Mad Men is not coming back till July 25, but there's no reason we can't start talking about it now. So let's discuss this latest theory: Don Draper is actually a St. Louisan. We know his body (well, Jon Hamm, anyway) is from here. But a blog post from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website last wee ... More >>
Photo: Via Wikimedia CommonsDan Savage Haven't you always thought that HBO was a little lacking in the sex department? Sure the network has Real Sex, but it's not "real"-- with its exposés on sex toy factories and the like. Taxicab Confessions is pure voyeurism, Cathouse is wonderfully sleazy an ... More >>
Starbucks continues its attempts to reinvent itself. First, the struggling behemoth returned to its roots, rededicating itself to better brewed coffee. It bought the company that manufactures the high-end Clover coffee-brewing system and introduced the new -- albeit very bland -- Pike Place Blend as ... More >>
Congress proposes a bill to strengthen the FDA's oversight of food safety. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) Do top-tier seafood restaurants support sustainable fishing? An investigation by Charles Clover, who wrote The End of the Line, a must-read book on overfishing. (Vanity Fair) Are your plastic co ... More >>
Snow Day! Photo: Ian Froeb Does eating "conventional" (i.e., not "organic") produce really expose you to dangerous pesticides? A new study claims it does. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer) New food labels in the European Union seek to combat obesity. (International Herald Tribune) Earlier this week, M ... More >>
Did the Post-Dispatch try to buy itself?
Gore Verbinski and Naomi Watts throw their hats into The Ring