<em>The Burning House</em>: Grab and go
August 20, 2014 · 9 Comments

I had a review copy of Foster Huntington's The Burning House sitting on my to-read shelves for at least a couple of years.

Baseball

"I wrote 63 songs this year. They're all about Jeter." Just kidding. The game we love, the players we hate, and more.

Culture and Criticism

From Norman Mailer to Wendy Pepper — everything on film, TV, books, music, and snacks (shut up, raisins), plus the Girls' Bike Club.

Donors Choose and Contests

Helping public schools, winning prizes, sending a crazy lady in a tomato costume out in public.

Stories, True and Otherwise

Monologues, travelogues, fiction, and fart humor. And hens. Don't forget the hens.

The Vine

The Tomato Nation advice column addresses your questions on etiquette, grammar, romance, and pet misbehavior. Ask The Readers about books or fashion today!

Culture and Criticism

The N Cookie AA Championship Bout
August 5, 2014 · 28 Comments

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Five cookies enter. One cookie leaves.

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The N Cookie AA: FAQ
August 5, 2014 · 137 Comments
The N Cookie AA: FAQ

"HOW'S THIS WORK?"
Y'all nominated many many cookies for us to consider. We narrowed the contenders down to six (6) flights of roughly twenty (20) each, alphabetized the list, then ran it through a randomizer.

The Vine: August 1, 2014
August 1, 2014 · 47 Comments
The Vine: August 1, 2014

Was wondering if the Nation could help out my friend and me with a book recommendation.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Fugitive
July 31, 2014 · 13 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Fugitive</em>

Our next PFM nominee comes from Bill D., and it's a great one: The Fugitive.

The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 5
July 30, 2014 · 8 Comments
The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 5

Interesting: Nutter Butters up against their GS counterpart: Do-Si-Dos. Huh.

The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 4
July 29, 2014 · 10 Comments
The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 4

Strange field here in the fourth round — you have to think chocolate-covered grahams and the Keebs will cancel each other out.

The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 3
July 27, 2014 · 21 Comments
The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 3

Oh, this one depresses me because there's no way Oreos aren't taking it.

The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 2
July 25, 2014 · 10 Comments
The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 2

A couple of these semifinalists surprised me by getting out of the first round, so this one's probably Chips Ahoy Red's to lose…

The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 1
July 23, 2014 · 17 Comments
The N Cookie AA Semifinal, Round 1

This is rouuuuuugh, you guys! Basically, I'm expecting a major fight between Thin Mints, Tagalongs, and Milanos.

The Vine: July 23, 2014
July 23, 2014 · 34 Comments
The Vine: July 23, 2014

Here's a two-for-one special on Vine classics: Pets and dating!

The Vine: July 18, 2014
July 18, 2014 · 14 Comments
The Vine: July 18, 2014

My husband and I have been selected to be on an HGTV reality show.