Bites: Fancy Cocktails, Dick is Good for Divorce, German Publishers, Cheshire Cat as Math, Stephen Elliott at WORD, The Replacements, and More

Our favorite Bay Area bookstore takes a look at old cocktail books.


  • N+1 discussion between conservative writers Ross Douthat and Reihan Salaam.
  • Q: Why did Lewis Carroll add the Cheshire Cat to Alice?

A: To make fun of math ideas floating around at the time. Duh.


  • Who doesn’t own Let It Be by The Replacements?  Slate discusses the albums 25th birthday.

The big screen and little screen.

  • Salon on why The Simpsons don’t matter anymore.

We love food.

  • If you just took away the pancetta, I’d consider eating this pizza for every meal.