Type-Casting: The Skinny Glutton

Grace Adler. Lorelei Gilmore. And, yes, Liz Lemon. You've seen them over and over, these slender women stuffing their faces for comic effect. Because they're quirky! And down to earth! And lonely! But always skinny, so it's okay! » 6/23/09 2:00pm 6/23/09 2:00pm

Screw The Story's Plot: What Did They Have For Lunch?

Yeah, stories are fine and all, but for food-lovers, there's nothing better than a good meal description. In the latest New Yorker » 11/26/08 5:00pm 11/26/08 5:00pm, chef Alice Waters reminisces about her favorite, a feast from Marcel Rouff's — "this sumptuous French meal with everything, turtle soup, the whole thing." That sounds good, but it's no…