Posts Tagged ‘ Isabella Bannerman ’

Remembrance of Beers Past

January 26, 2019
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Once I was in a book club that had only men. I know what you’re thinking: “What did you read about, beer?” It’s just that kind of stereotyping that keeps men from forming book clubs…

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The Daddoni Movement

January 6, 2019
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Maybe you’ve heard of the Italian word “Mammoni,” which means “Mamma’s boy” in Italy. It refers to men in their twenties and thirties who live at home with their parents and are lavishly tended to…

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From Factory Town to Olfactory Fame: Cheerios Is on the Breeze in Buffalo

November 10, 2018
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While Buffalo has many reasons to visit, like its famous chicken wings, world-class art and architecture, and nearby Niagara Falls, it may one day be known for another reason altogether: Cheerios are cooked up in…

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Losing One’s Head Over Food Storage

October 13, 2018
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  Food storage is one of those beloved, evergreen topics that readers can’t seem to get enough of. Who can resist a rousing piece about Saran Wrap, tin foil or Tupperware? It’s clickbait, like a…

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Sorry, Elton—These Sad Songs Say So Little

August 26, 2018
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As reported by the BBC’s Miriam Quick, Spotify recently released scores for 35 million songs, based on “machine learning.” Quick used that data to identify the five saddest songs to top the charts since 1958.…

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It’s True: The Days Are Getting Longer

July 30, 2018
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Cartoon by Isabella Bannerman No, you’re not wrong. The days do seem longer, and it’s not because of the insane pace of life, or the fire hose of mindless electronic communication, or a lack of…

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A Buffalonian’s Advice to the People of Westeros

July 2, 2018
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Cartoon by Isabella Bannerman As someone who grew up in snowy Buffalo, I feel well qualified to tell the people in Game of Thrones what they might be in for, now that “winter has come.”…

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(K)nights in White Satin

June 26, 2018
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(K)nights in White Satin

Illustration by Isabella Bannerman 1972 was a golden year for terrible songs to listen to on the radio. But one #1 hit was even worse than the one that preceded it, “My Ding-A-Ling” by Chuck…

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Love Me, Love My Gut Biome

June 18, 2018
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Love Me, Love My Gut Biome

Cartoon by Isabella Bannerman Now that the kids have left, several friends have recommended I get a dog or two for companionship. I have, instead, found another type of pet. In fact, I’ve found trillions…

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20,000 Leagues Under David Attenborough

June 4, 2018
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The BBC has released its latest mindbogglingly beautiful nature series, Blue Planet II, with shocking images of life in the sea including a fish that uses tools, dolphins that apply anti-bacterial lotion, and David Attenborough…

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