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Children of the (Candy) Cornnew

The evil candy corn industry has infiltrated major snack corporations in a continued effort to distract us from the scientific fact that candy corn is the second worst Halloween candy ever made.
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Mike Breen  |  09-20-2012  |  Food+Drink

There's Nothing Scary About This Halloween Candynew

Allergen-safe All Hallows' Eve treats.
INDY Week  |  Joyce Clark Hicks  |  10-07-2010  |  Food+Drink

Anita Chu's 'Field Guide to Candy' is a Sweet Booknew

The Field Guide will help you properly identify (and make) more than 100 varieties of treats -- some contemporary, some esoteric, all presented in unadulterated, cavity-inducing glory.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Drew Lazor  |  11-10-2009  |  Food+Drink

Madison Author Offers Guidebook to "Heavenly" Foodnew

UW-Madison grad Madeline Scherb has assembled 'A Taste of Heaven,' a guide to monasteries with food operations that's part travel guide, part journalism, part cookbook.
Isthmus  |  Linda Falkenstein  |  08-04-2009  |  Nonfiction

Inside the Deeply Bizarre World of IMDb Movie Suggestionsnew

Let's take a second look at the sometimes incomprehensible "recommendations" feature on the Internet Movie Database website ( As you'll soon see, some of these recommendations are rather unexpected.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  John Tebbutt  |  12-11-2008  |  Movies

Horrifying Waste: Halloween's Scary Environmental Impactnew

Halloween has become the second biggest consumer event of the year after Christmas. Costumes, candies and decorations top the list of goodies -- Halloween accoutrements made in China are shipped here and disposed of shortly after.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Adrienne Beattie  |  10-16-2008  |  Culture

Dropping Acids: Life is Sweet with 'Miracle Fruit' Pillsnew

My friend Jim and I are here to purposely warp our palate with a "miracle berry tablet," the amuse-bouche of choice these days among food chumps who host "flavor tripping" parties. The tablets apparently turn your tongue into your own personal Krispy Kreme outlet.
Washington City Paper  |  Tim Carman  |  10-10-2008  |  Food+Drink

Highs and Lowsnew

Candy is chock full of prettiness and drugs and poetry and feelings and nipples.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  01-11-2007  |  Reviews

Candy's Too Dandy

It takes more than dirty hair and outbursts of blubbering to evoke the junkie life.
Washington City Paper  |  Mark Jenkins  |  12-01-2006  |  Reviews

Down Under the Influence

Heath Ledger talks about his latest film Candy, in which he plays a young man torn between his love of heroin and his equally addicted girlfriend (Abbie Cornish).
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-27-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Confessions of a ‘Candyfreak’

An addicted author delves into the bittersweet world of the candy industry.
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Rob Collins  |  10-29-2004  |  Business & Labor

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