Category: Essay

To: Why Andrew Buttermore writes

To: Why Andrew Buttermore writes
When I was in high school, instead of a more classical English Literature course, I opted to take a Fantasy and Science Fiction class. It was a shot in the dark, all I knew was that I did not want anything to do with the class that made you read literature, and this class was,... Read more »

I like to eat: On food reviews

I like to eat: On food reviews
By special contributor Alexander Williams I once worked the restaurant beat for a small weekly paper. I once worked the restaurant beat for a small weekly paper, which normally wouldn’t mean anything, except for the fact that my favorite food is Hamburger Helper. I once worked the restaurant beat for a small weekly paper, and... Read more »

Idioms and Their Roots: Remembering Junk Food

My text message inbox is filled with sentences that start and end with ‘cutie pie’, ‘sweet pea’, and ‘honey’. But the list doesn’t stop there: ‘carrot top’, ‘fruitcake’, ‘apple of my eye’, ‘peach’, ‘peanut’, ‘butterfingers’, ‘chicken’, and ‘cheesy’. All of those just make me hungry. Recently, I have had to abandon almost everything I hold... Read more »
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