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  1. remembrances
    Bill Paxton, the Consummate Everyman, Was at His Best on Big LoveHis everyman qualities made him an ideal leading man on the HBO series.
  2. explainer
    A Handy Guide to Understanding HBO’s LuckWhat is a “Pick Six” and the answers to other questions raised by last night’s premiere.
  3. chat room
    The Killing’s Brent Sexton on Why His AMC Crime Drama Will Last“We’re definitely going to get a second season.”
  4. chat room
    Wendell Pierce: From Treme to Breaking DawnThe ‘Wire’ alum on his two upcoming projects.
  5. overnights
    Big Love Series-Finale Recap: Good-bye to All ThatThe Henricksons’ saga comes to an end.
  6. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Loose Ends and Stray Bullets“For all we know, you’re probably on birth control pills. Stop crying.”
  7. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Mommie Dearest“If you’re too blind to see that, maybe you don’t deserve to be her mother.”
  8. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Desperate TimesEvents get bleak.
  9. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Holding PatternHeading for the final four episodes, we’re treated to a survey of nearly every relationship on the show.
  10. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Barbed Ire“We’d still be spiritually married.”
  11. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Underage ThinkingEveryone struggles with the revelation that Margene was a 15-year-old bride.
  12. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Blue Christmas“Spare my family these unending punishments.”
  13. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Safety Net“No, Ana, I just want what’s best for you.”
  14. overnights
    Big Love Recap: Home Alone“I’m socially retarded, sort of.”
  15. chat room
    Comedian Mike Birbiglia on the Worst Kinds of Hecklers“[Bachelorette parties] have the dildos on their heads and cakes with penis candles and things. Those are generally not your desired audience members.”
  16. the vulture transcript
    The Vulture Transcript: David Sedaris on His New Book, Bestiary, Hippo Anus Research, and His Collection of Rudeness Tales“A couple years ago and I learned that there is a certain kind of leech that can only live in the anus of a hippopotamus … “
  17. the vulture transcript
    William Gibson on Why He Loves Twitter, Thinks Facebook Is ‘Like a Mall,’ and Much More“Facebook or MySpace feel like malls to me. But Twitter actually feels like the street. You can bump into anybody on Twitter.”
  18. Top Chef
    Meet the Contestants on Top Chef: Just DessertsA dozen pastry chefs will compete on Bravo beginning September 15.
  19. Foodievents
    Are You New York Culinary Experienced?Attend our fantasy food weekend and take classes with New York’s finest chefs.
  20. Foodievents
    A Taste of James Beard’s Chefs and ChampagneThe foundation’s annual summer gala honored Martha Stewart.
  21. early and awful
    President Obama’s Vast Ice-Cream ConspiracyThe president buys ice cream from a shop that appeals to his “core radical base.”
  22. We All Scream
    Sad But True: Too Hot for Ice CreamPeople are staying inside this summer instead of running after Mister Softee trucks.
  23. The New Cold War
    Ray’s Candy Bar Lobs Cold One at NYC IcyTwo East Village shops are selling icees.
  24. Back of the House
    Anita Lo Buys Out Partner at AnnisaJennifer Scism is leaving the restaurant business and moving to Maine.
  25. Health Concerns
    Will Letter Grades Reduce Food Poisoning?Hospital admissions for food poisoning dropped 20 percent after L.A. introduced restaurant letter grades.
  26. Food.com
    Which Chef Blog Should You Follow?Be prepared for a lot of food porn.
  27. Foodievents
    Bourdain, Chang Reunited Live OnstageWhich city’s culinary scene will the two mock this year?
  28. Freebies
    Track Free Chick-fil-AThe elusive sandwich is touring Manhattan.
  29. Trucks on a RollFood trucks, the next step up the evolutionary ladder from the traditional sidewalk food cart (trucks are generally larger, more tricked-out, an […]
  30. Shopping List
    Go on a Road Trip With Gramercy TavernFollow the map to five different purveyors.
  31. Chef Shuffle
    Anita Lo Leaves Rickshaw BehindThe chef is concentrating exclusively on her reopened Annisa.
  32. Food Politics
    Beverage Lobbyists Killed Soda TaxThe health freaks had much less money to spend on ineffective advertising.
  33. Video Feed
    Video: What to Eat at Brooklyn FleaIf you’re in town this holiday weekend, the Flea is open for business.
  34. Chef Shuffle
    Jo’s Won’t Replace Fired Executive ChefColin Kruzic worked his last service on Sunday.
  35. Closings
    Bouley Closes Upstairs — UpdatedThe chef closed Bouley Bakery and Market in April.
  36. Contests
    Eat Poutine With Pat Kiernan!Gothamist is hosting what may be the best Pat Kiernan–and-food contest ever.
  37. Top Chef Just Desserts
    Johnny Iuzzini and Hubert Keller to Judge Top Chef: Just DessertsA Daily Candy editor rounds out the trio at Judges’ Table.
  38. Foodievents
    Kobayashi Blames Organizers for Hot-Dog-Contest BanThe competitive eater is fighting for his right to eat hot dogs on July 4.
  39. Foodienomics
    Brooklyn’s a Happening Place for Businesses’Inc.’ calls out some of the boroughs most successful food start-ups.
  40. Website Launches
    Ex-Forbes Publisher Plans Food SiteThe master of pagebaiting slideshows turns to the crowded food verticle.
  41. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Parents Say the Darndest Things’Top Chef’ winner Ilan Hall is going to be a dad.
  42. Summer Fridays
    One (More) Fat Summer for Sam TalbotThe chef surfs and suns before opening his restaurant at the Mondrian Hotel.
  43. Video Feed
    Kings of Pastry Doc Gives Dessert a Dramatic FillingFollow Chicago’s Jacquy Pfeiffer as he tries to claim the coveted Meilleurs Ouvriers de France.
  44. Empire Building
    Franklin Becker to Launch Seafood RestaurantThe Abe & Arthur’s team is opening a new spot in the meatpacking district.
  45. Quote of the Day
    Managing Eataly’s ExpectationsJoe Bastianich wants Eataly to be New York’s “culinary destination.”
  46. Beer Me
    A Stupid Drinking Game of One’s OwnMove over, bros. It’s time for Busching.
  47. Food Politics
    Obama Practices Burger DiplomacyThe president takes Dmitry Medvedev out for lunch at Ray’s in Arlington, Virginia.
  48. End Times
    T.G.I. Friday’s Targets GaysThe Union Square newcomer just wants to be loved.
  49. Freebies
    Daily Deal: Free PizzaTwo Boots debuts a new pie.
  50. Beef
    Ozersky Gets Public Spanking, Keeps Job“Josh understands that such proper disclosures are to be made in the future.”
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