Sarah K. Burkhalter

Sarah K. Burkhalter is Grist's project manager.

The Best of Grist List 2008

Or are you just soapy to see me? Man Junk: “A line of organic shampoos for the discriminating scrotum.” Members only, please. Eat your hat Tried to go whole hog, but still have leftovers? Haberdash over to this site to save your bacon. Because “one always looks neat, in a hat made from meat.” Elephant out of room Hey Ranger, Coming 2 town. Meet 4 drink @ Babar? Got junk n the trunk, IYKWIM. I’ll never forget u. Luv, Elephant. We’ll undertake ‘er Feeling deathly ill? Rest in peace on one of these slightly used sofas. Sure, they were coffins …

From Carols to Condoms

Jingle bells, clean coal smells Click here. Discover wintry-clothed, googly-eyed coal carolers. Hear frosty lyrics like “There must have been some magic in clean coal technology, for when they looked for pollutants there was nearly none to see.” Vomit. Repeat. Buckling under pressure On the heels of the economic downturn, seems NatPo’s vegan Mary Janes have been shoe’d off the market. Was she a victim of ecoflation or was the priceyness just a step in the wrong direction? (Hey, if the shoe fits …) Shiver me timbres! What to do with all that ice once you no longer need it …

From Racy to Race

Strung out The students at Allegheny College are on clothespins and needles worrying about climate change. So they’ve hung their cares underwears out to dry … hey, is that a Hood Thong? Puddle stumper This guy is really hitting the pavement to raise awareness about climate change; hope he doesn’t get in over his head. Click, click, click Up on the rooftop workers pause / Their contracts have a greening clause / Can’t go down while they’re employed / Energy savings will be enjoyed. You’re killing us We wouldn’t be caught dead in fur … but we also wouldn’t be …