How To Smoke Salmon: Mystical Alchemy From The Majestic West

Pity the poor East Coast rat racer. Look at him, pouring out of the subway with his sooty, bedraggled kin, lurching through ill-lit corridors, past dripping pipes and glaring widows just missing him with the splash of their chamberpots. There he is, spending $12 on a substandard turkey sub. Here he goes, hat brim… » 3/27/15 2:16pm Friday 2:16pm

Kevin Durant Tweets Smoking Selfie, Deletes It, Says He Was Hacked

This isn't scandalous as much as it is weird. Kevin Durant tweeted a photo of himself smoking—from what seems to be a hookah—before quickly deleting it and claiming his phone was hacked. Hookah's legal. (One can obviously pack other, non-NBA-approved things into a hookah, but there's no proof of that.) What's the deal? » 1/10/14 2:26am 1/10/14 2:26am

What Can I Do With This Liquid Smoke Stuff?

Welcome to the Feedbag, where all the dumb questions about food, drink, cooking, eating, and accidental finger removal you've been embarrassed to ask can finally receive the berating they goddamn deserve. Also: answers. Send all your even-vaguely-food-related questions to albertburneko@gmail.com with the subject… » 10/23/13 5:25pm 10/23/13 5:25pm

Bonnie Bernstein Explains Ray Lewis's Crimes With An Unfortunate…

Somewhere along the line, we as a nation apparently chose to forgive/forget the fact that Ray Lewis was involved in a murder at a Super Bowl party in 2000. That Lewis and his friends got into a fight with another group, and two people in that other group were stabbed to death. That Lewis lied to cops the next morning,… » 1/03/13 11:40am 1/03/13 11:40am

Paul Pierce And Michael Beasley Had Asthma Attacks During A Game In…

There are known hazards for NBA players considering playing a year in China: they might not let you out of your contract if the lockout ends, and you could always get hurt, like Michael Beasley apparently did on Monday. But one of the things they don't tell you about is the omnipresent clouds of smoke that hover over… » 8/31/11 10:55am 8/31/11 10:55am

God, Cincinnatians Must Be Miserable People

Celebrating their first division title in 15 years, some members of the Reds lit up victory cigars in the clubhouse. No fewer than five people watching on TV promptly called the health inspector to report a violation of the city's smoking ban. » 9/30/10 5:20pm 9/30/10 5:20pm

I Wonder Who The Bong-Smoking Olympic Hero Could Be?

The Drudge Report reveals that "News Of The World" is set to show a photo of an "Olympic hero" smoking a bong. Update: Yup, it's Michael Phelps. » 1/31/09 4:44pm 1/31/09 4:44pm