Subject:

Martin Van Buren

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    The Favorite Foods of All 44 Presidents

    ​After an exhaustive search of public records and historical documents at the Library of Congress (read: drunken Google search), we are ready to honor President's Day with a comprehensive list of the foods enjoyed by our fearless leaders of the past. Throughout this process one question continued ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    The Eaters in Chief

    Thomas Jefferson: great taste in food -- plus he helped give us that whole separation of church/state thing.​The federal holiday Americans observe next Monday was originally designed to honor George Washington. But when the government standardized its celebrations in 1968, they stuck the annua ... More >>

  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    Hype and holler

    The best of 1997 was OK, but sometimes the worst was better

  • Film

    December 11, 1997

    Out of Africa

    Spielberg delivers a wildly erratic--and tumultuously moving--historical epic with the overreaching passion of a man possessed

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