Instacart, a San Francisco-based startup, works with local Whole Foods, Harris Teeter and — just recently — Costco stores, so you can shop a dizzying selection of more than 42,000 products online (no Costco membership needed).
For centuries, wooden barrels have been used to age wine, whiskey and other liquors, and now local chefs and gourmands are applying the same technique to give their condiments and sauces a mellow, oaky flavor.
Twenty-five-year-old Sadie Dupuis is doing her part to keep aggressive guitar-rock alive. As frontwoman for Speedy Ortiz, the Northampton, Mass., singer-guitarist crafts propulsive fuzz jams laced with vivid imagery and liquid wordplay.
In “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” out Friday, a dog builds a time machine. Weird — most dogs can’t find the ball even if they see you put it under a blanket. But Mr. Peabody has more in common with these time travelers.
“Pussy Riot is not a band,” says journalist Masha Gessen. “Pussy Riot is a precise weapon, aimed directly at [Vladimir] Putin.” People not carefully following the story could easily think Pussy Riot is just some punk rock group that ran afoul of Russian authorities.
In the 1950s, when photographer Garry Winogrand started casually documenting his fellow New Yorkers, few people cared that he was taking their picture. Now his work is on exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.
Since retiring his humor column in 2005, Dave “I Am Not Making This Up” Barry has largely been making things up — namely eight children’s books, two novels and one Christmas fable. His newest book, “You Can Date Boys When You’re Forty,” is a return to the form that made Barry famous: eclectic essays drawn from his life.
It took former Miracle Legion singer Mark Mulcahy eight years to release a follow-up to his 2005 album, “In Pursuit of Your Happiness,” a hiatus that, by the end of it, had started to affect his psyche.