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Cover to cooked

Michael Pollan's newest book urges Americans to reclaim cooking for health and sustainability.

Tonight’s video selection is a little spicy — what do old people think about gay sex? The answer may surprise you. Or at least make you laugh and smile!

I just started reading Michael Pollan’s Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation on Kindle. Even though I’m a kitchen devotee already, it’s inspiring stuff. There’s a chapter devoted to each of the “elements” of cooking — fire (cooking), water (cooking in pots), air (baking) and earth (fementation). Check out this long interview with the author on Democracy Now! if you missed it the first time around.


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Kit OConnell

Kit OConnell

Kit O’Connell is a gonzo journalist and radical troublemaker from Austin, Texas. He is the Associate Editor and Community Manager of Shadowproof. Kit's investigative journalism has appeared in Truthout, MintPress News and

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