Pork Your Partner With Country-Style Pork Ribs

Pork Your Partner With Country-Style Pork Ribs

Country-Style Pork Ribs in Red Curry With Braised Watermelon Finding a new Butcher shop is like finding meeting a new lover. Done right and magic happens. Last week we found Electric City Butcher (ECB). A small shop in Santa Ana CA that specializes in pork. Owner Michael Puglist personally cut me 2/8 oz pork shoulders. […]

ISTANBUL GAY PRIDE MARCH WAS A REAL GAS

ISTANBUL GAY PRIDE MARCH WAS A REAL GAS

ISTANBUL — Police in Istanbul have used tear gas and detained activists who gathered to mark gay pride week after authorities banned their rally in the city. Police on Sunday rounded up several activists who assembled on a main pedestrian street to issue a statement supporting gay rights and to denounce the ban. Police later […]

The 36 Best Period Dramas From the Last 30 Years

The 36 Best Period Dramas From the Last 30 Years

In making this list of my 36 favorites guilty pleasures from the past 30 years, I have employed the following rules: first, in general nothing set after 1950 counts as a period drama. I think there has to be somewhat more than marginal distance from the past to achieve the title of “period piece.” Further, […]

What Fathers Really Want For Fathers Day Is A Nap

What Fathers Really Want For Fathers Day Is A Nap

Not all of us reflect kind and warm memories on fathers day. Somehow the perfect TV dad evaded many of our homes. George Washington once said “All I am I owe to my mother”. For me, I am waitng for the anti-father’s day celebrating the acomplishments of bad dads everywhere. On that day my father […]

Charles Frederick Worth “the father of couture”

Charles Frederick Worth “the father of couture”

Charles Frederick Worth (1825-1895) is often called the father of couture, although I would argue that the real first couturier (although she was not called one at the time) was Rose Bertin (1747-1813). Worth was born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England on October 13, 1825. His first jobs were working with London textile merchants, and he moved to […]

American Fashion’s Most Talented Designers Honored At 2017 CFDA Awards.

American Fashion’s Most Talented Designers Honored At 2017 CFDA Awards.

The year’s most talented designers in American fashion were honored at the annual CFDA Awards. Held at New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom, this year’s prestigious awards not only honored the American fashion designers shaping the industry, but also the political activists shaping the world with a special Board of Directors’ Tribute to Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood’s […]

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