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‘A wonderful, magical animal’

The Simpsons, "Lisa the Vegetarian," episode 705, 1995
Homeric Wisdom
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 01, 2013

Jews wrestle with pork

Rabbi Jared Saks, of Maine's largest Jewish congregation, no longer subscribes to his religion's most well-known taboo.
Preferably pastured, it’s no longer treif for many locavores
By LAURA MCCANDLISH  |  February 01, 2013
A Public Service Announcement from The Sandbox

A Public Service Announcement from The Sandbox

 Please click on the following link for important information regarding the swine flu pandemic:...
By Charlie  |  April 30, 2009

Review: ''The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2009''

As with Best Picture, the themes of death, aging, and difficult love dominate the two Shorts Oscar categories this year.
Varying degrees of schmaltz and subtlety
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 04, 2009

Everything is coming up bacon

Pigs are noble creatures, selflessly giving of their delectable flesh — and we need as many of them as we can get.
That intoxicating smell, the siren-call sizzle — looks like pop culture has gone hog wild
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 22, 2008