Vanessa Eleanore Curtis

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Black nerd culture has its day in 'Dope'

The world of the black nerd in contemporary Inglewood, as depicted by screenwriter and director Rick Famuyiwa in his new film "Dope," is one I instantly recognize.<p>Years ago, I was raised in a Harlem Crip neighborhood in Los Angeles' Jefferson Park. My pootbutt friends and I played chess, flew model …

Is Lucasfilm Planning to Release INDIANA JONES 5 in 2018?

Mark Ruffalo and Maya Forbes on How YouTube and Wes Anderson Helped Shape Infinitely Polar Bear

Maya Forbes and Mark Ruffalo sit down with V.F. to discuss the thought process behind their new film.<p>In writer-director <b>Maya Forbes’s</b> largely autobiographical film <i>Infinitely Polar Bear</i>, opening this week, <b>Mark Ruffalo</b> plays a manic-depressive father who is put in charge of his two daughters when …

Amusing 1995 Guide to Surfing the Internet

Here’s the Reported Plot of the Female Ghostbusters Movie

The reboot seems to have some similarities to the original.<p>A week after learning that <b>Chris Hemsworth</b> will co-star in <b>Paul Feig’s</b> female-led <i>Ghosbusters</i> reboot, we receive some exciting news about the much-anticipated movie—and this time it is related to the film’s plot.<p>Stars <b>Kristen Wiig, Melissa</b> …

Size becomes the matter in raunchy comedy 'The Overnight'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marital sex issues, body insecurities and sexual confusion are explored beneath the facade of an intimate independent comedy of two couples in a hipster neighborhood of Los Angeles.<p>Actress Judith Godreche attends the premiere of the film "The Overnight" at the Sundance Film …

Film Festivals

Watch a Short History of Mississippi's Iconic Slugburger

Here's a video by Southern Foodways that explores the history of the <b>slugburger</b> — which is thankfully not made of slugs or other insects — but instead is a Southern hamburger with origins in Corinth, Mississippi. The burger gets its name from the Depression-area practice of <b>mixing ground meat with</b> …

Rise of the $8 Ice Cube; Reinventing 'Mom Wines'

· The Rise of the $8 Ice Cube [Priceonomics]<br>· Reinventing 'Mom Wines' Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel [Bon App]<br>· Max Silvestri's Grub Street Diet [Grub Street]<br>· Who Made That French Press? [NYT]<br>· Is Grass-Fed Beef Bullshit? [Chicagoist]<br>· Jimmy Bradley on Confidence and Being a Chef [Toqueland]<br>· Could …

Introducing Pizza Hut Japan's Caramel and Marshmallow Pizza

Japanese candy brand <b>Morinaga Milk Caramel</b> is joining forces with <b>Pizza Hut</b> of all people for a limited-time-only dessert pizza: It's topped with almond slivers, miniature-but-colorful marshmallows, and a drizzle of milk caramel sauce. Just in case that sounds <i>too</i> sweet, there's also a savory end bite …

The more avocados, the better. And @deedubbayew is at a cookout where there are LOTS.

Sweet Spicy Carrot Ginger Soup

Certain foods are so well-matched, I'm convinced they somehow conspire through the soil in order to coordinate how to perfectly complement each other. Carrots and ginger are that way. The sweet, subtle flavor of carrots is perfectly offset by the creamy heat of ginger, making this an all-star …

Out of the Past, a Pecan Pastry You Won't Forget

If Sutter’s Bakery in the Village was before your time, you missed out. Nearly 40 years after its ovens went cold, Chowhounds who frequented this …

Brown Rice Porridge with Hazelnuts and Jam

4 Servings<p>At Sqirl, they make almond milk from scratch, which gives this rice porridge recipe an extra-rich, nutty flavor.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>4 cups unsweetened almond milk<p>1 cup short-grain brown rice<p>¼ cup sugar<p>pinch of kosher salt<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>¼ cup …

11 Healthy Homemade Hiking Snacks

From healthy granola to spiced nuts, here are 11 homemade hiking snacks to bring on your next outdoor excursion.<p><b>Before you take off for the nearest mountain</b>, in search of a rigorous hike in the wilderness, consider this: What are you gonna eat? We're not talking about a gourmet camping meal in the …

Healthy Eating

5 Types of Bacon Not Made From Pigs

In the long and storied history of bacon, at no point has it enjoyed such a moment in the sun as it is right now. One of the most popular foods in existence, cured and smoked pork belly seems to be everywhere you turn. But there are plenty of other varieties of bacon out there, made from other …

The Seven Must-Watch Food Videos of the Week

Here's a round-up of this week's best videos from across the Eater Universe. First, take a look inside the <b>Tabasco Factory</b>. Then, listen as British celebrity chef/restaurateur <b>Marco Pierre White</b> talks about the role of bloggers in the food industry. Watch New York City chefs/restaurateurs <b>Frank</b> …