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This just in (or, rather, out): Miss Stupidhead
September 16, 2014 – 9:09 PM | 37 Comments
This just in (or, rather, out): Miss Stupidhead

 
Jane Misha Bunting, born 16 September 2014, 10:10 AM, seven pounds, one ounce; and her favorite aunt.

A Word From Our Sponsors: Canvas People
February 11, 2014 – 5:52 PM | 8 Comments
A Word From Our Sponsors: Canvas People

A canvas version of your loved one(s) is a fantastic Valentine's gift: check out Canvas People's deals today!
And no, Canvas People does not make people out of canvas (as far as I know). It turns …

The Nause-AA: Round of 64, Flight Upchuck
August 16, 2012 – 9:09 AM | 85 Comments
The Nause-AA: Round of 64, Flight Upchuck

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting. To vote, scroll down; to see the bracket, click here. We'll leave these open a few days, so tell a friend (or queasy enemy).
Remember: This time, you're voting for the food …

6/31: Bill Cunningham New York
December 6, 2011 – 7:45 AM | One Comment
6/31: <I>Bill Cunningham New York</I>

Richard Press's documentary about Times Styles photographer, and chance fashion-world icon, Bill Cunningham, keeps it light for the first hour. The tone is the gently knowing one of PBS specials about James-Cameronian construction projects of …

Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 22: Northwood, OH to Brooklyn, NY
August 23, 2011 – 10:44 AM | 20 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 22: Northwood, OH to Brooklyn, NY

I had a hotel room reserved, near Williamsport. It seemed prudent. I wanted to get home, but not to push too hard. The little wrench that appears on the dashboard when it's time to bring …

The Wolfman
February 7, 2011 – 10:12 AM | 19 Comments
<I>The Wolfman</I>

Death Race 33, Sarah 23; 2 of 24 categories completed
I wish I'd seen it in the theater; The Wolfman isn't quite campy enough to work, but in a few scenes, it's close, and a Friday-night …

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I
January 30, 2011 – 6:37 PM | 15 Comments
<I>Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I</I>

See my comments on last year's nominated iteration of the franchise. It has a few nice moments, but feels a little slower than the last one, and the acting is quite poor in spots. It's …

ODR11 Ill-Advised Double Feature: Blue Valentine and 127 Hours
January 27, 2011 – 11:05 AM | 22 Comments
ODR11 Ill-Advised Double Feature: <I>Blue Valentine</I> and <I>127 Hours</I>

Death Race 45, Sarah 11; 1 of 24 categories completed
When "Blue Valentine" ended, I knew [Derek] Cianfrance had directed his actors, but I wasn't sure he'd done the hard work of writing (he's the cowriter).
Without …

Oscars 2011 Death Race
January 25, 2011 – 11:22 AM | 47 Comments
Oscars 2011 Death Race

Welcome to The Tomato Nation Oscars 2011 Death Race! In case you missed last year's iteration, the ODR is exactly what it sounds like: I try to watch every single Oscar nominee before the ceremonies …

This just in (or, rather, out): Master Stupidhead
June 15, 2009 – 10:41 AM | 100 Comments
This just in (or, rather, out): Master Stupidhead

Above: David Gardner Bunting III, born 13 June 2009, 7:45 PM, eight pounds, five ounces; and his favorite aunt. Everyone is healthy and in fine fettle, and the littlest Bunting is already submitting amiably to …