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Two Great Cookbooks for Hanukkah 2014

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

My private cookbook collection can't compare to that of many of my colleagues -- my 500 or so seem paltry next to collections in the thousands. But at this stage of life, I carefully curate the books I want around forever.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Living Pioneer Journalist

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 02.11.2014 | Books
Molly Alexander Darden

Charlayne just knew she was going to be a reporter like Brenda Starr, her hero in the comic books. Never mind that Brenda was a red-haired white girl. Never mind that most people, except her mother and grandmother, thought she didn't have a chance in the world of accomplishing that.

Andy Borowitz: On Campaign 2012 and Mothers

92nd Street Y | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy
92nd Street Y

Andy Borowitz: Countdown to 2012 took place on October 24, 2012. In this clip, Andy talks to his panel about the wives of the 2012 presidential candi...

Calvin Trillin: Political Poems

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Andy Borowitz: Countdown to 2012 took place on October 24, 2012. In this clip, the New Yorker's Calvin Trillin shares two poems he wrote based on t...

Andy Borowitz: Countdown to 2012

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
92nd Street Y

Andy Borowitz: Countdown to 2012 took place on October 24, 2012. In this clip, Andy talks to his panel featuring Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Al...

PHOTOS: Exploring Ontario, Toronto And Beyond

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 09.16.2012 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

Though comestibles are always near the top of my list when I travel, there were also museum visits, new hotels to check out and an amazing trip to Niagara Falls to witness Nik Wallenda tightrope from the US to Canada.

Project Nim: The Dope on a Charismatic Chimp

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.30.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Nim Chimsky, the star of a new movie, died too soon. A charming troublemaker, this chimp was the subject of an experiment in understanding language and communication.

Liveblogging Day 4 of the Food Writers Symposium at the Greenbrier

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

DAY 4 - 16 Sep 2010 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Good morning again and welcome to the continued liveblog from the 2010 Professional Food Writers Symposium at ...

Father's Day Gifts: The Best Barbecue and Food Books for Dad

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Give a man a chicken and he will turn it into a black lump. Teach a man to grill a chicken and he will gloat all night." Meathead Dad's chicken look...

Andy Borowitz and Friends Take the Y

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Erica Abeel

No small competition to run up against the State of the Union address, but Andy Borowitz and friends managed to fill New York's 92nd Street Y Wednesday night to the rafters.

Borowitz: GOP Just Like the Sex Pistols

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Alex Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The Republican Party is a lot like the Sex Pistols, according to Andy Borowtiz. No, ...

New Yorker Festival Attracts Throngs Of Fans Despite Publishing Woes

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The journalism industry may be in precarious shape, but you wouldn't have known it at the annual New Yorker Festival, where star wors...

Recession The Fault Of Intelligent People | CALVIN TRILLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"The financial system nearly collapsed," he said, "because smart guys had started working on Wall Street." He took a sip of his martini, and stared st...

The Gastronomy of Marriage Author on the Tempestuous Relationship between Love and Food

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Louise McCready Hart

When Rich and I moved in together, I wanted everything to go smoothly, so it freaked me out when food -- what had been our biggest bond -- became our biggest problem.

The 2008 Election in Verse

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

Calvin Trillin, responding to Daily Show host John Stewart's impish description of his new book in verse on the 2008 election Deciding the Next Decide...

When Bad PR Happens to Good People, or, Jeffrey Birnbaum's Revenge

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

Washington Post columnist Jeffrey Birnbaum has his panties in a twist again about the practice of public policy advocates employing professional writers to help them draft newspaper op-eds.

McCain Celebrates Huge Pennsylvania Win

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

A jubilant McCain said that "It became abundantly clear that the people of Pennsylvania want to send the Republicans back to the White House for another four years."