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The Problem with Gendering Food

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Two recent trend pieces have attempted to coin new terms related to food and those who consume it: The Boston Globe's "hegan," or male vegans, and The New York Times' "femivore," or female urban homesteader. Both articles were irritating in the way that trend pieces usually are; the trends themselves are dubious [...]

Food Writing in Magazines Is Alive and Well

Devastated over the death of Gourmet? So are we, but we're not ones to sit around crying: there's still plenty of fantastic food writing and photography out there. Whether it's an entire magazine dedicated to food or an occasional feature in a general interest title, once we put together this list, it became clear that [...]

Boost Mobile TV Commercial: Pigs Eating Pork [suicide food, video]

From Boost Mobile's series of "Unwronged" commercials comes this one with pigs. Out at dinner, one of the pigs, eating ham, turns to the camera and says: "I like a nice ham. You think that's wrong? We're just enjoying the flavors of a fallen friend."
This falls under the genre of "suicide food," which is [...]

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