The plight of fast food workers has gained lots of traction recently, what with minimum wage talks, legislation for paid sick leave, and protests for fair wages. But the real crux of it is that no restaurant worker is immune to low wages, "fringe" benefits, and poverty-level problems. (That will make you feel good the next time you go out to eat, right?)
It's summer, it's a holiday, and everyone always loves an excuse to eat. It makes sense, then, that one of the most popular ways to celebrate Labor Day weekend is by having a backyard cookout. But grilling can be tricky, if not totally intimidating -- what will your mother-in-law think of your fish marinade? What if you overcook your uncle's burger? -- so why not turn to the experts. Operating under the notion that if one is good, ten is better, we put together come of the best grilling tips from ten of our favorite celebrity chefs.
Have you not seen the spoof of HBO’sGirls, starring Laraine Newman as Hannah Horvath and Wendie Malick as Marnie Michaels 36 years into the future? Well you should, because it’s pretty fucking spot-on, plus it’s the cultural zeitgeist, plus it’s five days old, so all your friends have seen it already, and you’re probably definitely missing out on some references.
What does this have to do with us? Well besides being deeply concerned with your cultural educations, Girls Season 38 has given us a powerful glimpse into how hipsters of the future will eat. Obviously, Hannah’s stuffing her face for the entire time she isn’t getting boned (by Martin goddamn Starr), and this provides useful information on what the foodscape of Greenpoint circa 2049 will look like. Below, a helpful slideshow of all the foods consumed on Girls Season 38.