Archive for October 2009

Linksplodge 10/30/09

Above: NYC Spaghetti packaging, a student project by Alex Creamer.
Scary! Sandra Lee as a guest on Wendy Williams.
Photo set from Eater SF: How a Prized, Rare Three-Ton Stove Gets Into a Kitchen.
Another "I am a" Q&A on Reddit with a McDonald's key executive.

Scary Anthropomorphic Foods Promote the British Food Standards Agency

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These series of short promos for the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in England show healthy foodstuffs talking with their unhealthy counterparts, ostensibly to promote Family Supercooks, a program about eating healthily.
For example, a dried apricot talks trash with a regular apricot, telling him, "You've got a face like [...]

Garden Organic Prints

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London's Keep Calm Gallery has issued three limited edition prints to benefit Garden Organic, the British national charity for organic growing. Designed by London illustrator Matthew Green, Birmingham artist Lucy Mcluachlan, and gallery founders Hayley & Lucas, the prints evoke and promote growing one's own vegetables with subliminal lettering and pregnant thoughts. Priced between [...]

Offal of the Week: Fish Roe

Speckled trout roe, uncooked and uncured. Photograph: rdpeyton
If it's Friday, it must be Offal of the Week! Brought to you by Ryan Adams, author of the blog Nose to Tail at Home, each week we highlight a different part of the animal that you've always wanted to work with, but were afraid to ask your [...]

Stephen Colbert's Solution to the Pumpkin Shortage

Last night on The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert shared his solution to the national crisis that is the pumpkin shortage. By dumping the contents of canned pumpkin onto a plate and carving into it, he creates what he calls a "Can-o-Lantern."

Designer 1800 Tequila Bottles

Images courtesy of 1800 Tequilla.
These vibrant and brilliant bottles from the second annual 1800 Tequila Essential Artist competition are a sight to behold. A limited series, eleven bottles designs were selected from over 15,000 online submissions along with one from Shepard Fairey's design firm Studio Number One as a special edition “celebrity artist” bottle.

30 Rock: Sandwiches Are the One True Human Commonality

From last night's 30 Rock: While driving in Georgia, Liz Lemon makes Jack Donaghy pull into a roadside Fatty Fat's Sandwich Ranch (not real), and she shares her world view: "All of human kind has one thing on common. The sandwich. I believe that all anyone really wants in this life is to sit in [...]

Linksplodge 10/29/09

Above: box vox has photos of the smart Lucky Cat candy packaging.
Midtown Lunch has photos of the “This is Why You’re Fat Eat N Tweet Challenge.”
Century-old whisky left behind by explorers in Antarctic is going to be dug out and auctioned off.

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