Archive for June 2009

"Fat" by Weird Al Yankovic [music video]

Here's the music video for "Fat," Weird Al Yankovic's take on Michael Jackson's "Bad." Lyrics:
Your butt is wide, well mine is too / Just watch your mouth or I'll sit on you / The word is out, better treat me right / 'Cause I'm the king of cellulite / Ham on, ham on, ham on [...]

"Eat It" by Weird Al Yankovic [music video]

Here's the music video for "Eat It," Weird Al Yankovic's take on Michael Jackson's "Beat It." Sample lyrics:
Have some more yogurt, have some more spam / It doesn't matter if it's fresh or canned / Just eat it, eat it, eat it, eat it / Don't you make me repeat it / Have a [...]

Chocolate Waterboarding by Stephen J Shanabrook

"Waterboarding," Stephen J Shanabrook.

"Waterboarding," Stephen J Shanabrook
"Waterboarding" by Stephen J Shanabrook is "the peaceful song of a pair of choir boys turned into a silent scream." In this piece, Shanabrook has figuratively chocolate-waterboarded choir boy Christmas statues (and yes, they're real statues). It's currently on display at the Daneyal Mahmood Gallery in New York City [...]

Get a Job: Use Your Experience Edition

Still floundering at the mercy of the recession? A couple of food-related editorial and teaching jobs have popped up recently, but they're for people with experience:
Mediabistro.com Food Writing Instructor (job listing):
mb LEARN is looking for a dynamic, spirited instructor to teach our Intro to Food Writing class in New York. This class meets for 8 [...]

Linksplodge 06/25/09

Above, a hobby: A collection of stuck Tic Tacs
Obama Foodorama on the first official Luau ever held at the White House.
Gourmet offers more details about the upcoming Omnivore event in New York City: there'll be a series of demonstrations at the Alliance Française, a massive, free picnic in Central Park where "eight chefs will each [...]

Katy Perry Naked But For A Strategically Placed Pizza [sfw]

Katy Perry posted the above photograph to Twitpic of her taking a bath with a pizza, strategically covering her more naughty parts.
The image's title: "I have no self control." Does she mean "I can't control myself and ate a whole pizza"? Or does she mean "I can't control myself and posted a semi-naked photograph of [...]

Cheez-It Flavored Lip Balm [product review]

Eat Me Daily reader Emily L. writes in with the following tale of flavor branding gone awry. Have you found a horrible product that should not exist? Do let us know, and be sure to include photos.
I was at the mall a few days ago and in the clearance bin at an accessories store I [...]

TasteStopping: TasteSpotting's Rejects

We're liking the website TasteStopping (tagline: "Feasting on seconds!") that happily posts rejects from the "elite" food photography sites. In their own words:
Our moderation process is simple: if your photo of food or a food-related subject has been rejected, declined or otherwise spurned by one of the myriad “elite” sites out there (ahem..TasteSpotting, FoodGawker, [...]

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