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Reno-Style Pizza

Bobby Benedict, contributor   I’m very partial to both Reno and pizza.   I’m sure you’ve been subjected to many opinions on regional pizzas, from the purists in New York to the gearheads in Detroit who are convinced you need to make a Sicilian-style pizza on an old Chevy or whatever. The world is full of pizza pandering, pulling the …

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Where Are They Now: The Noid

Emma Pace Jonas, contributor   In 1986 Domino’s Pizza unveiled The Noid, a bunny-eared gremlin hellbent on destroying pizzas before they arrived at customers’ homes. The anti-mascot could attempt to crush, freeze, and otherwise mutilate Domino’s pizzas all he wanted, but to no avail. You may remember laughing at his on-screen antics between “Alf” segments way back when, but did …

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That’s Not How You Do It, Dickbrain

William Toblerone, contributor   Let me help you out, you imbecile. It actually causes me pain to watch you struggle with your myriad of deficiencies. If you’re going to make white clam pizza in an authentic undersea oven, you’d better just stop your flailing and follow my instructions.   Since you let your floating countertop drift out in that riptide, …

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New Jersey Guy’s Opinion on California Pizza, Part 217

Drew Jersey, contributor   Did you see this shit? A company from California has invented a robot that makes, bakes, and delivers pizza pies. What the fuck. Everyone knows the best pizza-making-and-delivery-robots come from the East Coast. There’s no way Californian pizza-making-and-delivery-robots are better than pizza-making-and-delivery-robots from New Jersey. No way. First off, the crust. The crust that accumulates around …

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Pizza Illuminati

Papa John? Little Caesars? Round Table? Pizza Hut? Domino’s? What pizza does the Illuminati prefer?   If you said Little Caesars then you would be correct.   Let’s be honest, the Illuminati doesn’t have time to wait around for a pizza to cook; they have the entire world to run! That’s why, when they need pizza, they choose Little Caesars. …

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The Rise and Fall of Munch’s Make Believe Band

Evan Vest, contributor The early 90s saw the birth of a new era of alternative rock, and no other band encapsulated this experimental phase more than Munch’s Make Believe Band. Getting their start in a grimey Chuck E. Cheese establishment in San Jose, CA, the Make Believe Band sought to re-invent the already vibrant animatronic rock movement made popular by …

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Fast and Easy Pizza Recipe for Busy Weeknights

From the desk of the New York Times Food Editor   No one has enough time. We have to work, take the kids to soccer practice, harp lessons, Juilliard tryouts, and after all that, meet with our assessor to haggle over prices for any Jean-Guillaume Deshupartrie (the Brooklyn artist, not the French-Albanian mass-murderer) piece we might want in our foyer. …

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Top 6 Papa John’s Mysteries Books So Far

Reading is down, according to polls, but that hasn’t stopped Papa John, the guy from pizza, from writing and publishing over 50 books in his Papa John’s Mysteries series so far. I’m proud to say I’ve read them all, and I’ve rated my favorite six of those books here. 6) The Case of the Missing Tiger This one’s pretty good. …

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