Wemerge Magazine's Celery Activism Crusade and Other Celery Trivia
image via WEMERGE Magazine issue #5. Summer 2009. wemergetalent.com
Page 1 of issue #5 contains a screed on the virtues of celery and takes up the banner of celery activism (see above). Acting in concert with the American Celery Association, a myspace entity they created as a microsite, they seek to spread knowledge of the benefits of the oft maligned vegetable with a distinct watery crunch.
Here's some more celery trivia Short Order found ourselves......
- According to Hippocrates, you know, that guy who was all into medicine and stuff, celery calms the nerves.
- Celery contains androsterone, a pheremone, as in an aphrodisiac, that's why it's part of the Casanova Diet.
- Celery, peppers and onions are considered the holy trinity of cajun cuisine.
- Celery's association with the Bloody Mary apparently stems from its use as a drink stirrer by some guy at a hotel in Chicago in the 1960's.
Print media lives! Here is the Wemerge Magazine manifesto as it appears in issue #5's letter from the editor.
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