The original grim tales from the Brothers Grimm

Grimms-First-Edition-Cover When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm first published Kinder- ind Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales) in 1812, children weren't the intended audience. But when the stories were translated into English and kids went nuts for them, the brothers Grimm decided to revise the tales to make them more suitable for families, which basically means ...

Judge the book cover: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Last week I was lucky enough to attend a screening of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory at TIFF. This screening was part of their Food on Film series and also included a discussion (about dessert!) with Christina Tosi, founder and owner of Momofuku Milk Bar. Christina was nice enough to bring everyone a compost cookie®, ...