PhenomeNOMS: Wil Wheaton

PhenomeNOMS: Wil Wheaton By Erin Parr Welcome to the eighth edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them. This week features one of the internet’s favorite child actors turned internet blogger, Wil Wheaton. Wheaton’s most famous television role was playing Wesley Crusher, son of Doctor Beverly Crusher,

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PhenomeNOMS: Chris Hardwick

PhenomeNOMS: Chris Hardwick By Erin Parr Welcome to the fifth edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features Chris Hardwick, an actor, comedian, musician, and nerd media overlord. Born in Kentucky, Chris started his career as host of MTV’s dating show, which I

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PhenomeNOMS: Neil deGrasse Tyson

By Erin Parr Welcome to the third edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features one of the sexiest astrophysicists of all time, Neil deGrasse Tyson! Neil deGrasse Tyson, possibly most famous for demoting Pluto’s planetary status, is an incredibly popular and influential

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PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye

PhenomeNOMS: Bill Nye by Erin Parr Welcome to the second edition of PhenomeNOMS, a look at famous geeks and the food that has either inspired them, or is inspired by them.  This week’s edition features one of my all-time favorite childhood personalities and scientists: Bill Nye! In 1993, former comedian and aeronautics consultant Bill Nye started a show called Bill

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Dominate Your Walking Dead Viewing Party With Citrus Ginger Roasted Beets

Just looking at that makes my mouth water. I’m overcome by the gloriously red flesh, the hints of muscular texture, and the overwhelming feeling that my neighbors might taste better with a nice citrus-ginger glaze. Wait. No. I mustn’t think that way. These feelings aren’t real. I’m a person, not a monster. I can’t be craving human flesh. Oh, wait.

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