“Dan Pashman, the voluble host of the public radio podcast ‘The Sporkful,’ was on Twitter the other day, going on about slow cookers.
‘Everyone loves slow cookers,’ he wrote. ‘They’re the Willie Nelson of kitchen appliances.’
It’s a great line, but — with all due respect! — it’s inaccurate. Slow cookers are more like the Canadian rock band Nickelback. They sell like crazy, and a lot of people hate them. They promise joy. They too often deliver mush.” (read more)
(Sam Sifton + Andrew Scrivani / The New York Times / February 13, 2015)