“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: shut up Dan Shaughnessy

Out With The Crowd: “Happily surprised, obviously”
May 9, 2013 – 5:37 PM | 3 Comments
Out With The Crowd: “Happily surprised, obviously”

Bill Simmons’s Dad is not actually Bill Simmons’s actual dad. He’s my friend Mike, and he’s a Red Sox fan…still, even after last year. Heh.

The Sports Gack
June 7, 2011 – 7:20 PM | 34 Comments
The Sports Gack

Times scribe Jonathan Mahler freezes my distaste for Bill Simmons in carbonite — SEE WHAT I DID THERE?! — in just three grafs

The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 2: Whither Pelfrey?
January 17, 2011 – 11:00 AM | 6 Comments
The Squared Up Podcast, Episode 2: Whither Pelfrey?

The Squared Up Podcast returns at last! Our first 2011 broadcast features Jill Stempel, a.k.a. “Bean,” who’s responsible for my reversion to Mets fandom. We remain friends despite this. Heh.
Episode 2 is Mets-heavy, and topics …