20 October, 2008

Book 315: Near a Thousand Tables

20 October, 2008 // 1 Comment

This fascinating book is a cultural history of food. It’s really different from any other food history book I have read, in that it’s about the intertwining of food, human culture, and history. Rather than writing just about the ...

Are You Registered?

20 October, 2008 // 0 Comments

To vote, that is. Well, are you? Today is the deadline to register to vote in California, so I thought it would be a good time to talk about voter registration, and one of the ways in which you might be prevented from voting. As I hope most of you ...