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Last CallLast CallLast Call is The Takeout’s online watering hole where you can chat, share recipes, and use the comment section as an open thread. Here’s what we’ve been reading/watching/listening around the office today.

Baguette tutorial

My Takeout colleague Kate Bernot and I both a bit obsessed with baking breads at the moment. Having started with Jim Lahey’s miraculous no-knead bread, then graduating to my old sourdough starter (this is my favorite bread book), I’m now diving headfirst into baguettes. The first time I attempted baguettes, I followed Paul Hollywood’s method on The Great British Bake Off: Masterclass. This weekend, I’m going to be give Breadtopia’s technique a whirl. Breadtopia is the well-maintained bread blog from amiable Iowan amateur baker Eric Rusch. Sometimes I’ll put his videos on my big screen just to chill out—his voice has become a calming presence in my life. [Kevin Pang]



French photographer Vincent Flouret has been photographing his dog, Max, in some of Madonna’s most iconic poses. That’s really all you need to know: dogMadonna. [Kate Bernot]

Kevin Pang was the founder and editor-in-chief of The Takeout, and director of the documentary For Grace on Netflix.

Kate Bernot is managing editor at The Takeout and a certified beer judge.

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