-Joe Kwon, the cellist for one of my all-time favorite bands, The Avett Brothers, has a blog about eating on tour.
-The Pioneer Woman compares pie fats.
-I'm finally reading Song for His Disappeared Love/Canto a Su Amor Desaparecido by Raul Zurita, and I'm liking it, of course, especially because of its relation to Chile. Chile is one of my favorite places in the world and I am endlessly fascinated with its cultural and political history. I've always loved Neruda, and it's interesting to compare his rhetorical style with Zurita's. They have such different approaches to language, two seminally important and politically-engaged Chilean poets.
-From We Who Are About to Die, details on the latest internet poetry project/bomb. Tweet lines of poems and use the hashtag #poetrybyemilydickinson. A dude is trying to search bomb the internet into returning "poetry by Emily Dickinson" search results with contemporary poetry.
If you're on the East Coast, are you preparing for Hurricane Irene? I bought some more food, but should I be getting water and stuff, too?
And hey, I added a Google Friend Connect widget there on the left side, if you'd like to follow Plums in the Icebox that way.