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Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 5: Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
July 30, 2011 – 10:49 AM | 8 Comments
Big Country Little Car Tour II, Day 5: Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

As I write about Friday, it's actually Saturday, and Pop-Up Chapel is underway back in NYC. I'm so thrilled and impressed; congratulations all, big and small. Go to Merchants' Gate in Columbus Circle to feel …

Support Local Biz: July 12, 2011
July 12, 2011 – 5:27 PM | 5 Comments
Support Local Biz: July 12, 2011

Just a reminder that you can read about icky food on my Tumblr, Revolting Snacks of North America. Pictured above is today's specimen, the Utz Cheeze Ball.
And on another note entirely, from reader Kristen F. …

The Vine: March 11, 2011
March 11, 2011 – 9:41 AM | 24 Comments
The Vine: March 11, 2011

A Friday-morning Ask The Readers bookfest is a great time to remind all you Jane Eyre fans that I have a reading tonight for the launch of the Eyresses zine — a piece called "Jane …

My music-video debut: The Deadlyz, "Fall"
April 28, 2010 – 9:36 AM | 14 Comments
My music-video debut: The Deadlyz, "Fall"

Putting the "fun" back in "Superfund": director/producer Eddie Ortiz, Deadlyz drummer Mark Mastellone, and location manager/co-star yours truly on the roof of King Killer Studios in fragrant Gowanus, Brooklyn. Photo by Bill Bjornholm.

Odds, Ends, Updates
March 8, 2010 – 9:41 AM | 17 Comments
Odds, Ends, Updates

You may have noticed a shift in the categories and tags on the blog; I'm preparing for another redesign. I know it feels like I just ported everything over from the last redesign, but this …

Contest/Support Local Biz: Asirda, Greg Heffley, and PayPal
October 15, 2009 – 9:29 PM | 12 Comments
Contest/Support Local Biz: Asirda, Greg Heffley, and PayPal

I just said a mouthful!
An odd and an end first: 1) my review of Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is up on Monkey See — great read, as usz (Kinney, not …

Brooklyn Diners, Brokelyn-style
August 24, 2009 – 3:42 PM | 8 Comments

My piece for Brokelyn on top-five diner plates around the borough; great pix by their staff photog, too. Stay tuned to Brooklyn Diners tonight for a review of the Emphasis in Bay Ridge.

Support Local Biz: August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 – 11:23 AM | 3 Comments

My great good friend Hud is Director of Development at an organization called Freedom Calls; the foundation's mission is to deploy the latest technology to keep servicemen and -women in Iraq in touch with their …

Getting Shirty: The TN Store
August 11, 2009 – 2:40 PM | 43 Comments
Getting Shirty: The TN Store

The Tomato Nation store is open at last! Various types of tee and polo to choose from in the Tomato Nation flag design (art by Glark), plus baby outfits and "Better Red Than Dead" messenger …

Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 – 11:50 AM | 3 Comments
Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009

Reader Amalie is putting together a collection of plays and one-acts for performances affiliated with the Berkeley, CA Public Library — including a few of the Famous Ghost Monologues. (Mary Charles McCormack, Mary Katherine Tomiczek, …