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Sweeney Beard

I’m sure James Beard was a lovely fellow and a great chef. So I can’t understand why the people of Cuisinart would choose to use this bone-chilling photo of him as a cover for their 1976 cookbook. I realize they … Continue reading

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Move over Cathy and Heathcliff; now there’s Linda and Henry

This booklet turned up while I was organizing in Cambridge. It seems to be what passes in Africa for english-language pornography, or maybe romance. I can’t bring myself to read the entire thing to find out. You can click on … Continue reading

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