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A Reader Defends Pizza!

June 5, 2011

…JOHN P. writes: I’ve been following the occasional discussion at your site on pizza and modern food with some interest and I’d like to offer a dissenting opinion….

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Pizza and the Annihilation of Food

December 10, 2009

…Is pizza technically a foodstuff? I’m not referring to the artisanal pizza baked in wood-fired ovens and sold for $15 a bite. And, I don’t mean homemade pizza,…

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The United States of Pizzafication

March 17, 2012

…  Lucas Cranach the Elder depicted the Silver Age. Will any artist capture the Age of Pizza? THE website Dash offers a brisk history of pizza in the United…

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Thuggery and the Pizza Industrial Complex

November 20, 2014

…  James Crabtree, 45, was delivering pizza in Columbus, Ohio on the evening of October, 29, 2014 when he was shot multiple times and robbed of approximately $50. No…

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Pizza and the Dark Night of the Soul

June 8, 2012

…in 1988. In it is the most perfect account of a young woman’s relationship with pizza. I normally would only have laughed at it. However, because I am under the…

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Pizza News

October 23, 2010

…city’s public school system, a major player in the Pizza Industrial Complex, to switch to homemade dough in lieu of frozen pizza. This could create a small revolution in the…

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An Italian Visits Pizza Hut

July 2, 2011

…lives by living in strict accordance with the tenets of liberalism. I have always enjoyed your posts about pizza, as I live in southern Italy and eat pizza at least…

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Another Important Pizza Bulletin

November 18, 2011

…A Congressional spending bill released on Monday would allow schools to define pizza as a vegetable under Department of Agriculture regulations. This is long overdue recognition that in…

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In the Pizza News

January 14, 2014

…  MY sincere apologies to readers for failing to keep up with the latest pizza developments in recent weeks. To tell you the truth, the loneliness of my position…

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The Secret Ingredients in Pizza

October 22, 2014

…  THIS is National Pizza Month, so please pause for a few moments to look around you and take in the physical devastation caused by mass consumption of one…

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One Woman Defies the Pizza-Industrial Complex

June 14, 2012

…  DRINA writes: You have clarified before that homemade pizza is a perfectly good and acceptable food. Perhaps some of your readers who aren’t ready to give up pizza

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The Pizza Miracle

September 11, 2010

…The Israelites gathered manna. Maybe pizza will someday fall from above too. PIZZA is to Americans what manna was to the Hebrews: a source of wonder and sustenance….

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A National State of Pizza Emergency

February 10, 2014

…just released a study on pizza consumption. About one in eight Americans consume pizza on any given day. Whites consume more of it than blacks and Hispanics, which goes a…

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Happy National Pizza Day!

February 9, 2017

…  I HOPE I am the first to wish you and your families a most joyous and love-filled National Pizza Day! This is a time to celebrate. A holiday…

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A Pizza Worth Having

September 28, 2012

…outstanding recipe for homemade pizza crust. This dough is exceptional. Like all low-yeast breads, it tastes more fully of wheat and has the light, bubbly texture that is commonly associated…

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Pizza Trek

August 18, 2012

…raw materials are superfluous, for there are scientists now working on a project that will produce that “perfect pizza product.” It will be part of a menu offered to space…

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Man Lives by Pizza Alone

February 26, 2014

…now a perfectly normal way of life: I’ve been eating pizza exclusively every day of my life for the past 25 years, and I’m not just talking about a slice…

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The Pizza Conspiracy, Exhibit A

December 22, 2011

…writes: It’s only a matter of time before every man, woman and child is entitled to free pizza, courtesy of our federal government. Eric writes: Here’s Exhibit B. And Exhibit…

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