The green, green world’s what killed the man. Jamming hard, he pressed down the pedal, he felt the sweet sweet curve, the road that pulls, extends, gravity’s pitch that sends him into the main line, the interstate south, home for the … Continue reading
A ham sandwich is never just a ham sandwich—even when it isn’t comprised of top-grade Iberian ham, it’s still the only foodstuff that can inspire a mathematical theorem, go down in history as a murder weapon and be implicated in one of the greatest acronyms in rap parlance. It’s banned in at least two major religions, which must account for something.
from Lindsay Eanet’s piece “El Millor,” at tribute to the ham sandwich in McSweeney’s Gyros to Heroes column, 6-8-2012.