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: Diner

Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame
November 9, 2017 – 5:03 AM | 108 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movies: The Couch Of Fame

6/5/17: Your objection to The Firm not being on the PFM Couch Of Fame…is sustained!

8/31: Happy Christmas
January 8, 2015 – 5:05 PM | 4 Comments
8/31: <em>Happy Christmas</em>

The last scene in Happy Christmas — technically not a scene — is its best, and most frustrating.

Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: Diner
April 27, 2014 – 9:20 AM | 4 Comments
Poppy-Fields Movie Couch Of Fame: <em>Diner</em>

I struggled with which movie to plop onto the Couch Of Fame with an afghan and a sleeve of Thin Mints first. A classic universally acknowledged, like The Godfather? A flawed but appealing baseball flick …