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The Vine: August 6, 2014
August 6, 2014 – 5:32 PM | 42 Comments
The Vine: August 6, 2014

I could use some honest feedback from you and the Nation regarding online dating. Lots of my friends have encouraged me to try it, but none have any firsthand experience to talk about how to …

Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Carrie, commercials, Kingles
January 31, 2013 – 10:49 AM | 8 Comments
Elsewhere in the Tomatoverse: Carrie, commercials, Kingles

On The Blotter, I talked about the ambiguity of Zodiac's ending with Matt Zoller Seitz and Mike D'Angelo, and reviewed an excellent Jack the Ripper book. (Coming soon: a "compleat Betty Broderick" line-up from me and …

Red Ops: The Tomato Nation / Donors Choose Spring 2012 Contest
May 7, 2012 – 7:58 AM | 14 Comments
Red Ops: The Tomato Nation / Donors Choose Spring 2012 Contest

10 cities. 2 weeks. 1 mighty Nation. Wheels up May 21.

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Pre-Game
September 30, 2010 – 9:41 AM | 2 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic: Pre-Game

Y'all ready? Me too!
A quick review of the rotation:

10K for classic literature on Donors Choose
5K for the Jackie Robinson Foundation
5K for Pitch In For Baseball

…by October 31. For every day left before October 31 when …

The Tomato Nation Fall Classic
September 27, 2010 – 7:06 PM | 2 Comments
The Tomato Nation Fall Classic

Welcome, friends! It's time to raise some money. The super-duper crazy-big six-figure blowout fundraiser for Donors Choose will return in spring 2011 — but why not rustle up a few bucks now?
The project is called …

The Vine, Anniversary Edition: April 30, 2010
April 30, 2010 – 11:54 AM | 46 Comments
The Vine, Anniversary Edition: April 30, 2010

I did not manage to clear the entire backlog…because y'all's enthusiasm for the anniversary project created an entirely new backlog. Heh. We'll get to them all in time; until then, see what you can do …

Support Local Biz: August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009 – 10:16 AM | One Comment

"Summer of '84: The Evolution of the Modern Blockbuster, Part 1" is above.Written by Matt Zoller Seitz and Aaron Aradillas and narrated by one Dave Bunting Jr., it's the first of a five-part series, all …

Get ready
September 29, 2008 – 3:53 PM | 2 Comments
Get ready

…to vote with your wallet. AWESOMELY.

To donate a prize, suggest a project, or ask a question, email me: bunting at tomatonation dot com. We kick off October 1, so watch this space for updates.
Campaign art …

Awesome '08
September 18, 2008 – 11:00 AM | 41 Comments

The contest approacheth; we kick off October 1.
If you would like to donate a prize, please email me at bunting at tomatonation dot com.
If you would like to suggest a project for the challenge, ditto …

Support Local Biz: August 21, 2008
August 21, 2008 – 11:40 AM | 7 Comments
Support Local Biz: August 21, 2008

The 90210 reruns on SOAPnet have just cycled back to the beginning — and you can read S1 recaps at The HeldenFiles.
You can also get yourself a big bag of Hoffernalia while browsing the Hoff's …