Category Archives: Jerky Was There

Many refuse to acknowledge the important role beef jerky has played in the history of this wonderful experiment we call: life. In this column, our team of expert historians, archeologists, scholars and interpreters bring forth a completely different way of understanding where we’ve come, and where we’re going. Enjoy.

SSJ in Gentleman’s Quarterly

Did you catch SlantShack Jerky in the August issue of GQ?  On page 42, right next to McClure’s Pickles and a bunch of other “Apocalypse Pantry” staples. We understand if you missed it on your way to the Mila Kunis … Continue reading

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Jerky Deconstructed

Our friend and photographer extraordinaire Christina Holmes deconstructs SlantShack Jerky in this awesome series of images. Feast your eyes, then get hungry enough that you have no choice but to place an order and feast your belly. Photographer: Christina Holmes … Continue reading

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SlantShack Jerky at Brooklyn Farmacy!

Yesterday evening, hoards of hungry Brooklynites ventured into Carroll Gardens for an exclusive jerky tasting at Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain. We served up five of our favorites for sampling: Original, Original w/ Brown Sugar Glaze and Garlic Rub, Hot … Continue reading

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Fortunate British Soldiers Rationed Beef Jerky

The brave British soldiers on the front lines in Afghanistan just received an upgrade in their 12-hour ration packs. Our claims of beef jerky being a lightweight, nutritious, and of course delicious snacking option for those on the go are … Continue reading

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SlantShack Jerky at Brooklyn Flea!

Count it: SSJ made its historical debut today at Brooklyn Flea at One Hanson Place, selling dozens of bags of meaty goodness to the huddled masses of downtown Brooklyn. With the success of our delightful jerky Valentines at last year’s … Continue reading

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SlantShack’s COO Runs the NYC Marathon with a Little Help from Artisanal Beef Jerky

The New York City Marathon.  26.2 miles.  The Bronx; Brooklyn; Queens; Manhattan; and…ummm…oh right, Staten Island.  Some consider the NYC Marathon to be the Mount Everest of the common man.  So how does one conquer this Everest of blacktop and … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Flea!

You may of heard of the Brooklyn Flea–a most auspicious gathering of “hundreds of top vendors of antique and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles and antiques, as well as a tightly curated selection of jewelry, art, and crafts by local … Continue reading

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We love you too, Reddit

I never know what to say when a random person posts a picture of himself eating our jerky. And that’s not because it’s never happened before… Oh dude by the name of Kuyote, we absolutely adore you and your gob … Continue reading

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A Scene of Jerky Consumption and Expulsion: A Celebrity Endorsement*

Michael Strahan’s bathroom. The walls are covered in NY Giants memorabilia. He sits on the toilet, reading An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke. The telephone is pressed to his ear. STRAHAN: Yeah, doc… No, it’s just that… Yes, … Continue reading

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Hedda Gobbler

From the Files of Robin C. Trillingham, PhD. While researching the meta-theatrical literature of 3rd century Vikings in Stavanger, Norway, I recently came upon a formerly lost scene from an early draft of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen. Ibsen’s masterpiece … Continue reading

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