I've been eating frozen chicken nuggets for this review column, and the gurgling heartburn I've experienced has led me to chomp Tums like they were as tasty and plentiful as the nuggets that caused my stomach acids to go into overdrive.
The most easily-prepared foods are breakfast foods. All frozen breakfast foods seem like a bad, impractical idea to me, but I'm not here to avoid the food mistakes, I'm here to eat them.
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Whereas most frozen food consists of one dish or food item, the makers of these products attempted to produce complete meals that you cook all at once in your microwave. Some were good. But most weren't.
Is something the matter, my dear? Just eat some mattar paneer. Eat one and your troubles will disappear. Welcome back to Nick Gazin's Frozen Food Reviews. Let's eat.
"I got chills and wept from the feelings I thought had long ago died within me."
All hail the best confessional rapper alive.
This week's installment is dedicated to frozen pizza and frozen pizza-inspired foodstuffs. Most frozen pizza things I've tried have been terrible so far, but serves me right for being so lazy that I eat frozen pizza.
This week I reviewed four frozen Mexican food products, including two by Amy's Kitchen. After posting one of the reviews on Instagram, Amy herself reached out to me and offered to set me up on a date with her friend. What a company!
Here's what to eat when you want a fast food burger but don't want to leave your house.
We reviewed Don DeLillo's new novel Zero K, HBO's documentary on Robert Mapplethorpe, Parquet Courts's new album Human Performance, and more.
"I don't mean to brag, but I eat a lot of fish sticks."
In the latest issue of VICE magazine, we review The People v. OJ Simpson, The Association of Small Bombs, New View, and more.
VICE art editor Nick Gazin sorts the collectibles wheat from the chaff, from weird romance comics to Ed Templeton's newest photo zine.
"The rare times you let your guard down and stopped acting like a fuckboi were what kept me coming back."
In this installment, VICE art editor Nick Gazin interviews Tom Scharpling and Benjamin Marra and pans a Star Trek comic.
Destruction Unit kicks ass, Bring Me the Horizon sucks, and 2 Chainz is immortal (but you already knew that).
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Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from The X-Files.
"Raunchy? I don't think I'm raunchy. All my male peers get to talk about their dicks without being labeled dirty."
Drake's a dick, Big Sean is (suddenly) good, and Lighting Bolt made an album that defies their two-decade legacy.
"You really went out of your way to make things overdramatic and go out with a bang. Everything has to be cinematic. I did cheat on you multiple times, so I suppose I deserved it."
Chemists around the world were working around the clock to come up with new (and legal) drugs that could get people high. Here are some of the most notable ones.
Grand Theft Auto V and The Last of Us, both dug up from the previous gen, are the only 10/10 experiences available to 2014's gamers.