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Bake the Book: Pastiera di Grano Cupcakes

Pastiera di Grano is an Easter pie that combines chewy, nutty grains with light, fluffy ricotta in a citrus-flavored pastry crust. Robicelli's: A Love Story, With Cupcakes refuses to relegate it to a yearly treat, and so, these cupcakes were invented.

William Easterly on the Tyranny of Experts

William Easterly of New York University and author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his book. Easterly argues that poverty endures in many poor countries because of a lack of economic and political freedom for its poorest members. Show More Summary

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The X-Men Meet ALF, Hawkman and... Dirty Harry?

CSBG's latest easter eggs show a number of odd cameos in issues of X-Men, from ALF to Hawkman to Dirty Harry, to comic creators like John Ostrander & Jerry Bingham.

Comic Book Easter Eggs – ALF, Hawkman and Dirty Harry Meet the X-Men!

In this feature, I share with you three comic bookeaster eggs.” An easter egg is a joke/visual gag/in-joke that a comic book creator (typically the artist) has hidden in the pages of the comic for readers to find (just like an easter egg). They range from the not-so-obscure to the really obscure. So come […]

Book Review: “Let Us Keep The Feast: living the Church year at home (Holy Week & Easter)”

Doulos Resources recently released a series of short books outlining seasons of the Christian liturgical year. Guides for Advent & Christmas and Lent & Epiphany are currently available for purchase, and future editions will be released later this year. I just finished Holy Week & Easter, which is available for pre-order. Let Us Keep The […]

Bill Easterly vs. Jeff Sachs: What percentage of the recipients didn’t use the free malaria bed nets in Zambia?

I came across this from Jeff Sachs: [Bill Easterly in his 2006 book] went on to write that “a study of a program to hand out free [malaria bed] nets in Zambia to people … found that 70 percent of the recipients didn’t use the nets.” Yet this particular study, which was conducted by the […] The post Bill Easterly vs. Show More Summary

5 Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs Hidden in Famous Publications

By Veronica Dymond,Robert Rosati,Carmen Burana Published: May 14th, 2014 If you're a longtime reader, you know we've got a thing for Easter eggs -- those little hidden clues in movies/books/games that the creators seemingly inserted purely so that they would never be found. Maybe it's because writers and artists get bored

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2? Easter Eggs, Trivia & References

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' has set the stage for Sony's comic book universe. Read on for all the Easter eggs, trivia and nods to the comics packed into the movie. The post ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2? Easter Eggs, Trivia & References appeared first on Screen Rant.

Sunday Morning Book Thread 04-27-2014: Twilight in the House of Islam [OregonMuse]

Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to AoSHQ's prestigious Sunday Morning Book Thread. I Wish I Had Heard About This Before I Did The Easter Thread As far as the ebb and flow of the culture wars are...

Easter Sunday in the Stacks

Still shaking off our convention colds and dealing with other issues, so it’s capsule reviews this week. These are some books of note that have crossed my path in the last month or so. Some comics, some merely comics-adjacent…. and one that I’m certain found its way to me by mistake but that I liked […]

The Case For (and Against) Life After Death: Near Death Experiences

Do near-death experiences "provide strong support for life after death," as Dinesh D'Souza claims (64)?That they do is the theme of "Heaven Is For Real" a new movie just released over the Easter season based upon a book of the same title by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent. Show More Summary

Down the Rabbit Hole for Easter: Two Conspiracy Books Look at “America’s Secret History”

Both these books, Fleshing Out Skull & Bones and Barry & the Boys are fun reads, if you take them such. Otherwise you'll need to order a case of tin foil and retire from the world.

Taking a Quick Time Out to Write My Next Book to Help You

Join the Conversation: Have you ever written a book or wanted to write a book? I'm taking a few days away from emails and the Internet during this Easter weekend and post-Passover time to work on my next book. At present, I need to get back to writing, but let me briefly share that this book is the follow-up to my first book, Sugar Shock, which Dr. Show More Summary

What does the Xbox One April update actually add?

Happy Easter, Eurogamers! I hope the Spider Goddess sees fit to implant you with only her very finest eggs. Oh wait. Wrong denomination? Sorry. Talking of spiders, Andy brought his considerable comic book knowledge to bear in a video analysing why all Spider-Man games are dreadful. Show More Summary

Celebrating Easter: Why a Watered-Down Resurrection Doesn’t Work

Recent years have seen a tendency to water down the Resurrection. A popular tack in preaching and in contemporary books on Jesus is the “shared memory” thesis, but particularly when we look at the disciples, the watered-down resurrection doesn’t seem credible at all.

Morning Feeding: Realistic Milestones For Your Baby Book

3 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

A baby book of disasters  (Huffpost Parents) Raising kids with Autism  (Parents.com) Everything you need for a naughty Easter basket  (Your Tango) Fundamental truths about habits (Babble) Victoria Beckham celebrates turning 40 like Posh...Show More Summary

Generation Atheist is Free on Amazon Through Easter Sunday

My friend Dan Riley wrote a book a while back called Generation Atheist. It's a collection of true stories about people who transitioned from godly to godless. For the rest of the week (through Easter Sunday), the book is free on Kindle! I urge you to get your copy now if you haven't already!

Check out the most awesome Easter deals and book a trip!

3 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Skip the Easter eggs and treat yourself with something unforgettable for Easter this year: Pick your dream destination and go on a trip! Flight Centre has the best deals for flights to Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and many other fantastic locations! [ more › ]

Al Sharpton Scoffs at New ObamaCare Allegation; 'Who Else Is In This Latest Conspiracy, the Easter Bunny?'

On Wednesday, MSNBC's Al Sharpton scoffed at the latest allegations that the White House is trying to cook the books on ObamaCare numbers by changing the census questions. "I mean, who else is in this latest conspiracy, the Easter Bunny?" he quipped, in an interview with former Democratic Ohio governor Ted Strickland. Show More Summary

Teaching the Judeo-Spanish Heritage to Chicago Seventh Graders

During the Jewish and Christian holidays of Passover and Easter, it is well to think back on histories of inter-communal goodwill between these two Peoples of the Book and Muslims. One outstanding example involves the rich heritage of...Show More Summary

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