“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: sites

Elsewhere In The Tomatoverse: You Don’t Know Jack
January 14, 2014 – 12:00 PM | 3 Comments
Elsewhere In The Tomatoverse: You Don’t Know Jack

But you might want to, FINALLY.

The Vine: January 10, 2014
January 10, 2014 – 1:48 PM | 38 Comments
The Vine: January 10, 2014

I unabashedly love The Vine. I like advice columns in general but nobody that I’ve found takes the time that you do to create a thoughtful, real answer. Most advice columns are just little paragraphs …

The Vine: September 19, 2012
September 19, 2012 – 3:19 PM | 4 Comments
The Vine: September 19, 2012

A friend and I have been batting around the idea of starting a blog together, as a way to keep in touch, bounce ideas off of each other, in essence have the conversations that we …

Your True-Crime Hall of Fame
July 19, 2012 – 4:52 PM | 95 Comments
Your True-Crime Hall of Fame

A question for you about true-crime books, even if you don’t think of yourself as reading much true crime: Which books would you put in a true-crime canon? If someone comes to you and asks …

Back to School: High Art, SLaP, and more
September 8, 2011 – 6:57 AM | 13 Comments
Back to School: <I>High Art</I>, SLaP, and more

A roundup of what I’ve written and watched recently…

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. … Like A Dog To Its Own Vomit
May 19, 2011 – 12:53 PM | 52 Comments Like A Dog To Its Own Vomit

Jane Pratt has me cringing again.
Reader AMA tipped me to Pratt’s new project,, and wondered about my thoughts “given [my] previous takedown” of Jane Magazine, so the cringing began with my own writing from …

RuPaul’s Drag Race Live Finale Chat! Monday 4/25!
April 25, 2011 – 8:38 AM | No Comment
<I>RuPaul’s Drag Race</I> Live Finale Chat! Monday 4/25!

Couch Baron and I mark the end of another nailbiter of a RPDR season with a live chat Monday, April 25 at 10 PM ET. Don’t forget, DirecTV subscribers can watch it on time shift, …

Bradelor! DUN!: Hallowed Malls
February 1, 2011 – 3:49 PM | 7 Comments
Bradelor! DUN!: Hallowed Malls

In today’s installment of Bradelor! DUN!, Miss Alli and I have sync-ing issues; Emily has NASCAR issues; Chris Harrison has sensitivity and disingenuity issues; and Lisa’s hair has the same issues it always does…for the …

January 31, 2011 – 4:55 PM | 13 Comments

Death Race 38, Sarah 18; 1 of 24 categories completed
I may be remembering this incorrectly, but I believe I saw the trailer for Unstoppable while watching The Town with the Couch Baron. Everyone else in …