Posted on 18 September 2009 by tomatocasual.com
By Vanessa Richins
I’ve sometimes cringed a little when I hear about the big tomato fight events, like La Tomatina in BuÃ±ol, Spain.
I know it’s tradition and people enjoy it thoroughly, but I also think about how many people those tomatoes could feed.
I was at least a bit happier when I learned about a recent such event in Reno, Nevada.
They wanted to recreate the famous Spanish tomato fight in their own city, with a twist.
Participants paid $10 on August 29th, 2009 to join in the tomato chucking fun. If they wanted to aim their weapons at the mayors of Reno or Sparks, they paid $50. All money went to the American Cancer Society.
Forty thousand pounds of tomatoes were donated by Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on 14 October 2008 by tomatocasual.com
By Michelle Fabio
If you have an iPhone but you’ve been patiently waiting for some way to display your tomato love with it, the wait may be over.
With Splat, a new iPhone application prototype from AT&T, you would be able to virtually throw tomatoes (and other objects) at the television.
Remember when we talked about the History of Throwing Tomatoes? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on 15 February 2008 by tomatocasual.com
By Michelle Fabio
We recently talked about the history of throwing tomatoes, and now here’s your chance to get into the game.
The virtual game, that is.
“Pelt the Pundits” is a website that lets you get out your electoral frustrations by throwing tomatoes at various American political figures on both sides of the aisle from Hillary Clinton and Alan Colmes on the left to Mitt Romney and Bill O’Reilly on the right.
At the beginning of the game, you’re asked to identify yourself as Read the rest of this entry »