Reader: Might want to forego the Paula Deen references for a bit
Timing is important when you're making fluffy biscuits -- or references to Paula Deen. When Gretchen Kurtz wrote her review of The Universal, comparing the sky-high biscuits to those of Paula Deen was a compliment. But by the time the paper with that review was off the press, Deen's career had been laid low. Says Denver Dave:
Mark Manger Biscuit by The Universal, not Paula Deen.
I take it Gretchen didn't get the memo on Paula Deen - might want to forego all the references to her for a bit. Probably not the model to which the Universal wishes to aspire. Although considering the way they treated their opening chef, I could be wrong about that.
But other writers -- and commenters -- continue to make references to Paula Deen.
- The Universal: Biscuits rise to the occasion -- but the grits fall flat
- Five reasons Paula Deen deserved to get fired
- Videos: Why Paula Deen was (accidentally) good for America -- if not its waistlines
Yesterday Jenn Wohletz offered the "Five reasons Paula Deen deserved to be fired," which brought this comment from Dave Barnes (as well as more than a hundred more):
Well written. Thanks. 5 good reasons. You might have added reason 6: shilling for a diabetes drug company while telling you how great donuts are.
On our Show and Tell blog, Josiah Hesse offered "Why Paula Deen was (accidentally) good for America -- if not its waistlines" (complete with videos), giving her credit for at least making people pay attention to obesity. Which inspired this from Michael Barnes:
Westword. You have lost your fucking mind. How can you in all seriousness post a story that argues being fat is more of a threat than racism? That is absolutely absurd. Have you guys been bought out by the Koch Brothers? Because you been posting alot of really stupid stories as of late.
Read Gretchen Kurtz's review of The Universal here. Read more about Paula Deen...well, just about everywhere. Is there anything left to see about her? If so, post it below.