This all started with Zachariah Ezekiel’s 2000 article You’ve Gotta Hand it to Alternative Hygiene, and we were sent a new hygiene product to review. Finding reviewers among our regular contributors was harder than I thought. It went like this….
I’ve never tried to stuff an artichoke until I found myself embroiled in the Great Stuffing Controversy and asked the scientific question: Is it really worth the trouble?
What the hell is that cup in your hand? In our most exhaustive portable food feature yet, we bring you a revolting and juvenile collection of barware, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Consider this glorious, looming armed monster sailing up to your porch, able to easily lay waste to any of the tiny buildings of your New England seaport town, including yours. No matter how hard they tried, nine seafencibles in a small fort were no match for a British war ship bristling with 38 guns.
So here’s the thing I’ve discovered about making practical decisions: Practicality sucks. Most practical decisions seem right at the time, but contain a germ of compromise. Somewhere in the back of my mind, my subconscious, which Knows All, is fighting to be heard….
After nine months on the road, living in guest rooms and out of my car, I have concluded that I’m a West Coast girl. This realization came to me only after I got out of my car up in the Cascade mountains and took a deep familiar breath…