Plenty of people chimed in with the suggestion that if you don't like something that's free, maybe just . . . click away? And you don't even have to flounce hard - some pointed out that many food blogs offer a button that allows users to jump straight to the recipe, skipping the introduction. There are free sites, such as Allrecipes, that offer less personalized recipe headers. There's always the option of turning to an actual cookbook or to paid subscriptions (ahem, like The Washington Post's) where recipes typically are accompanied by less preamble. … [Read more...] about Mindy Kaling complained about stories in online recipes, and the food bloggers let her have it
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For the actors, it’s mostly by chance. Today, a lot of actors direct – that’s a real trend these days, so when we cast someone, there’s a good chance they might have directed as well. On the other hand, I think it’s very valuable that many of the show’s writers have made their own films, because that gives them a better chance to become a showrunner. A showrunner is like an author-producer, so knowing how to direct really helps. You have to know how to choose actors, to scout locations, to give your series a style. That we count writers like Thomas Bidegain and Cécile Ducrocq really helps, as they’re able to supervise different steps production. … [Read more...] about ‘The Bureau’ Showrunner Eric Rochant on Showrunning, COVID, Inspiration
It will take grocery stores some time to readjust to changes in demand. Prices for some staples, such as eggs, have surged as demand far outstrips supply. And some US food banks "reported a sharp decrease from food retail donors due to the stockpiling that has occurred throughout the country," Blake Thompson, chief supply chain officer at Feeding America, a national network of about 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, told CNN Business in an email. … [Read more...] about What happens to our food supply if American farmers can’t farm?
In early January Kidd was down to 130 pounds, and he looked in rough shape. After the surgery, Forst said, “He was like a totally different guy. It was really a miracle. I hate using that word because it undersells the science and medical work, but for him to go from a coma to airlifted to, when we first saw him, barely able to communicate, then for this heart and kidney to show up out of nowhere, seemingly, and to have virtually no road bumps since then, it’s amazing.” … [Read more...] about An A’s scout in failing health found hope on his 46th birthday: a new heart
"Listening to him boast about how great of a job he's done, how he would he give himself a 10, how people don't realize how smart he is about this kind of stuff, while the numbers every single hour skyrocket -- in terms of the number of cases in this country -- is completely fair game," Priorities' executive director Patrick McHugh told CNN. "It's important to hold him to account for his failures." … [Read more...] about Campaign advertising adapts to new coronavirus reality