Jan Hoyt

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5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

Nutrition

Photos from stone stacking contest are oddly compelling

<b>Okay, we’re not saying this is the most thrilling competition in the world.</b><p>It won’t beat the FA Cup final in terms of audience share.<p>But isn’t it …

These are the best signature sandwiches in all 50 states (and DC)

51 signature winning sandwiches<p>Over the course of a year, 10Best and Sandwich America teamed up to find the best sandwich in each U.S. state and …

Little by Little we’ll go

This week I’ve been sitting with the wise words of Joyce Chisale. On Global Giving Tuesday, I was incredibly moved by this amazing young lady whose …

East Africa

10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: September 2016

Shannon LaBrie<p><b>Sounds Like</b>: As if Norah Jones and the late Jeff Buckley had started a band and gone just a tiny bit country<p><b>For Fans of:</b> Grace Potter …

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

The Nine Circles of Adjunct Hell

First Circle – Paper Grading<p>Grade student papers for eternity. Correct the same mistakes over and over. This is considered the worst circle of …

Teaching

I Don’t Have This Job: I Am a Duck Boat Driver

- - -I fucking hate being a duck boat driver. Whenever you tell someone you’re a duck boat driver, their response is always, “Oh man, that mus...

Boats

The Ultimate Guide to Pittsburgh, America's Most Underrated City

Where to eat, stay, shop, and sightsee in Pittsburgh, PA<p>We'll be the first to admit that Pittsburgh is not a city one associates with luxury or travel bucket lists. While big cities with a small town vibe like Austin, Nashville, Portland, Philadelphia, Savannah and Charleston have earned a spot on …

Andy Warhol

The Story of Feminist Punk in 33 Songs

“Feminism,” “punk,” and “feminist punk” can have many definitions, culturally and personally. In attempting to capture the spirit and story of this lineage, we had to narrow down these enormous fields. We looked for songs that make their feminist messages clear—not just songs by punks who are …

7 Lower-Proof Cocktails Perfect for Day Drinking

There are few activities that scream summer quite as strongly as day drinking. Spending a Saturday or Sunday relaxing with cocktails, wine or beer …

A Definitive Ranking of Carpool Karaoke Guests

Now with added FLOTUS.<p>Who knew that a British talk show host driving around and having a bit of a sing-song would become such an internet sensation? But James Corden's Carpool Karaoke on <i>The Late Late Show</i> has become a proper phenomenon - every one a treat. So which is the best? Here's our totally …

Behind the Story: Lucky Peach on the History of Pho

American cuisine isn’t an oxymoron. For centuries immigrants have introduced different culinary crowd-pleasers, crossover hits that mish and mash until they become indelibly American. Italians brought pizza, Mexicans the taco, the Chinese gave us steamed dumplings, and the Vietnamese introduced <i>pho</i> …

‘There’s A Beverage Here!’ Three Attempts To Improve The Dude’s Beloved White Russian

<i>The Big Lebowski</i> is a finely tuned comedy propelled by nuance and subtlety, with a plot reminiscent of the best works of Thomas Pynchon and Don Delillo, and a passive protagonist who’s more an observer of the story than he is an active player within it. The Dude is totally unassuming and yet …

Amazon Prime Day Is Back! Here Are The 10 Weirdest Things You Can Buy Today

| Tue., Jul. 12, 2016 12:16 PM<p>The biggest online garage sale is back and <i>damn.</i> It is better than ever. Happy Amazon Prime Day, y'all! This time, …

How to Steal an Election

The crazy history of nominating Conventions.<p>At sunrise on the day before the Republican National Convention begins, in Cleveland, a hundred women will take off their clothes and pose for the photographer Spencer Tunick outside the convention hall. Naked, they’ll be holding up big, round mirrors to …

The Horrific, Predictable Result of a Widely Armed Citizenry

The killings in Dallas are one more reminder that guns are central, not accessory, to the American plague of violence. They were central fifty-plus years ago, when a troubled ex-Marine had only to send a coupon to a mail-order gun house in Chicago to get a military rifle with which to kill John F. …

Obama and Trump After Dallas

In the midst of tragedy—as in Baton Rouge, in Minnesota, and, now, in Dallas—there is always the human instinct to grasp for words and images that might help construct a barrier against internal despair and social chaos. Maybe we can find that strength in the poise of Diamond Reynolds, just seconds …

Bernie Sanders’s Philosophical Victory

The news that Bernie Sanders will appear alongside Hillary Clinton at a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Tuesday shouldn’t surprise anyone, except perhaps the most deluded “Bernie or bust” types. For months now, the Vermont senator has been declaring that he will do everything he can to defeat …

The Whore of Mensa

One thing about being a private investigator, you’ve got to learn to go with your hunches. That’s why when a quivering pat of butter named Word Babcock walked into my office and laid his cards on the table, I should have trusted the cold chill that shot up my spine.<p>“Kaiser?” he said. “Kaiser …

Just a Little One

I like this place, Fred. This is a nice place. How did you ever find it? I think you’re perfectly marvellous, discovering a speakeasy up here in the Forties. And they let you right in, without asking you a single question. I bet you could get into the subway without using anybody’s name. Couldn’t …

Across the Street and Into the Grill

This is my last and best and true and only meal, thought Mr. Pirnie as he descended at noon and swung east on the beat-up sidewalk of Forty-fifth Street. Just ahead of him was the girl from the reception desk. I am a little fleshed up around the crook of the elbow, thought Pirnie, but I commute …

The Girl Who Fixed the Umlaut

There was a tap at the door at five in the morning. She woke up. <i>Shit. Now what?</i> She’d fallen asleep with her Palm Tungsten T3 in her hand. It would take only a moment to smash it against the wall and shove the battery up the nose of whoever was out there annoying her. She went to the door.<p>“I know …

American Exposure

On November 22, 1968, which marked the five-year anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, in Dallas, and was seven months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, a daguerreotype of Frederick Douglass appeared on the cover of <i>Life</i> magazine, for a special issue …

Hillary Clinton’s Scandal Mistake

Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for President is widely, and aptly, described as historic. Here’s one of the reasons: If she wins, she will have spent a longer time under criminal investigation than any President in history. Why is this? Is she uniquely corrupt? Unduly targeted?<p>The answers are less …

Who Are All These Trump Supporters?

At the candidate’s rallies, a new understanding of America emerges.<p>He Appears<p>Trump is wearing the red baseball cap, or not. From this distance, he is strangely handsome, well proportioned, puts you in mind of a sea captain: Alan Hale from “Gilligan’s Island,” say, had Hale been slimmer, richer, …

Rosie Birkett's smoked trout salad with Jersey Royals, asparagus and garlic purée

SERVES<p>2 as a main, 3-4 as a starter<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the purée</b><p>50g wild garlic, washed (or 1 clove of garlic blitzed with tarragon and parsley)<br>• 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• squeeze of lemon juice, to taste<p><b>For the salad</b><p>200g Jersey Royal potatoes, washed<br>• 100g cherry or heritage tomatoes<br>• 1 tbsp extra-virgin …

12 WTF Flavors That Should Not Exist But Actually Do

There's adventurous eating, and then there's ADVENTUROUS EATING. We're all about trying new things, but, ew gross. We've gotta draw a line somewhere, …

Flavors

The Waldorf Astoria's Non-Negotiable Cocktail Rules

These three tips from Frank Caiafa are essential for making cocktails like the bartenders at NYC's iconic Waldorf Astoria.<p>We don't want to throw around words like "mixologist" or anything, but we've got to admit: The gap between good bartender and great bartender is more like an epically deep …

What Really Happens When a Food Critic Comes to Review Your Restaurant

Most of the time, you don’t know a reviewer from one customer to the next. But when one of the country’s top critics comes in, you fucking know it.<p><i>Welcome back to Restaurant Confessionals, where we talk to the unheard voices of the restaurant industry from both the front-of-house (FOH) and</i> …