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Out With The Crowd: "You're a self-indulgent vulgar slob"
May 21, 2012 – 7:54 PM | 6 Comments
Out With The Crowd: "You're a self-indulgent vulgar slob"

The minute I decided to do the Out With The Crowd series, I wanted to try to get Old Gator to talk to me about the Miami Marlins — or, as he calls them, "the …

Red Ops Day 1: Albuquerque, NM
May 21, 2012 – 6:02 PM | 25 Comments
Red Ops Day 1: Albuquerque, NM

11:45 PM
Just a short while left in Albuquerque, friends! And as of this writing, just $44 to go on that iPad project. Let's finish that off before the page flips over to Brownsville, TX in …

Girls 106: Tight like a baby
May 21, 2012 – 5:46 PM | No Comment
<I>Girls</I> 106: Tight like a baby

From my recap of last night's Girls at Press Play:
When Eric jokes that he knows the florist has a job opening, Hannah retreats to the safety of Gotham-centric condescension, saying she'd get "a real job, like …

The Vine: May 18, 2012
May 18, 2012 – 9:42 AM | 22 Comments
The Vine: May 18, 2012

Over the years I've seen the Vine readers come through for many people on hard-to-find or discontinued items, so I'm hoping they can help me. Basically, I need new underwear!
For years I was a bikini-underwear …

The Vine: May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012 – 9:37 AM | 8 Comments
The Vine: May 16, 2012

My husband and I have a casual friend who is a musician in Eastern Europe. We are not very close and don't keep in touch regularly; we met several years ago at a folk-dancing event …

Girls 105: For the story
May 14, 2012 – 10:04 AM | One Comment
<I>Girls</I> 105: For the story

From my recap of last night's kind-of-off episode of Girls, "Hard Being Easy," over at Press Play:
The Marnie/Charlie storyline picks up shortly after the end of the last episode, and it's well done—but it has …

Red Ops: Target Selection Complete
May 12, 2012 – 5:05 PM | 12 Comments
Red Ops: Target Selection Complete

This is Red Leader speaking. We have confirmed our fund-raising targets for the Red Ops contest. The cities/regions appear below, in alphabetical order:

Albuquerque, NM
Brownsville, TX
Buffalo, NY
Camden, NJ
Columbia, SC
The Dakotas
Detroit, MI
Joplin, MO
Northridge/Dayton, OH
West Virginia's northern panhandle

This …

The Vine: May 11, 2012
May 11, 2012 – 2:24 PM | 36 Comments
The Vine: May 11, 2012

I am on the hunt for the perfect work bag. I have tons of large shoulder purses that would work, but I do a lot of walking and have a lot of stuff in my bag, and …

The Vine: May 9, 2012
May 9, 2012 – 2:29 PM | 21 Comments
The Vine: May 9, 2012

I am a longtime reader and have honestly found myself in an anxiety-creating moral pickle (so to speak…though being in a literal moral pickle might be rather nice!).
Here is the short version: I was in …

Red Ops: Choose our 10th community!
May 8, 2012 – 4:06 PM | One Comment
Red Ops: Choose our 10th community!

It's time to choose the tenth and final community we drop a bazillion dimes on during the contest. The poll is below, and includes a few entries from the original poll, plus some write-in candidates. …