Posts Tagged ‘pumpkins’

Food News You Can Use: Why Fried Turkeys and Four Lokos Suck

Mike Shanahan's decision-making on Sunday may have been a bitter pill to swallow, but we're here today to rinse the nasty taste out of your mouth. Straight to the food news: A new Tryst-type spot called Bistro 18 will be opening up where Oya's Mini Bazaar and African Art used to be at 2420 18th […]

The Science of Throwing Pumpkins Really Really Far

How does one begin to explain the appeal of the World Championship Punkin Chunkin? The annual event, held in some godforsaken field in Delaware, combines the awesome goddamn energy of a rocket launch with the teenage prankster desire to smash pumpkins. It dares to place medieval contraptions like the trebuchet right next to such high-tech […]

Wisconsin Farmer Grows the World’s Largest Pumpkin

I think you'd need a chainsaw to carve this pumpkin for Halloween. Clip courtesy of