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!

The Vine: December 20, 2013
December 20, 2013 · 15 Comments
The Vine: December 20, 2013

Readers! Sarah here. I need help with boot-stretching.

Your N Cracker AA Champion Is…
December 19, 2013 · 12 Comments
Your N Cracker AA Champion Is…

Update, 19 December 2013: Wheat have a winner.

The Vine: December 18, 2013
December 18, 2013 · 2 Comments
The Vine: December 18, 2013

There's a short story I read a few years ago that I cannot get out of my head. It was beautiful and haunting and stuck with me.

A Word From Our Sponsors: The WB Store
December 17, 2013 · 4 Comments
A Word From Our Sponsors: The WB Store

 

From LoTR to Looney Tunes, Gossip Girl to Gilmore Girls, Batman to Vampire Diaries, the Warner Bros. store has many of your favorite movies and shows on DVD and Blu-Ray — not to mention mousepads …

To The Wonder: Malick Pixie Dream Girls
December 17, 2013 · 4 Comments
<em>To The Wonder</em>: Malick Pixie Dream Girls

Terrence Malick's storytelling style is so valuable; it creates so many opportunities and points of view. It opens things up. But it opens itself up to parody so easily, and it's difficult for any other …

Nebraska: Dreams from his father
December 16, 2013 · One Comment
<em>Nebraska</em>: Dreams from his father

Woody Grant (Bruce Dern), a disheveled and mulishly taciturn alcoholic, is determined to get from Billings, MT to Lincoln, NE to collect the magazine sweepstakes he's sure he's won.

The Vine: December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013 · 18 Comments
The Vine: December 13, 2013

I'm hoping the Nation can help me with a jewelry search.

Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Survey Says
December 12, 2013 · 7 Comments
Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Survey Says

It's Game Show Week at Previously.TV!

The Vine: December 11, 2013
December 11, 2013 · 22 Comments
The Vine: December 11, 2013

I am wondering if the Nation could help me out. My father loves a traditional fruitcake and I want to make one for him this holiday season.

The Vine: December 6, 2013
December 6, 2013 · 7 Comments
The Vine: December 6, 2013

Help! I've been searching desperately for a few years to find an old diffuser fragrance that was sold at Pier 1 Imports.