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Why John Updike Loved Comics

By Jeet Heer January 14, 2015<p>Arts & Culture<p>“I can’t remember the moment when I fell in love with cartoons, I was so young,” John Updike once recalled in <i>Hogan’s Alley</i> magazine. “I still have a <i>Donald Duck</i> book, on oilclothy paper in big-print format, and remember a smaller, cardboard-covered book …

Literature

365: One Animated Film, Shot One Second a Day, Over One Year

Back in September, we highlighted an animation that humorously imagined David Bowie and Brian Eno's collaboration on the song, “Warszawa,” which …

Animation

Here's Your Thanksgiving Prep Timeline for This Weekend

There's no way around it—Turkey Day is busy. Here's your Thanksgiving prep timeline.<p>There's no way around it: Thanksgiving is a busy day. Smart cooks start baking and cooking a day or two in advance—pie crust can certainly be baked the day before, and your turkey <i>should</i> be thawed well in advance of …

Cooking

Spatchcocking: The Silly Word Behind the Turkey Trend

The Thanksgiving turkey usually takes hours to roast, but New York Times food writer Mark Bittman's 45-minute technique has changed the game.<p>Americans have been cooking Thanksgiving turkeys for more than 100 years. But it’s only the last few when a radical innovation in turkey preparation has …

So This Is How Julia Child Roasts a Turkey

When Julia Child makes turkey, she really, really, really goes all out. But if you try to replicate it, there might be tears<p>When was the last time you cried while attempting to cook a recipe?<p>If the answer is never, it's time to try <b>Julia Child</b>'s Stuffed Turkey with Farce Pitchounaise.<p>The year was …

Cooking

5 Weird Things That Influence Your Vote on Election Day

<b>1. The weather.</b><p>If it’s overcast or rainy on Election Day, people are more likely to vote for an incumbent, finds recent research from the University of North Carolina. That’s because crappy weather puts you in a crummy mood, which makes you hesitant to gamble on a lesser-known candidate, …

Here Are the 7 Most Memorable Political Ads of 2014

More than 900,000 campaign ads aired on TV this election cycle just in races for the U.S. Senate alone. Given the sheer volume, then, it’s amazing …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

How I Built a Lightbox for $0

I’m 39 weeks into a 52 week project. Every week I go to this Art Prompt Generator for a random prompt and then spend a week taking a photo to match …

Five Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. Brew your own, and you can add flavor naturally.<p>First, avoid the …

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Exercise 1 Kickstand single-leg squats<p>Balance on one foot with your hovering leg bent, toe pointing toward the ground <b>(A)</b>. Lean forward slightly, then bend your standing leg as deeply as you can, but so you can still see your toes beyond your knee; the back leg can come down so your toe touches the …

How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

Fluffy like confetti and just as liquorous as the bottled stuff<p>Some truths we rarely question. The sky is blue. The sun rises in the east. Cocktails are wet. But a new product, called Palcohol, aims to crumble our everyday expectations. It's an alcoholic beverage -- in powder form. Carry a …

Dessert

7 Mad Genius Carrot Recipes

In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W Test Kitchen whiz Justin Chapple revealed the trick to chopping perfectly even carrot chunks. Master the …

5 Tips for Baking with Coconut Flour

Coconut flour is mild enough to use in fluffy white cake, and a lifesaver when it comes to thickening cookies that spread too thin.<p>Despite its name, …

Steal This Cookbook

Chef Hugue Dufour did not pay for this cookbook.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her most-loved child.</i> …

Andrew Zimmern's Skordalia (Greek Potato Dip)

I love Greek food and this old-fashioned, tangy dip is definitely for garlic lovers.<p>I love Greek food and this old-fashioned, tangy dip is definitely …

6 Delicious Gassy Foods You Should be Eating

It’s common knowledge that fiber-rich foods like beans and lentils cause gas. However, passing gas could be a sign that your gut microbes are keeping …

5 Incredible Cinco de Mayo Desserts

Celebrate the 5th of May with these five terrific, Mexican-inspired desserts.<p>Celebrate the 5th of May with these five terrific, Mexican-inspired …

How Not to Cook Salmon

Michael Mina’s family could have used F&W’s Mad Genius Tip for how to perfectly cook salmon.<p>Michael Mina’s family could have used F&W’s Mad Genius …

Dark Horse Juleps to Bet On

Here, six dark-horse juleps to bet on this Saturday.<p>This Saturday, ladies will don their biggest hats, gentlemen will put on their pastel-est shirts …

10 Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Here, 10 refreshing tequila cocktails to make for the 5th of May.<p>Here, 10 refreshing tequila cocktails to make for the 5th of May.<p>1. …

Watch This Cookbook Pull Flavor Out of Nowhere

Chef Chris Pandel's favorite cookbook series is all about simple, focused, brilliant recipes.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like</i> …

Spicy-Sweet Cinco de Mayo Macaroons

As long as you’re splurging on limes for Cinco de Mayo margaritas, you might as well grab a few more to make baker and cookbook author Kyra …

Everything You Need to Know About Fiddlehead Ferns

If you think ferns are only good for decorating office lobbies, you’re wrong. They are also the source of one of the most whimsical vegetables …

12 Things to Add to Pancakes

Thanks to alternative flours and super-seeds, pancakes have come a long way from your basic diner flapjacks. Here are 12 ways to make them—from …

10 Best-Ever Desserts for Mother's Day

Here, 10 fantastic desserts to treat mom this Mother’s Day.<p>1 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>3 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Advertisement<p>6 …

Andrew Zimmern's Key Lime Pie

Andrew Zimmern's simple Key Lime Pie is perfectly tangy and creamy, with a crunchy graham cracker crust.<p>This is my pal Derek's recipe. He is a …

14 Incredible Brunch Recipes for Mother's Day

From fiery bloody Marys to delicious egg dishes, here are 14 amazing brunch recipes to celebrate mom this Sunday.<p>1 of 14<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>3 of …