Saving Private Paleo

What began as my Declaration of Independence from the Paleo Movement last week and culminated in yesterday’s rant shall now continue onward, towards the positive and constructive. Some people mistook my declaration as an abandonment of Paleo. No, in fact, it’s too many others who have abandoned paleo as I see it, I was being……...


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Oh My Dear Paleo: What am I going to do with you?

In spite of those who make fun of me—including myself—I’m immeasurably better off now than in May of 2007 when I set off on this path incrementally. With blood pressure at 160/100, 80 pounds overfat, congested, sneezy, and itchy constantly, I have had a new life for a while. For years. Perhaps it’s the case……...


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Fun Shit I Saw in the Last 24 Hours of My Life

Saturday, we headed off to the “chalet” or “cabin,” whichever description suits you best. View From My Meditation Chair We got it back in the early 2000s and it burnt 6 weeks later, after a year and a half legal battle with the previous owner. Last summer, after noting we were spending an awful lot……...


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Food Photo Fun

Now that phones have better and better cameras, I tend to use them more and more. What I’m primarily looking for—and I’m by no means an expert at this—is to have a situation where no flash is required. Flash just does very awful things to food photos and so I never use it. I do……...


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Man Alive! Chapter 12: The Love of Splendor is the Life Divine

Here’s the post that kicked it all off. This is chapter 12 of 12, to give interested readers the chance to take on the free ebook chapter by chapter over the weekend, debate it amongst themselves, or even challenge the author who’s keeping tabs. ~~~ From: Man Alive! A survival manual for the human mind….…...


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My 12-Video Introduction to Paleo, Primal, Real Food, Exercise, Fasting, Human Migration and More

Alright, I haven’t been blabbing about this because I wanted to be sure it all got done. It’s done. A few weeks back, this happened. So we finally dragged Richard into Hyperink’s “studio” (really, our office) and spent a day interviewing him on everything paleo – from his personal story to the proper way to……...


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Retrogressive Paleo Monkeys, Monkey Islamists, Monkeys everywhere, and How This is Going to Turn

I’ve four posts in various levels of draft, since making it known that I will behold to no one. At all, ever again. I’m free…from a prison I ultimately imposed upon myself; as easily as I could’ve escaped, but didn’t. My bad. This is the post that rose to the top of the stack now….…...


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My Declaration of Independence From The Paleo Movement

Something’s been weird for a while and I’ve finally identified it. [For an update, please see: Lemons to Lemonade Documentary – Ed] I’ve allowed myself over the last couple of years to become increasingly “defined by” (for lack of a better description) and/or entwined in “The paleo Movement” writ large. It snuck up on me….…...


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The Geopolitics of Statism and America; And Killing an American Ambassador

I don’t think anyone ought to be President. Nobody ought rule over anyone else; no exceptions, no dispensations. Given that, I also know that’s not how the world is, as primitive as it still is, and I never discount geopolitics and how it shapes history. Moreover, I also recognize that things have evolved. Here’s a……...


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Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI) and Multiple Alternative Hypotheses

Right off the bat, I have both positive thoughts and expectations, as well as some reservations about the Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI), co-founded by Peter Attia, M.D., and Gary Taubes: billed as The Manhattan Project to End Diet Fads. I met Peter for the first time at AHS in Boston, introduced by Sisson, and had……...


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Neo-Tech. Where in the Hell Did Richard Nikoley Come From Anyway?

For many, life is a continuous stream of currents and eddies…with the occasional rapids and forks that over time, lead them to different places. For me and others, it was a bit more pronounced…more choppy and turbulent—not continuous at all. But I had a way normal life as a child. All sorts of stuff: wandering……...


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Food Truck Revolution

I guess that owing to not living in a dense urban environment, the “Food Truck Revolution” escaped my notice while I wasn’t watching. Yea, I’d heard bits & pieces here and there—I seem to recall a local public radio show covering some of the antagonisms in Oakland and San Francisco between food truck licensing/permitting and……...


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Socialism Love & Hate; A Primer…& SEO “Brilliance”

Friday I agitated people. I was looking at all variables in my life, wondering what’s different, feeling a need to change things up. I zeroed in on my Twitter and Facebook presences. I intended to delete both and focus only on blogging. I put out that idea and plan on both channels, and got back……...


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Beef Brisket Low & Slow; Paleo BBQ Sauce

I once smoked a brisket years ago but otherwise had never cooked one. From what I gather, it’s a rather tricky meat to cook as it doesn’t have a lot in intramuscular fat, and it’s a muscle meat that gets a lot of work, being as it is, the pectoral muscle of the cow. We……...


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Man Alive! Chapter 11: Indomitable You

Here’s the post that kicked it all off. This is chapter 11 of 12, to give interested readers the chance to take on the free ebook chapter by chapter over the weekend, debate it amongst themselves, or even challenge the author who’s keeping tabs. ~~~ From: Man Alive! A survival manual for the human mind….…...


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Loaded Duck Rillettes on Toasted Fat Bread

The other day when I was composing my post on tuna salad I suddenly thought of rillettes (pronounced ‘ree-yet’), a sort of French rustic pâté. Many homes I was lucky enough to dine at back in my years there always had a crock of rillettes—pork or duck typically. It keeps for a long time without……...


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Failed Experiment: Back to Real Life

What began as my Declaration of Independence from the Paleo Movement last week and culminated in yesterday’s rant shall now continue onward, towards the positive and constructive. Some people mistook my declaration as an abandonment of Paleo. No, in fact, it’s too many others who have abandoned paleo as I see it, I was being……...


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