Tag Archives: obesity

Between a rock and two ferns… Everything Obama does apparently diminishes the office of President

President Obama is taking some heat today for his decision to appear alongside Zach Galifianakis on his mock public access interview show Between Two Ferns. The segment, which went live on the Funny Or Die site last night, runs a little over six minutes in length, and includes a number of cutting exchanges between the […]

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Hut-K Chaats… nutrilicious Indian food

One of my favorite local restaurants is an Indian street food place on Packard, between Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor, called K-Hut Chaats. Following is my interview with Dr. Swaroop Bhojani, the visionary healthy food evangelist behind the small, family-run operation… If you’ve never been, I’d encourage you to stop in, say hello, and try a […]

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Jeff Kay’s first novel, Crossroads Road

Over the years, I’ve mentioned my friend Jeff Kay here a few times. He and I got to know one another, trading our zines through the mail in the mid-90’s, and, then, at some point later in the decade, we met up in LA and became friends. He was married, with two kids, and working […]

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Keeping kids healthy so that they can kill for us

Continuing our conversation on the childhood obesity epidemic, I wanted to pass along this article on how, on top of everything else, it might be a security threat. Here’s a clip from the Huffington Post: School lunches have been called many things, but a group of retired military officers is giving them a new label: […]

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Doubling down and packing on the weight

A few people, in the wake of last night’s post on Jamie Oliver and the so-called “food revolution” that he’s bringing to our shores, have demanded that, in the spirit of fairness, I put something up on the site about Kentucky Fried Chicken’s recent announcement that they’ll be going live with the Double Down – […]

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