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#61 Thanks for the Crepes

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 11:15 PM

Hey Alex,

 

Back on page two, in the last post of that page, you posted a link to a card about Fusilli and Vermicelli that was very amusing, and also a link from the New Yorker from 20 years ago that you said reminded you of the card which depicts a cartoon anthropomorphized rigatoni picking up the phone with the caption, "Fusilli, you crazy bastard! How are you?"

 

I get that one, and the other two food-related cartoons under the main one on the New Yorker page. http://www.condenast..._i10276284_.htm

 

My question is: what does the third cartoon with the guillotine and the pigeons, with a couple of soldier-looking guys staring at this scene with the caption "The bagels, they just keep getting bigger, no?" mean. I don't get this one, and it's still bugging me.

 

I ran it by my husband, and he didn't get it either. Do you, or anyone else, know?


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#62 Alex

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Posted 03 April 2015 - 06:39 AM

 

My question is: what does the third cartoon with the guillotine and the pigeons, with a couple of soldier-looking guys staring at this scene with the caption "The bagels, they just keep getting bigger, no?" mean. I don't get this one, and it's still bugging me.

 

TftC, see here (bagel guillotine) and here (NYT article about bagels).


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Posted 03 April 2015 - 09:52 PM

This might be amusing.



#64 Alex

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 07:26 AM

A recent food-related cartoon from The New Yorker. Keyword: bacon


Gene Weingarten, writing in The Washington Post about online news stories and their readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

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#65 dcarch

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 08:47 AM

Here's one I did.

 

Happy Easter to all!

 

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Posted 04 April 2015 - 09:17 AM

Here's one I did.
 
Happy Easter to all!
 
dcarch
 
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#67 CeeCee

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 02:09 AM

AVBytes created a musical love tale about an apple and a tomato:



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#68 tinyragebaking

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Posted 14 April 2015 - 11:21 PM

Thought this would belong in this thread! 

Mock Plating

Just the Instagram account: https://instagram.co...jacqueslamerde/
 


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#69 Thanks for the Crepes

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Posted 15 April 2015 - 01:54 AM

Thanks tinyragebaking,

 

It's one of my pet peeves to see expensive and perfectly prepared ingredients nice and hot, ready to be eaten and enjoyed, divided into ridiculously tiny portions, spread out, cooled off, and meticulously (and time-consuminly, while the lovely comestibles cool even more) overly garnished for no known reason.

 

I can see it as art. I just fail to see it as cuisine fit for consumption.

 

 

I found the above amusing, although, I'm a firm believer in free-range chicken.


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I want to move to another planet, with pure spring water.

 

This planet would have a global climate like Hawaii, California, Florida.

 

We'd raise perfect and abundant flora and fauna!

 

Want to come with?

 

 


#70 GlorifiedRice

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 07:50 AM


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#71 Alex

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:31 AM

I had forgotten all about this Calvin and Hobbes, which I liked just as much the first time around.


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Gene Weingarten, writing in The Washington Post about online news stories and their readers' comments: "I basically like 'comments,' though they can seem a little jarring: spit-flecked rants that are appended to a product that at least tries for a measure of objectivity and dignity. It's as though when you order a sirloin steak, it comes with a side of maggots."

"A vasectomy might cost as much as a year’s worth of ice cream, but that doesn’t mean it’s equally enjoyable." -Ezra Dyer, NY Times

#72 Thanks for the Crepes

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:08 PM

This video is kind of long, but I found it pretty entertaining.

 


I want to move to another planet, with pure spring water.

 

This planet would have a global climate like Hawaii, California, Florida.

 

We'd raise perfect and abundant flora and fauna!

 

Want to come with?

 

 


#73 btbyrd

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Posted 09 May 2015 - 08:58 AM

Jim Gaffigan's standup is hilarious and most of it is about food. He recently came out with a book called "Food: A Love Story" that's quite funny. I listened to the audiobook on a recent car trip and it got a lot of laughs.


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