Top Chef’s Joe Sasto and the power of crystals

In an ear­li­er arti­cle I talked about Top Chef con­tes­tant Joe Sasto’s com­ments about kick­ing men in the balls, seem­ing­ly as a form of express­ing dis­agree­ment with men order­ing bev­er­ages that Joe doesn’t con­sid­er to be mas­cu­line:  What Joe said was, “Where I’m from if you ordered one of those you’d get kicked in the nuts.”  This was in ref­er­ence to the German drink known as a radler — what many oth­ers may know as a shandy.  At the time I won­dered…

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Mrs. Brown’s Boys 2017 Christmas Special

Metro UK pub­lished the fol­low­ing arti­cle (review/opinion) on December 29, 2017: Mrs Brown’s Boys pulls in up to 9 mil­lion view­ers – but who the hell is watch­ing it and why? Who the hell is watch­ing it?  Whether it’s polit­i­cal­ly, social­ly, eco­nom­i­cal­ly, cul­tur­al­ly … the media elites are so out of touch with the soci­eties and com­mu­ni­ties they live in that they sim­ply can­not under­stand how and why any­one could pos­si­bly find Mrs. Brown’s Boys fun­ny, enter­tain­ing or…

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