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Writer Tastes the Unpleasantness of the Restaurant Industry’s ‘Boys’ Club’

From bad to worse. "I learned that 'culo' meant ass, and made sure to ask Joel, a cook, if there was a problem when I caught him eyeing mine." — Tracie McMillon on her stint at Applebees, where she was, among other things, drugged by a colleague. [Daily Beast] Read more posts by Alyssa Shelasky
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James Peron: Drug Warriors and Gun Violence: The War on Drugs Fuels Violence

United States / Chicago : Huffington Post: Chicago Blog (last year)

As bad as drugs can be, Drug Warriors are worse. They raise the stakes of the drug fight, incentivize the drug gangs and push them to greater heights of violence. When a solution becomes worse than the problem it is time to abolish ... Read Post

Double Seven to Reopen; New York Chefs Eye Beirut

United States / New York : Grub Street (4 years ago)

• Double Seven owner David Rabin told Gail Simmons that he would soon reopen the club on Ganesvoort Street [Page Six/NYP] • High-end chefs from Joel Robuchon to Jean-Georges Vongerichten are eyeing restaurants in Beirut. [NYT] • It'... Read Post

When Boys Learn About Girls on the Internet

United States / New York : Overheard in New York (5 years ago)

Horny boy #1: Dude, when a girl asks for an ass massage she's totally asking for sex!Horny boy #2: I know, man! I'd be pissed, too.--Bleecker St Alsome | Thumbs up | Thumbs down | Link · Email · Quote this! · Del.icio.us · Posted 20... Read Post


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