It's like family, only weirder…

Pandora’s Jukebox

The name Pandora means “all gifted” in Greek. In ancient Greek mythology, Pandora received many gifts from the Gods, including the gift of music, from Apollo. She was also, as we all know, insatiably curious. Unlike those Gods of old, however, we celebrate that virtue and have made it our…Continue Reading

Starbucks: Eco-Unfriendly

I have a sordid history with Starbucks and my mug. I can speak singularly about my mug even though years have passed because I’ve been using the same mug now for…jeez…probably 5 years or so. Before that, I had another one. And before that, I think it was the mug…Continue Reading

Soylent Green is People, This is Not

Earlier, I said dog days are coming and I meant it. It has taken a while to get everything worked out, but Monday begins something a little different. A friend and I will commit ourselves to eight weeks of dry dog food-eating experimentation for the betterment of mankind. I know…Continue Reading

Childhood Memories

Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robins were the kings of their sweet goodies when I was young. In the late 90’s, Baskin Robins seemed to pretty much vanish. I don’t even think any of the stores I visited at that time had 31 flavors anymore. Later, Brewster’s and Marble Slab showed…Continue Reading

5 New, Flavor-Filled, Sodas

Jones Soda, in their infinite wisdom of cuisine, has developed five new sodas for the Thanksgiving holiday. If you haven’t had one, you should. They’re delicious. However, I have not tasted any of the new holiday flavors, especially “Mashed Potatoes and Butter.” I ate buttered popcorn JellyBellies, so surely I…Continue Reading