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In fact, manufactured, technological falseness has become a feature of haute cuisine as much as fast food. As Jeb Boniakowski has argued, apart from context, cost, and class markers, there’s really not much difference between McDonald’s “super-processed” food and molecular gastronomy, the application of food science to haute cuisine.
Less recondite than molecular gastronomy, the French and Italian peasant cuisine that makes up most foodie culture makes great use of offals (lights, tripes and chitterlings when eaten by poors or blacks).
(Source: The Atlantic)
Wieners surprised her. And she astonished him. He was a gay Olson-approved poet who voiced, with the directness of a man on a communal telephone in the lobby of a cheap hotel, his version of the lower depths. He noticed, and logged, the fragrant divas of the city, visiting movie stars. He could customize action from Hesiod with headlines from the Hollywood Reporter: Kenneth Anger plus narcotics plus suicide attempts plus the secret rose.
- Iain Sinclair. American Smoke.
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I don’t know if this is normal behaviour, if anyone else feels the city as a network of claws and teeth, an idiot’s hospital, a system of closed cameras and traffic.
Before containers, transport costs ate up to 25 percent of the value of whatever was being shipped. With the extreme efficiencies that intermodality brought, costs were reduced to a pittance. A sweater can now travel 3,000 miles for 2.5 cents; (via The secret world of cargo ships)
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