And Why Are You Paleo?

Sometimes I’ll put up a post in an euphoric buzz of exuberance — in the act of writing it — and then begin to regret it. …Never seriously enough to take it down, materially edit or qualify it. Now and then, I don’t get the comment enthusiasm I was expecting, but that always goes with…Read More

A Morning Stroll Through the Paleosphere

~ I told you I would come to dominate the world. Mail Online: Free the Animal! A new restaurant, called Sauvage, has opened in a former Berlin brothel. Although the name might suggest something unusual, it is just an attempt to serve diners a Paleolithic diet. Yes, I mean the foods that our caveman ancestors…Read More

Lets all Go to Paleo Hell Together

OK, but not before we know what we’re missing. Researchers Zero in on the Perfect Diet for all Humans The Paleolithic Diet is the Diet For One & All, Scientists Say Locusts Formed an Important Part of the Paleolithic Diet And so if I’m not going to hell for that bit of disrespectful chicanery, perhaps…Read More

Mother Says “You’ll Always Be Baby To Me”

Are we actually, already living the dystopia? Mother do you think they’ll drop the bomb? Mother do you think they’ll like this song? Mother do you think they’ll try to break my balls? Mother should I build a wall? Mother should I run for President? Mother should I trust the government? Mother will they put…Read More

Eat Well, Eat Real: Friday Food Pics

I have a number of unpublished food pics, most from home cooked meals, but some from restaurants. I think I’ll just put them out there today and a 2nd set over the weekend. Let’s begin with the very last meal, breakfast this morning after a 26 hour fast, breakfast to breakfast, which is the toughest…Read More

Guest Post: The Five Failings of Paleo

Darrin Carlson Unless you’ve been living under a 24 Hour Fitness, you’ve probably noticed that this whole paleo thing is blowing up in a big way. From the New York Times to ABC Nightline and the Atlantic to Dr. Oz, eating like a caveman has never been more in the public eye, and it shows…Read More

The 21 Day Total Body Transformation

Mark Sisson, author of The Primal Blueprint, has a brand new book out called: Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation – A complete, Step-By-Step, Gene Reprogramming Action Plan. It’s a practical, action-oriented guide for how to eat, exercise and live Primally – a step-by-step, “cut to the chase” resource to make a smooth and quick transition into…Read More

Do You Get Pissed Off Every Day?

I was looking at my stats this morning and figrin’: it was probably time to put up a fresh post. That’s how it works, chez moi. But what? Do I find something that everyone is sure to agree with, like any of the latest and regular nonsense inspired by the health experts in the media?…Read More

The Logic of Paying for Other People’s Values

I just got out of the car, listening over the last few minutes to NPR; to some program on the complex machinations of food stamps. Sometime way back, in a land far, far away, someone decided he might accumulate some political capital by proposing that the feeding of minimal and base nutrition to the “unincomed”…Read More

Guest Post: Creamy Coconut Macacado Smoothie

Aloha ladies and gentlemen! This is Todd, better known as Primal Toad, with a special smoothie recipe to pass on to you. Many of you may know me from blogging over at I am the author of Toadally Primal Smoothies which you can buy for only $5. I’m a primal enthusiast who is helping…Read More

Free the Animal: A Manifesto – Version 2.0

OK, I’ve been picking at this for the last week here and there, expanding it quite a lot, making the integrations as wide as I can without tons more text. This is Part 1. I think I did a decent job incorporating most of the idea in comments. many were incorporated into existing theses. Manifesto:…Read More

Specialization Screws You, One Way or Another

I love my specialist doctor friends who now spend most of their time generalizing. ….At least that’s my take on it. I think it’s a good thing. ~~~ I recall pretty clearly when I first learned there was any such thing as a medical specialist. Before that, I had no idea there was any such…Read More