Will This Drug-Fighting Strategy Work?

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Here’s a clue: the “SPG” at the bottom of this funny sign stands for State Patrol of Georgia, which tells me that the sign was probably posted in a city park in Atlanta. I suspect it’s Piedmont Park, where I enjoyed watching a new, mostly unknown Southern rock band band perform in the early 1970s. It was called the Allman … Read More

We Taste-Test Five Coles Seafood Products

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Publisher’s Note: We are happy to taste-test seafood products from other manufacturers. The products must be ready-to-eat, but defrosting and heating are allowed. There is no fee involved. Send your request to me, here: daved@fiery-foods.com. Yesterday, long-time friends and seafood aficionados Leslie Hall and Ellen Tatge joined me in tasting and evaluating one jarred and four tinned products made by … Read More

Rejected Book Titles

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Through my contacts in the book publishing industry, I have compiled the following amusing collection of book titles that editors hated and summarily rejected. Personal Care and Beauty DIY: Be Your Own Therapist Pimplology: Using Homemade Lasers for Skin Care You Call This Fat? Turn Your B.O. Into a Powerful Attractant  Food and Cooking Spruce It Up: The Conifer Cookbook … Read More

Scovie Awards 2022 Judging

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This past Monday was the only Monday between the New Mexico State Fair and the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. which to us means that it’s time once again to judge our annual Scovie Awards Competition. This year was a bit different from previous years. First, it was our 25th anniversary of the awards, and second, we had many more products … Read More

Review of “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law”

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I have mixed feelings about this book. Parts of it are fascinating and brilliantly written; other parts are gross to the point of being downright disgusting. I mean, if you like reading about how seagulls shit in peoples’ mouths, or the precise details of what they vomit, then this book is for you! Maybe living for decades with a surname … Read More