Zucchini-lentil fritters

I made Bon Appetit’s Zucchini-Lentil Fritters. This is actually the second time I attempted this recipe, but the first time, due mainly to lack of experience, I screwed up, panicked, and ended up just blending all of the ingredients together, so the end result lost the attractive textural qualities of the model. (Still tasted good […]

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Very well, thanks

I love Think, but every time Krys dryly responds, “Very well, thanks,” to a caller asking how she’s doing, it just cracks me up. It’s every single time, in the same tone, like she’s said it a million times and has zero patience for your pleasantries.

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I’m interested in communications technology generally, especially in pre-Internet tech. I had never heard of “wirephoto” before, but, of course the fax machine came from somewhere. Anyway, here’s a neat video about the the mechanisms underlying the fax machine:

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Spring Blender Open Movie

I’m sorry to say, I slept on this one. I used to follow Blender Open Movie projects ardently, but fell off as I got into university and became obsessed with other things. This is a really lovely little film though. They always do a great job setting up the stakes for these stories and packing […]

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The Paul Slavens Show Playlist for April 19 2020

__________________________________________________Chris Connor Spring Is Here Lullabys Of BirdlandLyn Taitt & the Baba Brooks Band Skalarama (The Magnificent Seven Theme) The Best of the SkatalitesThom Yorke Harrowdown Hill (The Bug Remix) The Eraser RmxsEOB & Laura Marling Cloak of the Night Earth [Explicit]______________________Salim Nourallah Building A Case Buliding A Case (single)Samantha Sang Emotion EmotionBonga Muadikime The […]

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