bourgeois foodyism

  1. S

    what new york looks like

    as a man of letters and an intellectual, who has also listened to a podcast about D&G, and who has spent a huge amount of pandemic time with not much to do except wander around nyc, i've ended up thinking a lot about what is going on in terms of what broadly you could call the visual culture of...
  2. C

    Whisky / Whiskey

    What are some good whiskies? I am thinking of buying a bottle for myself for Christmas. I like Glenfiddichs, Glenmorangie, Laphroaig, I think Scotch is the best. But I know next to nothing about these and also literally know nothing about Irish and American whisky/whiskey.
  3. S

    The Front

    Since Stan is promising to show us his rosy cheeks soon, I think it's time to talk about the front, the face. The front stage of social life, the space where so much of dramatic action occurs. The public persona, the mask. And of course any other meanings/resonances of the front. The front...
  4. HMGovt

    Wuhan Killer Sneeze (thanks Tea)

    Fuck it, let's manufacture another wave of infection.
  5. V

    "The Darkest Timeline,"

    Seems to be greater and greater emphasis on timelines in Western popular culture. The concept itself has been around for a long time, but Community managed to turn it into a meme and now Marvel are really leaning into it with the whole multiverse thing, You can chalk it up to just a clever...
  6. Woebot

    Herbal Remedies

    @constant escape @thirdform for neurotransmitter regulation i have tried ashwaganda valerian root cannabidiol none of which were useful BUT having a lot of luck with liquorice also investigating bacopa and will report back
  7. sufi

    The wellness epidemic

    From a review of Barbara Ehrenreich's latest book, though i beleive the original article with that title was a takedown of Gwyneth Paltrow's goop. I like the challenge to wellness as a displacement activity to avoid acknowledging our own helplessness in the face of brutal destiny, not to...
  8. luka

    Beer And Beer Drinking

    A few years ago i lost the ability to drink beer. i just couldn't do it. it wouldn't go down. i was never a big fan anyway. it's gassy, there's too much of it, you have to piss every five minutes, it's very unsexy, doesn't even look attractive, plus, and this is one of the big mysteries in my...
  9. D

    I have a popcorn kernal stuck behind my teeth

    And I can't get it out. It has kept me from focusing on anything I should be doing. Help!
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