Purity Through Food: How Religious Ideas Sell Diets – “Levinovitz recounts a confrontation at a farmer’s market, where he asked a vendor whether her juice was processed. She impressed upon him that processing fruit into juice doesn’t result in processed food, that only corporations are capable of making processed food.”
Why the CVS Burned – The rioting in Baltimore wasn’t hooliganism. It was a protest against the depredations of the ghetto economy.
Adam Sandler movie put actors in redface: “I’m full-blooded Navajo and they bronzed me” – “From characters with names like ‘Beaver Breath’ to allegations of redface, we’re not looking forward to what we find out about this project next.”
Beyond Hashtag Activism – “A new generation of civil-rights leaders is leading the movement that first coalesced after the shooting of Michael Brown, and taking to the streets to press its cause.”
How One Photographer Captured a Changing New York City Over 50 Years – I love pictures of cities, and I love pictures of the past, so I am all about this photo collection.
“Who talks about dry vaginas?”: Why “Friends” creator Marta Kauffman is passionate about sex after midlife on her new show – ““Grace and Frankie” stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda as two yin-and-yang women whose husbands (played by Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen) come out as gay lovers in their sixties. Unlike the aggressively heteronormative, joke-a-minute “Friends, ”Grace and Frankie” is a single-camera, genre-blurring comedy dealing with the experiences of queer sexuality and the experiences of older woman.”
‘Into The Wild’ Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery – “The journal entry, referencing the seeds of the Eskimo potato plant, has nagged Krakauer enough to inspire a series of hypotheses about the toxicity of the said seeds, a protracted debate with Alaskan chemists and multiple book revisions.”
Farewell, Samantha Bee: From “Proud Vagina American” to mocking Sarah Palin, here are 12 unforgettable moments from the most senior “Daily Show” correspondent – Bookmark this for when you need a laugh.