Mitch Blum

Destroyer of Words

Mitch Blum header image 4

Entries from January 20th, 2012

From the Foodies Fridge: The Best Diet Soda Pairings

January 20th, 2012 · 74 Comments · Boston, Food, Humor

Ever since the foodies took over the world we’ve been besieged with the concept of “food pairings”. Not content with insisting that food is only good when there’s some jizzy foam or liquid nitrogen in it, the foodies are now telling us what we need to drink with different foods.
The whole food pairing movement started [...]

[


Handicapping the 2012 NFL Playoffs

January 4th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Humor, Sports

The so-called experts will tell you that picking football games comes down to understanding schemes and match-ups. They’ll break down the magical “coach’s film” to identify tendencies and weaknesses. Then they’ll make their picks and still get more than half of them wrong.
I, on the other hand, am one of the last honest prognosticators in [...]

[