Archive | July, 2013

Food, Inc.

Movies You Might’ve Missed

Though food is a favorite topic for feature filmmakers—from Babette’s Feast to Eat, Pray, Love–The MOON focuses on several excellent documentaries made in recent years that shed light on the current controversial state of our food system. Super Size Me (2004) is a documentary directed by and starring Morgan Spurlock, an American independent filmmaker, who undertakes a thirty-day experiment eating only McDonald’s food—three times a day, consuming every item on […]

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July MOON Shine

“As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” – Ernest […]

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Christine Kendall | The Feast

Ravens issue the invitation—a raucous one— throaty voices calling over and over, their circling flight provides the address; some sit on fence posts awaiting their turn but call out—oh, how delectable the feast— in the deep snow a trail of blood, is evidence of the coyote’s last steps near the base of a hill off Upper Beaver Creek.   Party crashers come:  magpies, eagles— the golden takes his place at […]

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Brian Ohme

Brian Ohme | Mixed Marriage

We’re the super-hero duo you’d never expect to see: Green Girl, out to save the world one soy dog at a time, and Meat Man, whose motto is “Beef: it’s what’s for dinner.” She hasn’t consumed animal protein in twelve years, three months, and eight days. Not since she tossed her cookies in Denny’s parking lot. Grand slam, right there on the asphalt. It’s been all “fresh this” and “raw […]

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