Apparently Ohio has some of the most backwards liquor laws in the country, but this one leaves me with a sort of chest-beating midwest pride: “In Ohio, the state segments alcoholic beverage sales into what we citizens commonly think of as liquor and beer and wine. You can buy beer and wine in grocery stores, etc. Liquor […]Read more "The White Russians are Stronger in Ohio: Liquor Laws"
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Having gone to school in Michigan only recently, this is, sadly, the only Detroit I have ever known. Irregardless, even in spite of its turbulence, Detroit is still a beautiful (in an often dystopic kind of way), fun place, if you know where to look. Most importantly though, despite repeated news reports with cries and […]Read more "Flight of the Rustbelt: Vacant Detroit"
“Last Supper” by James Reynolds. Hypothetically, I think my own would be a recreation of my family’s Good Friday feast: tuna salad, egg salad, eggplant parm, a cheese tray, elephant ears, and my grandma’s handmade “smashed” bread. Then again, a meal from Komi might just be the answer. Or Citronelle. Or Wings Over East Lansing. It’s […]Read more "The Impossible Decision: Last Suppers"
+ Egyptian soap operas vie for post-fast time slots during the month of Ramadan + For every 1000 CCTV Cameras one crime is solved + One in 18 Cairenes reside among the deceased within the City of the Dead [pictured] + Canada sends body bags to native communities as part of a swine flu kit + Egypt passes its first […]Read more "The Residential Necropolis: Five Headlines Worth Reading"
This is a fascinating map that I stumbled upon, care of my friend Paul (at plainpaul). I had no idea that American war money financed universal healthcare in Iraq and Afghanistan.Read more "A Curious Map: Universal Healthcare"
Over at Bon Appetit is a smallish roundup of their favorite root beer. I’ve tried a ton, i mean A TON, of different brews over the course of my life, but was pleasantly surprised to see that their list had a few I’ve never come across. My own list would include Sprecher (side note: their cream […]Read more "Root Beer: Suds and Love"