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What We’re Reading-Week Of 8.8.11

August 12, 2011

Weekly inspiration in

Music:

Dave King Trucking Company-Good Old Light

The Jazz Session #298: Ingrid Laubrock

Grantland on Jay and Kanye’s new album

Commentary:

David Sedaris on Smoking

Calvin Trillin on Soup

Two n+1 pieces on the London riots (one, two)

My So-Called Adulthood-The nostalgia of Generation X

What Happened To Obama?

Segregation: New studies show Philly has nation’s most separate and unequal schools, neighborhoods. Chicago, New York, Cleveland, Detroit close behind.

Groups Call For Scientists To Engage The Body Politic

The Problem With Boys

What Does Lopez Tonight‘s Cancellation Mean For Conan?

Sports:

The Reducer: Premier League Preview

Fashion:

Esquire on a good, cheap watch

Food:

Pain Façon Beaucaire – Making Wonderful French Bread with Only 4 Ingredients

Salted Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookies 

How To Roast Your Own Coffee Beans

Dutch Baby

Chocolate Chile Icebox Cake

Redefining The Hot Dog, A Cart At A Time

Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins

And finally, imagine my excitement at seeing a series of pieces on my absolute favorite ice cream in Saveur.com. Here is the lowdown on why Jeni’s of Columbus (!) is so fantastic, here is the ice cream base recipe (note the variations) and here is a timely guide for those without an ice cream maker.

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  1. August 12, 2011 3:11 pm

    Thanks for linking to The Jazz Session!

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