The Art of Fielding is a great book and a popular book — an odd and miraculous-seeming combination! Chad Harbach is a great person and now, after years of hard work and no ego rewards, also a successful person. Another too-rare combination.
Hemp protein powder, yogurt, agave syrup and oats are also weirdish things to combine [...]
After you watch Bryan Charles’ Cooking the Books you should spend some time poking around the new Blip show-page. It is nice there but it kind of has the eerie empty-building feel of a website that is unused to receiving visitors. Like, there is one comment on any of the videos and I believe that [...]
Cooking the Books – Episode 8 – Kathryn Borel from The Awl on Vimeo.
Cooking the Books — Episode 6 — Julie Powell from The Awl on Vimeo.
Cooking the Books — Episode 5 — Marisa Meltzer from The Awl on Vimeo.
Cooking the Books — Episode 4 — Jami Attenberg from The Awl on Vimeo.
Instead of lying here in bed at dawn compulsively composing then deleting mind-emails to personal heroes that will strike the exact right tone of non-cloying self-effacement and non-obsequious flattery that will move them to consider blurbing (awful word) my book, I thought I would write about my dinner, and some other things I consumed yesterday.