Showing posts from April, 2012

Before Sushi went Global

I'll admit it, I still have not tried Sushi. My daughter loves it, and I intend to give it a try one day soon. I feel rather behind the times. I guess it's because I didn't grow up with even the word Sushi, much less the eating of the raw blue fin tuna. The globalization of food and technology is a wonderful thing, even though some of us are a little slow to incorporate new things into our daily lives. That's okay though. I'm sure I won't have it every day, or even every week, but I certainly will learn to enjoy it. Here's some interesting info on the blue fin tuna before the American demand for it existed... you fishermen/women may enjoy this one. " Commercial fishers, if they caught bluefin at all, sold them for cat food when they could and trucked them to town dumps when they couldn't." Now, a couple hundred top quality blue fin tuna will sell for over a million dollars!!! How Sushi Went Global - By Theodore C. Bestor | Foreign

Dark Shadows Star Jonathan Frid Dead

How sad that he would pass just before the release of the movie in which he has a cameo in. I hope he got to see it. Dark Shadows Star Jonathan Frid Dead at 87 - Today's News: Our Take | : "Before his death, Frid, who also starred in the TV movie The Devil's Daughter and the horror film, Seizure, filmed a cameo appearance for Tim Burton's forthcoming big-screen remake of Dark Shadows, in which Johnny Depp will play Barnabas. The film is set to be released May 11." 'via Blog this'

Jon Stewart Hilarious Rant on Attitudes towards Poor

You must listen/see this clip from Jon Stewart to actually hear the ridiculous claims being made about the poorest in the US. For instance, 99.6% of those so-called poor have a refrigerator. How sad. Jon Stewart: ‘F_ck The Poor’ | MoveOn.Org : 'via Blog this'