Is Slow Food for slow people? Gilleen wants curvy back, and we have a moment of silence for Kyoto, the little environmental treaty that couldn’t.
Luca Simonetti does a better job of taking down Slow Food (capital “S,” capital “F”) than we do.
By contrast, one reads of prominent food writer Michael Pollen’s love of the movement in The Omnivore’s Dilemma. While we’re (sort of) on the topic, Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals provides a better-researched, gutsier, and less ideological analysis of the food culture that dares not speak its name: vegetarianism.
For the second time, The Onion nails one of this week’s topics in its cutting-edge Report: Global Warming May Be Irreversible By 2006.
Toronto’s transit commission (run by City Hall) is going ahead with massive service cuts accompanied by a fare raise in spite of public disapproval, if you can believe it.
Myles does music reviews over at mylesreviews.com! He’s currently switching over to a more modern website platform (too bad about that classic HTML look though, right?). Steve Earle, Tom Waits, and more, more, more! Perfect for your holiday gifts.