Archive for February 2009

Locavore Nail Polish by Ji Baek

Ji Baek, author of Rescue Your Nails, announced new varieties of sparkly nail polishes for her line, Rescue Beauty Lounge, including Locavore, a combination of gold, green, blue, and silver glitter.
It would really complement Michael Pollan's eyes. $18, available in March.

Big Deals: The Cake Princess, Starring Nigella Lawson

We normally limit our Big Deals reportage to major food books by folks we love (or love to hate), but exceptions can be made for special cases. Like this one — from Publisher's Marketplace's deal report:
Mar'ce Merrell's debut YA novel THE CAKE PRINCESS, a modern day fairytale with bite, about a high-schooler who succumbs to [...]

Andrew Zimmern Face Tattoo [wtf]

Ohio-based tattoo artist Ben Hatfield might just be Andrew Zimmern's number one fan. So much so that not only did he get Andrew Zimmern's face tattooed on his leg, but then to make sure he got attention for it, he mailed in pictures to Zimmern. Of course, they got together for an interview:
Zimmern: Many [...]

Jon Stewart Eats a Blueberry Pancake-Wrapped Sausage on a Stick, Dipped in Baconnaise Light [video]

In Republican Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal's response to Barack Obama's speech to Congress, he kept repeating that "Americans can do anything." On last night's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart proved just that — by eating a blueberry pancake-wrapped sausage on a stick, dipped in Baconnaise Light. Stewart says, "I think my tongue just took a [...]

Get a Job: Mister Softee Is Hiring

Photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid
Last week, we posted that the Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream Truck was hiring, but if you're more of a soft-serve kind of person, Mister Softee is hiring:
Mister Softee is looking for drivers with clean licenses for March 1st -October 31st employment.NO DUI's...The salary is %20 of the daily [...]

'Pizza Hut in Italy' by Funny or Die [video]

Funny or Die adds subtitles to one of those "hidden camera" Pizza Hut commercials to reveal what Italians really think about Pizza Hut lasagna.
So brutal when the woman says, "This erases the good memories of my mother's cooking."

Shark Pizza Cutter

Photograph from Gizmodo
The shark pizza cutter is so completely bad ass. From Gizmodo's gallery of "Toys That Will Make Your Children Fat," part of their coverage of Toy Fair 2009.

Ricky Gervais Interviewed by Jamie Oliver

Ricky Gervais did a Q and A with Jamie Oliver for his new magazine ("He's like Oprah bloody Winfrey.") and Gervais went ahead and included the entire interview on his blog, writing "don't buy the mag - he's rich enough. Here's the Q and A for free. Pukka."
They've worked together in the past — Oliver [...]

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