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 ...

Trumpeting Scones

20 October, 2008 // 0 Comments

Election Protection is a large nonpartisan organization that, uh, protects voters. They are looking for volunteers on election day, for anyone who is interested, and they also have great general information for voters. More Obama endorsements from: ...