- Art Museum
Discussion of recipes, points of view and methodology with regard to pigs, humans and the enjoyment of food.
30th April, 2013
The Pig Chef – a smiling swine, mouth a-watering, offering up choice preparations of the flesh of his own kind – is one of the more sinister icons of American signboard art.
30th March, 2013
Think about this next time the pork is savory and your appetite keen… Human flesh is generally reported by the cannibal to taste quite a bit like pork, so that means that the pork we enjoy so much tastes like we are eating humans.
15th December, 2012
The necessity of nutrition – pig or man, nothing is more interesting than those things that you eat. But while idealism – perfection, utopia, beauty, etc. – is food for the soul, a different mind-set is required to feed our bodies. Our appetites can have ideals, yes, but compromise, workability, and the pragmatism of necessity often play the major role.
15th June, 2012
Forget acceptance and self-sacrifice. Using the smiling swine to advertise the ham is delusion and obfuscation.
30th April, 2012
Do you dream a theme of pork? Will a single piece of bacon stave off what you crave?
30th March, 2012
Call it a palliative or a necessity, bacon grease is an answer that satisfies.
15th March, 2012
Health is dictated by necessity as well as choice, where some say bread and roses, others say pork, not posies.
30th November, 2011
Gluttons to be ringed? Just who may make that judgment and under what circumstances?
15th October, 2011
Complacent hog, woman or man – when the angels, fates or devils tap us on the shoulder, how and why do we choose to listen?
30th September, 2011
Before that last smile , there is agony, whether in the yards of Chicago, the white towers of Smithfield or the family farm.