Kenneth Lang

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How to Open a Can Like a Man

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Say you're in the woods,</b> and you're hungry. And you've got a can of food, but you did not pack a can opener. Or a knife. (No, it is not your finest hour in this scenario.) So it's just you and the can and a question: How do I open this damn thing? …

Today In The War On Drugs

(Optional Musical Accompaniment To This Post)<p><b>Okay,</b> poor bastard congresscritter gets busted for cocaine and becomes yet another casualty of our silly "war" on drugs. The traditional abject grovelling ensues.<p><i>"I'm profoundly sorry to let down my family, particularly my wife and son, and the people of</i> …

Q&A: Spike Lee on Oldboy, Remakes, Atonement & Inside Man 2

<b>Spike Lee's Oldboy is and isn't a remake.</b> Lee and screenwriter Mark Protosevitch are up-front about drawing directly from the 2003 South Korean thriller. But that film was originally a loose adaptation of a comic by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi. Lee and Protosevitch significantly altered …

Fun Fact For Today: Our Kids Are Getting Slower

Your kid is likely an amorphous blob<p><b>"Back in my day, we used to walk to school uphill both ways in the snow!"</b><p>It's a cliché, and a tired one. It also may have some truth to it.<p>While the kids may be all right, for now, they're also getting a lot slower.<p>Researchers collected data from 25 million kids …

Smarter People Stay Up Later, Do More Drugs and Have More Sex

It's science.<p>Sex. Drugs. Late nights.<p>You may be reading the first four words of my memoir. Or you could be simply listing three things that show signs of being a genius, according to various studies. There's evidence that shows that if you're spending less of your nights hitting the books and more …

How to Do Thanksgivukkah (a Little) Healthier

For the converging holiday, 5 dishes and a drink that will fit on any table and save you and your guests some calories<p>For the converging holiday, 5 dishes and a drink that will fit on any table and save you and your guests some calories

The One Page Cookbook Review: 'The Gramercy Tavern Cookbook'

With a delicious spinach fettucini recipe that you'll make yourself! Part of an Eat Like a Man's series featuring a single recipe from a cookbook worth your time.<p>What's in the Book<p>Gramercy Tavern, beloved New York establishment renowned for its hospitality and elegant cuisine. The book alternates …

How Far Will This Man Go to Wear Crocs?

<b>You've got to give</b> it to Mario Batali. Despite his very vocal detractors, the celebrity chef has remained unabashedly dedicated to his preferred style of footwear, rubber slip-on work shoes from Crocs. In fact he's such an advocate, the brand named a pair after him back in 2007. He's defended his …

The Lost Art of the Hors d'Oeuvre

Snacking is the highest form of eating, and what is the hors d'oeuvre other than a glorified snack? Here are three classics worth spoiling your dinner for.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue. Also: here's a list of more things that any man can take to Thanksgiving with neither too much nor too</i> …

Adam Lanza Liked to Play Dance Dance Revolution. So What?

We can ban all dance video games -- or we can stop talking about how pop culture is ruining our kids when it isn't<p>The final Sandy Hook report has emerged and it's both completely satisfying and completely unsatisfying. It's satisfying because it has collected and made public a wealth of detail …

6 Gifts to Give Your Foodie Friends

All the can't-miss items for your friends who love to cook and eat<p><b>There's no question</b> that gluttons and gourmets like presents as much as anybody. In fact, they probably like presents <i>more</i> than anybody, given how much of their lives revolves around their appetites. But what can you get them? A box …