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Arbitrage: No money down
December 23, 2012 – 5:22 PM | 5 Comments
<I>Arbitrage</I>: No money down

Apparently, Arbitrage is getting some Oscars notice. True, said "notice" may consist primarily of its own PR team, but Couch Baron and I decided to check it out, mostly to see if yet another "high-finance …

ATP Hotness and Cream: Wimbledon 2012
July 2, 2012 – 8:28 AM | 10 Comments
ATP Hotness and Cream: Wimbledon 2012

Tomato Nation is hosting the ATP Round of 16 Hotness for the first time. It's an honor! But also a grind, as many of our traditional favorites were ousted in the first week of play, …

Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Brooklyn Girls and tennis boys
June 6, 2012 – 8:55 PM | No Comment
Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Brooklyn <I>Girls</I> and tennis boys

In case you missed 'em, 1) Couch Baron, Joe R, and I ranked the French Open's Round of 16ers over at the baronial blog. A triumph for Tipsarevic, backhand-orgasm face, and not one but TWO …

TN Movie Meet-Up: Steeeeeeeeeve!
March 25, 2012 – 11:05 AM | 10 Comments
TN Movie Meet-Up: Steeeeeeeeeve!

Thanks so much to everyone who came out for The Trouble With Bliss and post-movie pints — such fun to meet everyone and talk sports, stripper names, and more. And to that waywardly hilarious soul wailing …

Let's go out to the lobby — and get ourselves a Couch Baron
March 20, 2012 – 12:14 PM | 26 Comments
Let's go out to the lobby — and get ourselves a Couch Baron

UPDATED MARCH 23: The inaugural TN Movie Meetup is set! We'll see The Trouble With Bliss on Saturday, March 24 at 3:30 PM — then step around the corner to Blue & Gold Tavern for a …

Word Of The Day: "hargh"
March 18, 2012 – 10:32 AM | 2 Comments
Word Of The Day: "hargh"

From some of the same people who brought you "hew," a handy portmanteau of "hee" and "ew," comes this new coinage, compliments of the Couch Baron.
hargh. interj. Combination of "hee" and "argh," used to express amused …

Movie Meetup: The Trouble With Bliss
March 10, 2012 – 2:05 PM | 19 Comments
Movie Meetup: <I>The Trouble With Bliss</I>

Edited 3/7 to add: tickets on sale now, clickety click oo-ahhhh!
I'm juuuuust about ready to start watching movies again; why not start with The Trouble With Bliss! Produced by the Couch Baron and starring Michael …

31/31: Pariah
December 31, 2011 – 11:08 AM | One Comment
31/31: <I>Pariah</I>

Get me a beer, please.
It's Sunday morning!
It goes with the spaghetti!
Pariah is in many ways a standard sexual-identity coming-of-age story. Teenager Alike (Adepero Oduye) (and it's pronounced "ah-LEE-kay"…geddit?) is gay, and outside the …

20/31: The Artist
December 21, 2011 – 12:33 AM | 6 Comments
20/31: <I>The Artist</I>

My esteemed colleague Couch Baron, blowing off The Artist with the combined force and economy of that air-puff glaucoma test you get at the eye doctor, described the film as, among other things, "so up …

13/31: The Help
December 13, 2011 – 9:12 PM | 10 Comments
13/31: <I>The Help</I>

I give The Help sooo much credit; it won me over despite my utter determination to hate it. You can ask Couch Baron, to whom I spent a good ten minutes bitching on IM about …