Grandma Assaults Grandson With Garden Hose For Eating Too Much Bacon

Seth Abramovitch · 07/01/11 03:02AM

Now before you get too upset, the 64-year-old grandmother in question used the garden hose to spray her 9-year-old grandson in the face, and not, well, wherever your mind just went with that headline. But she did it at full blast! And also beat his legs. And all he did was eat a generous portion of delicious, crispy bacon.

Stephen Colbert Becomes a Jew for Lent

Matt Cherette · 03/09/11 11:50PM

On tonight's Report, Stephen Colbert—with his forehead still adorned with ash—decided that he'd give up Catholicism for Lent. Interesting! Then, Colbert decided to take up Judaism. And then, he gave up "not eating bacon" for Jewish Lent.

Order in the Pork! Brooklyn Bacon Book Brings Beef, Brouhaha

Hamilton Nolan · 02/23/11 09:30AM

You may be familiar with Brooklyn cookbook author Lisa Skye's seminal maize-affection work I Love Corn. That wasn't the only "I [Heart] [Type of Food]" idea that Skye had up her sleeve. She also loves bacon! But when she told her book agent that, Skye says, the agent ran off and stole the idea.


Robyn Caplan · 03/02/10 10:00AM

This child on this classic Wife Swap clip really wanted his bacon, and did not want his new "mother" interfering with his culinary preferences.

Anna Wintour to Oprah: 'Lose Some Weight, Fatass!'

The Cajun Boy · 05/20/09 06:15AM

Anna Wintour told Oprah that she needed to drop at least twenty pounds to be featured on the cover of Vogue and Chase Crawford is set to star in the remake of Footloose.

Cathy Horyn's Controversial Path To Heaven

Emily · 04/11/07 02:25PM

Times fashion critic and On The Runway blogger has been kicking up controversy of late, but a recent blog post may be her most shocking yet. Yes, more shocking even than the scathing critiques that got her banned from the shows of Carolina Herrera, Nicole Miller, and Dolce & Gabbana: she tackled a topic that's as taboo in fashion as as a Marxist reading of Julia Kristeva is in a post-Lacanian study group! We speak, of course, of eating food. "Someone on the blog was nice to mention these cookies, so here's the recipe. I make them at Christmas but I think they're pretty good any time. The amount of bacon fat is accurate — appalling but accurate —and I recommend you use a basic supermarket brand bacon. Don't get fancy, and you'll go straight to heaven." But you will no longer fit into your size zero toga when you arrive there, that's for darn sure.