Friday Guest Cat/Hedgehog Blogging

From Lady Spankington:

Hey, thought I’d submit a picture of one of my kitties for the Friday Guest Cat Blogging. I also wanted to pass along that I really love your blog and look forward to it everyday.

Here’s a picture of my cat MJ who really really really wants to eat Betsy the hedgehog, but experience has told her not to. But she can still dream…..

Anthony Bourdain Rates Food Network Hosts

Great read and I agree with him 100%. Here’s his evaluation of Rachel Ray:

Complain all you want. It’s like railing against the pounding surf. She only grows stronger and more powerful. Her ear-shattering tones louder and louder. We KNOW she can’t cook. She shrewdly tells us so. So…what is she selling us? Really? She’s selling us satisfaction, the smug reassurance that mediocrity is quite enough. She’s a friendly, familiar face who appears regularly on our screens to tell us that “Even your dumb, lazy ass can cook this!” Wallowing in your own crapulence on your Cheeto-littered couch you watch her and think, “Hell…I could do that. I ain’t gonna…but I could–if I wanted! Now where’s my damn jug a Diet Pepsi?” Where the saintly Julia Child sought to raise expectations, to enlighten us, make us better–teach us–and in fact, did, Rachael uses her strange and terrible powers to narcotize her public with her hypnotic mantra of Yummo and Evoo and Sammys. “You’re doing just fine. You don’t even have to chop an onion–you can buy it already chopped. Aspire to nothing…Just sit there. Have another Triscuit…Sleep….sleep….”

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