Remember the Oven-Cam? Remember the gratuitous references to sci-fi movies? Remember Alton's wonderful, staccato voice explaining how to hard-cook eggs? They're all back. And boy are our inner nerds happy.
Calling it right now: the next K-cup phenomenon, provided this oatmeal one takes off -- which it will, because the American people are apparently obsessed with foods that come out of pods with the assistance of hot water -- will be ramen K-cups.
Monica Eng, of NPR's Chicago affiliate WBEZ has spent the better part of two months trying to get the Chicago Public School system to admit what's in its taxpayer-subsidized school lunch chicken nuggets.
Apparently, lyric videos have taken on a similar production value to real music videos, because Katy Perry's lyric vid for her new single "Birthday" stars both her, and what appears to be a complicated take of scrolling lyrics written across various cake props.
On an otherwise sleepy-news-day-summer-Tuesday (journo lingo, guys)*, Twitter has gifted us photo glimpses into the bizarre daily lives of a few of our favorite chefs. Here’s all the weirdness you’ve been missing on Twitter today.
*In case you’re unaware of the aforementioned doldrums, we’ve taken some of our spare time to compose a song looping you into our misery. Because no one likes insider baseball.
Sleepy News Day (Summer Tuesday)
–lyrics by Tina Nguyen
The summer rain’s a-fallin’ ever gently on the streets
Celebrities stop cookin’, and they stop composin’ tweets
The heat makes ev’ryone dead and sluggish, the web is filled with silence
And now our top performing blog post is Saatchi-Lawson violence
It’s a –
Sleepy News Day
It’s a –
It’s a –
Day where all we do is shop for summer clothes