You think YOU've gone to lengths to satisfy a hankering? Read this NYT story about a border-hopping KFC delivery, nyti.ms/YX9DSD
Whose shoes would you less want to be in this week, Jay Carney's or Eric Holder's? #miserablejobbakeoff
Want Cam & Mitch on "Modern Family" to get married? The A.C.L.U. does. Here's why, and how nyti.ms/10XWS4v #marriageequality
Just revisited Buvette, and Jody Williams's "tartinettes" are tops, esp. the walnut pesto. Fell hard for it years ago. The love endures.
Our Ceaseless Circus: how we turn everything into a political ledger sheet, nyti.ms/18GXkM7
On subjects ranging from Obamacare to the Supreme Court, our body politic isn’t especially brainy, nyti.ms/10zZVkn
Those who apply full makeup, including eyeliner, on a moving, rush-hour subway: paragons of time efficiency or of pure madness?
Ted Cruz has reached that point where there's a budding genre of journalism not just about him but about the fixation on him.
Sanford's victory bodes well for Weiner? WAY too many differences--between the races, for starters--for that to fly.
Delaware joins the pack. Come on, N.J. We could have a Northeast coastal chain . . . #marriageequality
Ted Cruz and the Politics of Imprudence, worth reading, commentarymagazine.com/2013/05/06/ted… @Commentary
In this NYT post, great video of Charles Ramsey, who found the missing Cleveland women, nyti.ms/11ezuqN
On New Yorker site, @Socarides
reminds that was a year ago this week that Obama said 'I do' to same-sex marriage, tinyurl.com/cbvt228
Was just persuaded, against my better judgment, to try a coffee called Chocolate Glazed Donut. #servesmeright #lessonrelearned
Religion Beyond the Right: a close look at the Scouts' debate affirms that God doesn't wear tidy political labels, nyti.ms/11dmSQB
And Sanford pulls even in the latest SC poll. This is the story that keeps on giving, politi.co/13XqCT9
Very worthwhile @RyanLizza
New Yorker profile of Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper & state's political shift newyorker.com/reporting/2013…
And this, on a very "Ariel" Sunday: a welcome NYT nod to the enduring grip of Sylvia Plath, nyti.ms/11HY3qN
After scandal? Academia! NYT's @arielkaminer
observes an interesting trend of sorts. Worth a read, nyti.ms/YmyAV8
Sexism and the Single Murderess: the double standard concerning men’s versus women’s sexuality thrives, nyti.ms/16F5qFm
At MD Film Fest next Sat., am hosting "Absence of Malice" screening/talk. Drop in if you're near. #mdff2013 tinyurl.com/bpf33gm
New appetizer at Suenos: (NYC) -- guava and chile pequin glazed ribs. As good as the lobster sopes. Sue Torres rocks.
NYers: Trees in R'side Park in full, pink, demented, wondrous bloom, esp. near Boat Basin. As T Heads ALMOST said, get thee to the river.
The Daily Beast Retracts Jason Collins Blog Post thebea.st/16tSDpj
Good to see a prominent voice, @morningmika
, in her new book, "Obsessed," talking about food compulsions. tinyurl.com/dxy3plw
Why is Jason Collins being beaten up a bit for having deceived an ex-fiancee? That lie or whatever is as much society's shame as his.
Hit the new Montmarte (NYC) last night. Pretty, happy, warm place. If there, get the boudin chinois & the pork chop.
From basketball to cheese: I tasted this amazing 'Challerhocker' whose praises I must sing, tinyurl.com/d3fkjj6
Q&A with Jason Collins, who hopped on the phone with me briefly today, nyti.ms/ZjHUqc
Basketball’s Gay Paragon: thoughts on a big day and big milestone, nyti.ms/ZSwgWc
The milestone arrives, but basketball, not football or baseball, claims it. An NBA center comes out. sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/…
Interesting story: Gay ex-mayor who fled U.S. awaits immigration change mysanantonio.com/news/local_new…
The Lesson of Boston: it's not about immigration, guns or other objects of policy debate. nyti.ms/162U1iq
From Red Zone to Red Carpet: when a football story appears in the NYT Styles section, you have to investigate . . . nyti.ms/182CrYF
Also Bombay Club has excellent lamb. Shank. Chop. Egads. Am lamb-smacked. Happily. So happily.
Crispy spinach. Mustard scallops. DC's Bombay Club may not be new or trendy but there's plenty to recommend it.
Why Do I Have Gout? My colleague Eric Nagourney explores the embarrassment--unwarranted--of a gout diagnosis, nyti.ms/120tLP4
First issue of Modern Farmer mulls feral hogs. Is what we're staring at an aporkalypse or just a bevy of bacon? tinyurl.com/a94l5uw
The NoMad (NYC) last nite, as ever: a resto firing on all cylinders. Between entree there & at Tertulia recently, am on lucky duck-y streak
Obama’s Task at Bush Event, @peterbakernyt
reminder of the strange tension between etiquette and actual esteem, nyti.ms/YStUDy
And it's a full New England sweep. Rhode Island poised to legalize same-sex marriage.
Malicious but Delicious: have you eaten your invasives today?, nyti.ms/ZhrbqP
How practical versus idealistic should the approach to college be? A Texas tussle is all about that, nyti.ms/ZzZKIi
. . . short rib terrine. Jodi Elliott's desserts r in spirit of, and on par w/, Karen DeMasco's, Hedy Goldsmith's. fndaustin.com/about/
Austin's Foreign & Domestic is like a less sung, more approachable cousin of L.A.'s Animal. Deserves much singing. Get the . . .
Two Newtown-to-now explanations, from J Dickerson (tinyurl.com/cwqxozv
) and from @jestei
in the NYT, tinyurl.com/bp7qj4j
How, how, how did we travel from the shock and grief after Giffords and Aurora and Newtown to what happened in the Senate? How?
The Locker and the Closet: why the phrase "gay Jackie Robinson" should be retired, nyti.ms/XDkVZt
Pope Upholds Reprimand of American Nuns’ Group nyti.ms/16Z11uG
NYT editorial, "No act of terrorism is strong enough to shatter a tradition that belongs to American history." nyti.ms/11jO4cs