Things to do for January 21, 2010

The Weekender

Sam Jackson, Fried Chicken and German Meat Magazines

The weekend is is thinking about January…Jones.

The Esquire of German Meat Magazines
WHERE'S THE BEEF?

The Esquire of German Meat Magazines

Just when you thought print was dead, along comes Beef!, a German magazine devoted to a heady mix of high-design cookware, lobster centerfolds and the occasional interview with a Sorbonne professor—accompanied by a photograph of a naked woman with a shellfish tattoo. That's the kind of journalism we can get behind.

Thomas Keller's Fried Chicken Kit
KFC

Thomas Keller's Fried Chicken Kit

It's a career move as old as time: launch a couple of Michelin-starred, internationally famous restaurants, and then—and only then—prepare to conquer the homemade fried chicken market. Okay, we just made that up, but that's apparently what Thomas Keller has done with this kit, stocked with seasonings and dressings from Napa Valley's Ad Hoc. Look for Batali's meatball-sub kit next fall.

The Jay Bombs Show
TEAM COCO

The Jay Bombs Show

As you may have heard, there's been a little dustup over Leno's return to The Tonight Show. So some enterprising youngster took to the modern era's most potent forum for serious, meaningful protest—YouTube—to create these videos for your viewing pleasure, which feature Jay telling old-person-friendly monologue jokes spliced with reaction shots of a silent audience. No, it's not a documentary.

Laugh uncomfortably here

John Varvatos Friends and Family Sale
SALE-ING

John Varvatos Friends and Family Sale

You enjoyed spring's little peep-show cameo this week, but winter will be back, and John Varvatos is here to outfit you against Mother Nature's capricious ways with zipped cardigans, belted trench coats, calfskin boots and tote bags up to 70% off. Consider them reinforcements for your closet.

Samuel L. Jackson's iPhone App
MR. JACKSON

Samuel L. Jackson's iPhone App

Should you ever—God forbid—find yourself confronting reptiles on your airborne mode of transportation, there's really only one guy who can accurately sum up the situation: Sam "Snakes on a Plane" Jackson. In which case, this app—which includes a soundboard of him uttering his most famous lines—should come in handy. Backwards Kangol hat not included.

Spend time with Jules Winnfield here

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