Nothing Says Christmas Like … a KFC Fried-Chicken Fire? – The New York Times

 

Scottish Singles Used to Spend Halloween Picking Kale – Gastro Obscura

This work by painter Richard Waitt depicts a Scottish jester or fool holding a kale lantern (note the candle at the top)—a practice that was part of 1800s Halloween parades.

The leafy green once foretold the future.

Source: Scottish Singles Used to Spend Halloween Picking Kale – Gastro Obscura

Mitt Romney admits to running Pierre Delecto Twitter account – The Washington Post

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) talks about the proposed Tobacco to 21 legislation during a news conference in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

As Pierre Delecto, Romney used the account to like critical tweets about the president while also occasionally defending himself against detractors.

Source: Mitt Romney admits to running Pierre Delecto Twitter account – The Washington Post

Trump defends his right to speak to world leaders, including the ‘Prince of Whales’

In a since-deleted Tweet, the US president made an unfortunate typo about Prince Charles’ royal title.

Dementia Stopped Peter Max From Painting. For Some, That Spelled a Lucrative Opportunity. – The New York Times

Now Peter Max’s associates are trading lurid allegations of kidnapping, hired goons, attempted murder by Brazil nut and art fraud on the high seas.