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Corinna Clendenen

Writer of novels, film reviews, food news, and essays on contemporary culture

Corinna Clendenen is a novelist, journalist, and essayist on contemporary culture.

Where Agriculture and Climate Change Meet

How will we grow our food for the rest of the century? Faced with a changing climate, this is a daunting question for farmers. Increasingly extreme weather events such as floods and droughts are creat...
12/09/2014 12:14 EST
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How To Have a Pizza Fest in Piemonte

The Cappello Del Prete (Hat of the Priest) is a showy pie. A rolled crust forms the rim of the priest's hat, and is stuffed with a pipeline of ricotta surrounding a center of tomatoes, basil and schiacciata calabra -- thin slices of a Calabrian pork sausage. When the middle of the pie has cooled, a cut into the rolled rim still vents steam.
08/08/2014 05:42 EDT

Walk of Shame for Men? There Is None.

Attitudes run the gamut on pre-marital sex, but whatever the view, shouldn't "walks of shame" apply to both parties? Historically, there has been some justification for the double standard. Men can have as much sex as they want and, if they make a quick enough exit, not have to shoulder the responsibility of a child. Not so for women.
12/16/2011 08:47 EST