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Packaging Whore: Kitaro One-Cup Sake

I regretfully report that Anders, aka Skankynavia and Packaging Whore columnist, is on sabbatical for the next few weeks, and will be returning in mid-March. Sorry, Martians! I know you all adore his posts, but our resident SkankMaster will be hibernating for the rest of...

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Packaging Whore: Kawaii Eats

The kawaii (= cute) world of Japan is a very positive dimension of happiness, beauty, bunnies, rainbows and ribbons. And not just something that contains characters, but also an aesthetic approach that appeals to your heart, with a rather feminine touch and usually a soft...

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Packaging Whore: Faggy Foods

They're all around you, The Fags. With their pastel-coloured yachts and pink-powered investment banker dating services. They're also best friends with Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, giving them advice on what to wear and whom to date (they also advise Cher...

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Packaging Whore: Toxic Terror!

I sometimes wonder whether my generation (of 1979) will explode in a green toxic waste cloud when we turn 40. Raised throughout the 1980's on a chemical food diet consisting of added preservatives, taste perfumes and E-numbers galore, our bodies have grown up in...