Last chance to get inside the mind of Ken Jennings before Monday’s Trivia Night. We’ve been too busy this week to stay up on recent news, so we didn’t do too well. How about you?
Modernist Cuisine will be showing off their revolutionary cookbook at Bumbershoot. But you already knew that.
Modernist Cuisine by Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxime Bilet
This massive six-volume set of self-published cookbooks set the world on fire when they hit shelves last year. It is at once a complete lesson on the basics of food and cooking, a veritable hand-holding through the world of molecular gastronomy and, with its absolutely epic, jaw-dropping photography, food porn of the highest caliber. The steep retail price makes it something to be admired from afar, but the work the team at The Cooking Lab has done and is continuing to do is changing what we understand about the very nature of food itself.
Charles Phoenix finds new use for cereal. Yum.
Amy: “I think it means ‘The sun will erupt… All shall perish… A great cataclysm will destroy the world in the year 3012!’”
Bender: “The world?! That’s where I live!”
Fry: “So the world will end in 3012? Why does that year sound so familiar?”
Professor: “Because that’s the year that’s this year!”
— Futurama (Season 7, Episode 2: A Farewell to Arms)
Ken Jennings’ Jeopardy! signatures.