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N Candy AA: Sweet Sixteen
April 15, 2010 – 3:01 PM | 30 Comments
N Candy AA: Sweet Sixteen

Updated bracket is here. Confused? Click here.
1 Butterfinger vs. 5 Cadbury Crème Eggs. I think Butterfinger prevails here, now that Easter is over and the CCE isn't so much of a retail presence, but then, …

The Crushed Film Festival presents: Point Break
April 14, 2010 – 5:17 PM | 29 Comments
The Crushed Film Festival presents: <I>Point Break</I>

The Movie: Point Break
The Crush Object: Keanu Reeves
The Story: Newly minted Special Agent Johnny Utah (Reeves) goes undercover with a group of L.A. surfers whose Zentificating ringleader, Bodhi (Patrick Swayze), is also the mastermind behind …

N Candy AA: Round of 32, Flight 2
April 7, 2010 – 7:30 PM | 38 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 32, Flight 2

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting. Updated bracket is here. Confused? Click here.
1 Skor vs. 8 Caramello/Caramilk. Skor is a great candy bar, one I used to hoard my allowance to buy, but some folks …

N Candy AA: Round of 32, Flight 1
April 4, 2010 – 8:55 PM | 34 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 32, Flight 1

Today's write-ups by Keckler.Updated bracket is here.Confused? Click here.
1 Butterfinger vs. 9 Clark Bar. I know I keep saying that I went through stages in my life where I was obsessed with one candy bar …

N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 4
March 28, 2010 – 7:46 AM | 51 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 4

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting.Updated bracket is here. Confused? Click here.

1 Milky Way vs. 16 Sno-Caps. I used to like Milky Ways much more than I do now; I was really into airy-nougat candies …

M&Ms vs. Ghirardelli
March 25, 2010 – 10:25 PM | 7 Comments

It's a motherfuckin' walk-off: vote now! (Scroll down.)
Look for Flight 4 in the next couple of days; I apologize for the delay.

N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 3
March 24, 2010 – 9:15 PM | 81 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 3

Today's write-ups by Keckler.Confused? Click here.
1 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup vs. 16 Zero. I'm sorry, but there is something really WRONG about a white candy bar. It's unnatural and weird and looks like Bunnicula got …

N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 2
March 23, 2010 – 9:28 PM | 74 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 2

Today's write-ups by Keckler. Confused? Click here.
1 Skor vs. 16 Raisinets. This is going to be a bloodbath. Over the past ten years, I've come to accept (even love) many foods, but raisins are not …

N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 1
March 22, 2010 – 2:37 PM | 108 Comments
N Candy AA: Round of 64, Flight 1

Welcome to the N Candy AA! Please enjoy 1) the snazzy graphic by Glark, and 2) the new voting set-up — as you can see, the polls are tucked in under each write-up.
We'll probably roll …

The N Candy AA: Get ready for Mars Madness
March 18, 2010 – 1:25 PM | 70 Comments

Empty calories! Barely-civil debate! Violations of sampler etiquette! Numerous puns about nut clusters, each more immature than the last!