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Burger King’s vegetarian ‘Impossible Whopper’ to be sold nationwide

People online are always get mad about food they do not feel is attained correctly — the more egregious the crime, the more heated the discourse. This attains sense: Food is both highly personal and highly political, and beloved dishes are constantly being misinterpreted and bastardized beyond recognition.( Remember the peas in the guacamole ?) …

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Alec Baldwin:’ I wish I was 50! I wish I had 10 extra years !’

At 61, Alec Baldwin is starring in a new film, raising a young family, pestering the heck out of President Trump and hes nearly stopped having fights with photographers Coming into a meeting room on the 24 th floor of a Manhattan skyscraper, the actor Alec Baldwin strides up to the wraparound windows, takes in …

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Nora Roberts: ‘I could fill all the bookstores in all the land’

Her 220 novels from crime to romance to suspense have sold 500m copies around the world. Her secret? Early morning Diet Pepsis and an eight-hour day Nora Roberts was a young stay-at-home mum with two small boys when 3ft of snow hit Maryland in February 1979, and the family was stuck inside. She picked up …

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‘ Why I told my mother not to read my volume’- memoirs of a former wild girl

Claire Dederer has written what is surely one of the most excruciatingly frank memoirs ever raw, revealing and explicit In the days before I’m due to speak to the writer Claire Dederer, the Freudian in me( admittedly quite a diminutive figure) begins to wonder if she isn’t subconsciously trying to wriggle out of our conversation. …

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Bleep me up Scotty: why is sci-fi abruptly so sweary?

Modern reboots of The Twilight zone and Star Trek show that swearwords have finally reached space. Its a smegging shame ‘You simply intersected over into the Twilight Zone. And it’s a total headfuck .” OK, so Jordan Peele’s Netflix reboot doesn’t actually begin like that- but it could. While most of its first creepy tale, …

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‘He got away with it’: how the founder of Bikram yoga build an empire on abuse

A new Netflix documentary takes a no-holds-barred look at yoga guru Bikram Choudhury, still train teachers after dozens of accusations of abuse In recent years, there’s been a growing discourse on intense fitness class- Crossfit, SoulCycle- as the new secular religion. But if there was one branch that pushed the envelope from religion to near-fanatic …

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Santa Clarita Diet review- this tasty zomcom is back with more bite

Drew Barrymore returns for more flesh-eating and theres a chatty beheaded head in the cellar and a Nazi-hunting neighbour do Gods work. Gobble it up There are few things more joyful than the sight of Drew Barrymore having fun. I always feel she’s earned it. And never does she seem to have more fun than …

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