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Mindy Kaling Gets a Cooking Lesson from Marcus Samuelsson and the Results Are 'Hella Tight'

Mindy Kaling is no stranger to the kitchen, but now she’s learning what it’s like to cook at the professional level.

“Not a lot of breaks in being a chef,” the actress realizes in this clip from the upcoming Food Network series  163 more words


Paris, Shakespeare, and Lily

For the next several weeks, the editor will be gallivanting all over Morocco. Rather than give you, our Dear Readers, time off, she decided to climb into the WayBack Machine and pull out some favorite posts from long ago. 1,007 more words

Field Trips

A Distinctly Western Buddha....

 James Joyce/Stephen Dedalus, circa 1904

  Thanks goodness for the internet, WordPress, and now YouTube. They afford me—and everyone with a connection in fact—an outlet, a medium through which to communicate. 580 more words


Wolverine Doesn't Believe In Ulysses's Visions

The new Inhuman Ulysses had a vision where Old Man Logan killed Gabrielle, the new Wolverine Laura Kinney’s clone. SHIELD agents, led by the original Captain America himself, tried to bring in Logan while he was recuperating in Laura’s place. 103 more words


Civil War II #5

The day we have been waiting an extra month for has come.  Civil War II #5 has been released, and we finally get to see all the tension explode into a full-fledged brawl between our favorite action heros (Of course we do not want them to get too hurt).   428 more words

Comic Books

This Will Blow Your Mind!

“Wow. You hear that? That’s the sound of minds being blown.”

That’s a quote from my latest video uploaded to YouTube, ‘James Joyce’s Ulysses, Six Tips for Better Reading, Understanding and Enjoying.’ Riveting stuff, and it can be found on the Omphalos Cafe’s channel now. 330 more words


Amazing Spider-Man (Civil War II Miniseries): Predicting Behavior and Influencing It

***Warning: Spoilers for Civil War II and Civil War II: Amazing Spider-Man follow.***

Marvel’s original Civil War was an important moment in comics because it was one of the first times in which a mainstream comic took up serious political questions––government regulation; post-9/11 counter-terrorism; even gun control, to an extent––and presented a balanced and nuanced view of them. 771 more words