More disdain towards Foodism: “A new, western type of deviance”

Since my last blog commenting on an op ed piece about the negative cultural consequences of "foodism," I found a book review of Steven Poole's You aren't what you eat: Fed up with gastroculture. The reviewer, William Skidelsky, describes how Poole finds foodism populated by people "who seek to enliven their dull existences by continually … Continue reading More disdain towards Foodism: “A new, western type of deviance”

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Are foodies the demise of fine art?

"Art reveals the how of experience that we call aesthetic" Michel Henry   There was a great op-ed piece in the New York Times sunday paper a couple weeks ago by William Deresiewicz about the foodie movement (that I pointed to in my last blog), where the author surmised that "we are in danger of confusing our … Continue reading Are foodies the demise of fine art?