There aren’t many moments in Curb Your Enthusiasm when Larry David could be described as heroic. Two stand out though. There’s the time he conducts a Wagner-playing orchestra outside an enemy’s house who despises the German composer; the other is when he saves the blushes of a chef with Tourettes syndrome by leading a restaurant in a rousing swear-a-thon. It’s hardly Jon Snow taming the White Walkers, but Larry David isn’t your typical TV idol. He’s an anti-hero minus the hero.
The Ravanello radish shaper (£8.50, Amazon) is a shallow bore-well with cutaway blade. Axially rotated radishes, shorn at their circumference, produce a stalk and dome effect reminiscent of fly agaric mushrooms. An ability to play with her food saw Alice through the cooking farce. When my grandchildren say to me, “Oi, elephant ears, what did you do in 2017? That was one shit year,” I will be able to reply, wet eyes a-crinklin’, that I spent at least some of it turning radishes into mushrooms.
9.08am EDT09:08Caramel, let me count the ways I love you. There are three: salted caramel, caramelised onions and Twix. I’m pretty sure onions don’t count, so I’m hoping to learn some new tricks tonight. What will the bakers make of the new theme? Who will walk out a finger-lickin’ victor, and who will meet a sticky end? I hope you’ll join me here, so we can watch the show together, sharing innuendo, gossip, and rabid partisanship.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".