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  • heath 1:14 pm on Sunday, April 19, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: compassion, practical transcendence, U2's Bono   

    A very fine Op-Ed piece by Bono 

    Just read — it’s that good…

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/19/opinion/19bono.html

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  • heath 8:57 pm on Saturday, April 18, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Gov. Rick Perry of Texas, secession, taxes, Texans   

    Gail Collins redux: on the money 

    Gail Collins’ column about Gov. Rick Perry of Texas (and his apparent support for secession from the US) is so good I wish I could do more than just recommend it.  Here it is:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/18/opinion/18collins.html

     
  • heath 8:16 am on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2009 gold rush, , , sarcasm   

    Journalistic Sarcasm: Do you like yours … 

    Journalistic Sarcasm: Do you like yours sunny, sharp, and with one warhead pointed back at the author? If so, you’ll appreciate today’s Maureen Dowd column in the NY Times.

    link: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/opinion/08dowd.html

    sample: “…The 49ers… stopped in San Francisco, two-and-a-half hours west of here, to buy supplies, such as bullets, salt meat and Levis. (And to buy shady ladies, or ‘soiled doves,’ as they were known, but we won’t get into that.) My San Francisco supplies were more modern: pre-torn jeans, a skim latte, a G.P.S., a cellphone and a laptop to get updates on the price of gold…”

    love, h

     
  • heath 11:29 am on Sunday, April 5, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: bay leaves, chicken parm, constructionism, constructivism, curried soup, sea salt, sensitive cooking   

    Constructionist cooking: what is it? … 

    Constructionist cooking: what is it?

    Last night I put half a turkey breast, sea salt, two dried Turkish bay leaves, and water (to cover plus an inch) into a slow cooker on low, and forgot about it.

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  • heath 5:25 pm on Friday, April 3, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Bollywood film producers may strike, cricket   

    Bollywood producers may strike? Say it … 

    Bollywood producers may strike? Say it ain’t so! Not enough BW films reach the US to start with…

    http://www.desihits.com/blog/article/bollywood-producers-go-on-strike-20090403

    There’s an upside to every down: if the strike happens, some multiplexes will be showing cricket instead of films.

     
  • heath 5:57 pm on Sunday, March 29, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: digital publishing, new edition,   

    The NYTimes.com has gone global… 

    The NYTimes.com has gone global:
    http://global.nytimes.com

     
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