The Action Cookbook Newsletter

Scott Hines
Melancholy and The Spicy Pork Sandwich
Created 26 Jun 2019
  • "You guys'll be chalk outlines without me."
    10 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 14 24
    “There isn’t a government on this planet that wouldn’t kill us all for that thing.” When Sidney Poitier passed away late last week at the age of 94, well-deserved accolades poured in for the actor’s d...
  • We're going supersonic
    07 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 19 42
    Hello, friends. Welcome to the first Friday of 2022. Hard to believe we’re here, isn’t it? A little more than a week ago, we were in the thick of year-end remembrances, taking stock of the twelve mont...
  • Is this a bad time to announce the launch of my revolutionary blood-testing company?
    05 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 23 29
    We’re in the midst of a tremendous societal upheaval. The Great Resignation, they’re calling it: a moment where workers all across America and all over the world are quitting their jobs or even changi...
  • You say you want a resolution?
    03 Jan 2022 • < 1 min read • 18 29
    It’s January, and a lot of people are making well-meaning promises to ourselves that they probably aren’t going to keep. (I’m one of them.) That’s right, it’s New Year’s resolution season, that time o...
  • One More Time
    31 Dec 2021 • 13 min read • 17 31
    Hello, and welcome to the final Friday of 2021. It’s been an interesting year—the jury is still out on whether it’s been a good one—but one way or another, we have come to the end. As far as this news...
  • Do you know what it means to want Alabama?
    29 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 21 12
    The football team I love is about to play the biggest game in their 135-year history, and according to the oddsmakers, they’re expected to lose by two touchdowns. I don’t care. Now, don’t get me wrong...
  • Heads Carolina, Tails Carolina
    27 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 14 16
    Hello! Welcome back to The Action Cookbook Newsletter. I hope you’ve had/are currently having a restful holiday. If you’re a frequent reader of this newsletter, you probably already know that I enjoy ...
  • How To Make This Year a Success
    22 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 21 72
    “I can’t believe we’re still dealing with this.” I was talking to my parents on the phone the other evening, and our conversation had turned—as it frequently does—to the current state of the pandemic ...
  • A Coffee Drinker's Zodiac
    20 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 22 66
    Subscribe now We’re in the final stretch of another busy holiday season, and there’s probably a lot on your plate right now—last-minute shopping, preparations for travel or hosting travelers of your o...
  • Bearing Fruit
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 16 30
    Hello, friends. Welcome back to another Friday at The Action Cookbook Newsletter. We’re sliding into year-end mode right now; my kids are off school for the rest of the year as of this afternoon, and ...
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