam Roberts | 8 Comments


The green room was filled with male models who do construction, the actor Alden Ehrenreich (star of “Beautiful Creatures”), a mob of make-up people, hair people, managers and agents all hovering around a plate of half-doughnuts, half-bagels and half-muffins. I hovered on the sidelines with my book publicist, Molly, and didn’t allow myself to feel nervous. That, I knew, was the trick.

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