Daniel Goodbaum created this video essay about the importance of food in the films of Quentin Tarantino by running a segment from the director’s conversation with Elvis Mitchell on The Treatment over expertly selected clips from his oeuvre.
You can read Elvis Mitchell’s essay about Tarantino and food in the McSweeney’s food magazine Lucky Peach.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.