Photo: SANDY POIRIER
Manic Panic hair is about as hard-core as pop punk and the sullen, suburban
teenyboppers who love it (we've all gone through that phase). The new statement
hair colors, with roots across the Atlantic
and glowing reviews from taste-making blogs like The Sartorialist and
IntoTheGloss, are the much-lovelier (and more wearable) pastels.
Photo: JOEL VEAK
and kids and lambs, oh my. Local kitchens are becoming full-fledged
menageries these days, with more and more chefs getting into the groove
of whole-animal roasts. First on the bandwagon (or perhaps "ark" is a
better word?) were Scampo (215 Charles Street, Boston, 617.536.
How's this for hotness? Aaron Sorkin (the fast-talking wit behind The West Wing)
adapts your "based on true events" book for the screen; Justin
Timberlake appears in the film, which goes on to win three Academy
Awards. That's what happened to local scribe Ben Mezrich, whose 2009
book, The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook - A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal, inspired 2010's critically acclaimed The Social Network
accomplishments of author, historian, professor, and all-around
Renaissance man David McCullough could fill a book of their own. He's
won two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award. He's received the
Presidential Medal of Freedom and narrated movies (Seabiscuit, anyone?). This spring, he published his 10th book, The Greater Journey,
about famous Americans living in Paris from the 1830s to 1900.
peppercorns are perhaps the only taste sensation that offers both a
taste and a sensation. Unrelated to black pepper or chili peppers,
Sichuan peppercorns aren't spicy, but they do produce a slightly numb
feeling that makes your tongue tingle. They also pack an intense flavor
that's somewhere between juniper and a savory version of Pop Rocks.