It's been far too long!
Omg how have you been? You've missed so much on the internet the past couple weeks. What were you doing? Did you go hiking or something where you didn't have access to wi-fi? Welcome back from hiking! I have so much to tell you.
Bacon Egg and Cheese Ruled The Web
I know what you're probably thinking, "of course they did, they always do." Well, actually most people's internets don't revolve around the almighty BEC, instead, it focuses on "real" news. Who needs that. I need more BEC talk.
It started out, as things do, with the NY Times. Don't Mess With My Bacon, Egg and Cheese proclaimed Pete Wells. It's a great write up on the great sandwich and includes some serious larger-thinking that is probably required in a giant BEC article from the NY Times:
I'm still hungry!
All this BEC talk got me hungry. One of the best food scenes in NYC is in its Meatpacking District. You've got Spice Market, Buddakan, Barbuto, Chelsea Market and tons of other good stuff. It also bears a very similar resemblance to Copenhagen's Meatpacking District, Kødbyen. They plan on making it just-as-cooooool as NYC's and it's led by the amazing Mikkeller craft brewer. Since we're talking about Copenhagen and food, we might as well mention that René Redzepi did an AMA on reddit. For those who have better things to do than spend hours reading about restaurants I'll never be able to go to, he's the chef/founder of noma, the best restaurant in the world in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014... what happened in 2013 guys?
Close by in Askim, Norway, a couple of pioneers launched a donut into space. This is the future! The donut ultimately fell back to Earth and couldn't feed the aliens that definitely exist, says NASA Chief Scientist. However, they probably don't live around the largest known structure in the universe. Either way, let's put more things on GoPro's and launch them into space. Why not?
Game of Thrones is Back!
Some Long Reads Well Worth The Long Read:
Reply All introduced to and reminded us that Jennicam happened and changed the internet forever.
Grantland wrote up a huge article on new Daily Show host, Trevor Noah and the controversy around his announcement.
Maptia wrote posted a beautiful post about my best friends who I've never met.
BuzzFeed told the world where these crazy news stories actually come from: The King of Bullshit News
Wired told the Untold Story of Silk Road. It's only Part 1 but this is an amazing, amazing article.
And finally, Paul Ford wrote about the media and words.
- But before that, I'm eating at this restaurant
- I found my new Presidential candidate
- I entered an amazing online experience. You should try it too.