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ATP Hotness And Cream: Wimbledon 2014
July 1, 2014 – 8:17 AM | 10 Comments
ATP Hotness And Cream: Wimbledon 2014

The ATP Round of 16 Hotness returns to the All-England Tomato Club for the first time in two years, as my esteemed colleagues Paul Quinn, Couch Baron, and Joe R survey what is probably the …

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 4
June 30, 2014 – 7:27 AM | 17 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 4

As a chocolate sandwich cookie concept, I get it. As a name, however? Hydrox is one of the most bizarre decisions.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 3
June 26, 2014 – 7:24 AM | 18 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 3

At last, a relatively easy flight.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Sex & The City
June 24, 2014 – 11:38 AM | 17 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Sex & The City</em>

In which my love-hate relationship with the Sex & The City franchise may finally pay a dividend.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 2
June 23, 2014 – 9:02 AM | 28 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 2

Okay, this is not the time to get into the chewy/soft-baked debate. NOT THE TIME.

The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 1
June 19, 2014 – 9:00 AM | 23 Comments
The N Cookie AA: Round 1, Flight 1

Welcome to the first round of the N Cookie AA! You know, in between "food fights," I miss doing them: reading up on the demise and phoenix-like return of Archway, buying birthday-cake Oreos "for research" …

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Fifth Element
June 5, 2014 – 5:24 PM | 22 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Fifth Element</em>

Our next PFM nominee comes from Kat From Jersey: The Fifth Element.

Bonar Menninger's Mortal Error
May 27, 2014 – 8:39 AM | 4 Comments
Bonar Menninger's <em>Mortal Error</em>

Like a Magic Eye puzzle, once you see Howard Donahue's explanation of JFK's death, you can't unsee it.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Magnificent Seven
May 13, 2014 – 9:02 PM | 7 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Magnificent Seven</em>

The Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame is kicking it old-school this time around with a nominee from reader Jan: The Magnificent Seven.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: The Hunt For Red October
May 2, 2014 – 9:34 AM | 28 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>The Hunt For Red October</em>

Welcome back to the pleasant and relaxed Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame, friends! Today's nominee is brought to us by reader Craig: The Hunt For Red October.