It's a shame: Gawker has a sad little item about an event at which top chefs (not "Top Chefs") are to honor "the editors, writers and staff of the legendary culinary publication Gourmet magazine," except apparently it's hard to locate any of them. (Did anyone check the masthead?) Event planners even posted an ad on Craig's List.
They should be ashamed: French Vogue this month features a model in blackface. "The exoticism of the model is supposed to be the story but it ends up being nothing,” New Yorker magazine writer Hilton Als told the Daily Beast, which reported on this. “It’s not offensive, it’s just the scraping of the bottom of the fashion world barrel to come up with something."