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!

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: The NC Double Shot

The NC Double Shot: Cheers
July 18, 2011 – 4:32 PM | 23 Comments
The NC Double Shot: Cheers

Drum roll, please — it's time to announce our NC Double Shot winner. And the title goes to…

The NC Double Shot: Last Call
July 6, 2011 – 6:15 AM | 14 Comments
The NC Double Shot: Last Call

Updated bracket is here. Confused? Click here. And now, our finale: 1 Gin and Tonic vs. 10 Margarita.
Bunting: The final NC Double Shot matchup is an interesting contrast: a drink I associate with summer, with …

The NC Double Shot: Final Pour
June 20, 2011 – 8:01 AM | 36 Comments
The NC Double Shot: Final Pour

5 Cape Cod vs. 1 Gin and Tonic. What will it come down to in this vote? Can the Cape Cod, reminiscent of summer but still perfect for a night at the club, best the …

The NC Double Shot: The E-lit Eight
June 14, 2011 – 8:35 AM | 12 Comments
The NC Double Shot: The E-lit Eight

Today's write-ups by Keckler. Confused? Click here. Need an ingredients list? Try Google.
5 Cape Cod vs. 6 Bellini. I'm not excited by this matchup and I don't order either of them on a regular basis. …

The NC Double Shot: The Sweet Hic!steen
June 6, 2011 – 2:33 PM | 34 Comments
The NC Double Shot: The Sweet Hic!steen

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting. Confused? Click here. Need an ingredients list? Googletini.
1 Bloody Mary vs. 5 Cape Cod. I love Bloodies — love love love them. I love the bite of the lemon …

The NC Double Shot Round of 32, Flight 2
May 31, 2011 – 7:45 AM | 27 Comments
The NC Double Shot Round of 32, Flight 2

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting. Confused? Click here. Need an ingredients breakdown? We recommend Google, straight up with a twist.
1 Martini / Gibson vs. 9 Mimosa. The Martini pounded its opponent last time; I …

The NC Double Shot Round of 32, Flight 1
May 27, 2011 – 1:36 PM | 26 Comments
The NC Double Shot Round of 32, Flight 1

Today's write-ups by Keckler. Confused? Click here. Don't know the ingredients? Try Google.
1 Bloody Mary vs. 8 Black / White Russians. Okay, as gross as the Russians sound to me, even worse is the cocktail …

The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 4
May 23, 2011 – 10:54 AM | 22 Comments
The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 4

Today's write-ups by Keckler. Confused? Click here. Don't know the ingredients? Try Google.
1 Screwdriver vs. 16 Vesper. I know the Vesper's going down hard here and I know full well Bunting only agreed to add …

The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 3
May 20, 2011 – 10:04 AM | 39 Comments
The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 3

Today's write-ups by Sarah D. Bunting. Confused? Click here. Don't know the ingredients? Google, baby.
1 Martini / Gibson vs. 16 Pink Lady. I used to have a boyfriend who refused to eat potato salad because …

The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 2: Co-H
May 18, 2011 – 9:20 AM | 37 Comments
The NC Double Shot Round of 64, Flight 2: Co-H

Today's write-ups by Keckler. Confused? Click here. To refresh your memory on ingredients, we recommend Google.
1 Gin and Tonic vs. 16 French 75. See, this is a sucky match-up because I love both of these …