Help me find an interview or article that quotes someone from the Tea Party movement calling themselves
the "teabag party" or "teabaggers". I would also accept a Tea Party website that has an old page using those terms. [more inside]
posted by Librarygeek
on May 6, 2010 -
Over the next couple of weeks I'll be hosting a cocktail hour and a semi-fancy dinner for 50 people. I'm looking for your best simple-yet-elegant recipes for cold hors d'oeuvres and little desserts, as well as general cocktail-hour/party planning tips. [more inside]
posted by pluckemin
on May 1, 2010 -
I recently heard a story about a party for an airline pilots union in New Orleans that was slated for the evening of September 11th. The restaurant canceled the event because of the tragedies that day, and the union tried to sue for breach of contract, but eventually abandoned it from the threat from the restaurant of going public.
I can't find anything about it online. Anybody heard of this story and have a link? Or is this an urban legend? I haven't found anything on snopes.
posted by destro
on Apr 29, 2010 -
Looking for a birthday party venue in Seattle that meets the following requirements: lets you bring your own food AND booze, fits about 50-100, allows loudish dance music, and is free. Hahaha. (Cheap, maybe?) [more inside]
posted by tristeza
on Apr 22, 2010 -
Front page: Eyeball party ideas for a very special veterinary ophthalmologist. [more inside]
posted by Carhart
on Apr 20, 2010 -
Can you identify this font?
What The Font chokes on the curved text and the small size.
posted by mkb
on Apr 20, 2010 -
To what extent is the Tea Party opposing current government overreach as distinct from potential problems? [more inside]
posted by Nancy Lebovitz
on Apr 19, 2010 -
Parties 101: What do I need to know about hosting a successful party? Not a dinner party, not a crazy late-night drinking party, but something in-between. [more inside]
posted by EmilyClimbs
on Apr 16, 2010 -
I'm going to a Tea Party tax day protest rally tomorrow. Looking for ideas on what to put on my sign. Something with a subtle double entendre would be nice, but I would prefer not to get beat down by gray panthers. Help me look nice and seditious!
posted by ackptui
on Apr 14, 2010 -
I'm planning a tea party counterprotest. I've never done this before. Help. [more inside]
posted by kpht
on Apr 8, 2010 -
A space in or near Camden (London, UK) we can take over to build kites and paper planes? [more inside]
posted by metaBugs
on Mar 18, 2010 -
What should I call my adults-only, secular, cocktail-intensive Easter egg hunt on the invitations? [more inside]
posted by janell
on Mar 16, 2010 -
Is it reasonable, by way of a tent rental + heaters, to plan on holding a small backyard party in Chicago, in March, with a forecast indicating temperatures in the 40s/50s? [more inside]
posted by allisonrae
on Mar 14, 2010 -
COMMUNISTS vs CAPITALISTS Birthday Party
Graduate Student on a budget throwing a theme party for his 30th birthday. I could use some ideas for fun props, decorations, costumes, games, etc... [more inside]
posted by Dr.James.Orin.Incandenza
on Feb 27, 2010 -
If you were given $2000 to do something wacky and fun for 400 college students, what would you do? [more inside]
posted by elsewhen
on Feb 9, 2010 -
My 11 year old son wants a LOTR themed birthday party. I'm ashamed to admit this, but have never watched all three movies. He's much more knowledgeable about all things LOTR than I.
Help!! We've had a tough year, and I truly want to make this party a blast for him. (One party to rule them all, as he says!) [more inside]
posted by littleflowers
on Feb 6, 2010 -
What are easy to make meals that are high in (thc storing) lipids and would be good for a party? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Jan 31, 2010 -
I'm looking for a bar, club, or other party place that is showing the LOST premiere on Feb. 2nd in the Bay Area (preferably in San Francisco). I've tried Yelp and SF Station, and have found nothing so far. Is there anywhere else I should look? Anybody know of a bar or other fun public space that will be showing the final season opener? Thanks!
posted by iamkimiam
on Jan 27, 2010 -
Help me totally beanplate a good dance playlist for a house party. Looking for strategies to get people to shake their asses, and hot tracks if you want to share. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock
on Jan 20, 2010 -
I'm throwing a chemistry themed birthday party. I need help generating some awesome ideas. [more inside]
posted by Carhart
on Jan 20, 2010 -
Is it a bad idea to try to hold an engagement party with 50-70 guests in a two-bedroom apartment? [more inside]
posted by Clambone
on Jan 14, 2010 -
I'm organizing a monthly event where I will be feeding appetizers to up to 100 people. I'm a good cook, who will have much of the food pre-prepared. Unfortunately, I have a negligible budget.
I need what is prepared to be tasty and diverse crowd pleasers, using ingredients that are as inexpensive as possible -- possibly available in bulk -- while still containing some protein. Carbs should be fairly healthy, unrefined, inexpensive ones. There can be some items made with flour, but not to excess. There will also need to be vegetarian dishes. Extra points for food that can be frozen and prepared as needed.
I am a good cook, have a wide variety of spices, etc., rice for basmati and sushi. I also have good access to Indian, Asian, and Mexican supermarkets. I'm fine with doing extensive cooking in advance, so long as what I have is both affordable and easy-to-serve on the night of the event. Any ideas / recipes?
posted by markkraft
on Jan 12, 2010 -
Please help me come up with fun party foods, hors d'oeuvres, and other snacky/easy to eat recipes that are low carb (and mostly vegetarian) and are good for entertaining! [more inside]
posted by theantikitty
on Jan 8, 2010 -
I'm going to a New Year's party. The theme is the 00 decade, and I can dress as any event/ figure from this decade.
Ideas for something clever/ fun/ cute?
I'm a short blonde girl, if it helps.
posted by howgenerica
on Dec 31, 2009 -
Buying a Wii game for my parents. They have the sports and resort games, I'd like it to be something that multiple people can play, ideally at a party, as that's when they use it the most. Great group Wii games?
posted by anonymous
on Dec 19, 2009 -
Doc Brown Christmas Filter: Help me get my own DeLorean, if only for one day! [more inside]
posted by rokusan
on Dec 15, 2009 -
Milwaukee Filter: Where is a good place to host a get together for around 20 people with food for an average of 10-15 bucks per person? [more inside]
posted by InvestorMD
on Dec 14, 2009 -
Are there more fun ways to give away a variety of prizes at a raffle than just draw names/numbers from a box? ie: gameshow-style, competitions, etc. [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu
on Dec 11, 2009 -
I'm having my birthday party at home on Saturday night - food and drinks for about 15 good friends (we supply dinner and a nice cocktail, guests bring wine and beer). An out of town friend is coming and we asked her to invite a friend of hers who does live in our city and who we met once before and really liked. Now the friend-of-our-friend is asking via the friend if she can bring two other people we don't know. I'm really on the fence, can you give me some advice? Not a life or death situation I know, but I'm a little bit stumped... [more inside]
posted by crabintheocean
on Dec 3, 2009 -
What short, creative performances can guests put on at my party to entertain themselves? [more inside]
posted by Kateruba
on Dec 1, 2009 -
I'm looking for a venue in Los Angeles -- the closer to downtown, the better -- where we could throw a private party (around 200 people) for watching the Oscars. Indoor location preferred! [more inside]
posted by estherbester
on Nov 30, 2009 -
Hosting a public LAN Party; What legal issues should I be aware of? [more inside]
posted by ilumos
on Nov 28, 2009 -
What steps can company management take to minimize liability at an office holiday party where alcohol is served? [more inside]
posted by teg4rvn
on Nov 24, 2009 -
I'm hosting my first Thanksgiving. I have zero idea what I'm doing. Advice, s'il vous plait! [more inside]
posted by zoomorphic
on Nov 20, 2009 -
I am thinking of organizing a "two-dollar dare" party and I need simple dares that can be performed in front of a lot of people, and achievable right there. Props are fine, as is the use of another person. So far, I have things like, picking your nose, licking someone else's foot, peeing in a pair of adult-diapers, letting someone slap you hard, letting someone give you a haircut, simulating an orgasm. The idea is that if the people at the party want to see it, they can up the "bid" to a double-dare ($4) or a triple-dog-dare ($6) so I am looking for a good selection of tame dares and rather more outrageous ones. Can the hive mind help me?
posted by Sully
on Nov 19, 2009 -
Our street in Chicago was just repaved, and in honor of The City that Works, we're closing it off on Saturday to throw a block party. We've got 100 feet of beautifully smooth black asphalt with a slight crown and a gradual west to east fall of about 3 feet or so, enough for things to slowly roll with a starter push. We don't have enough time to make soap box racers, but what else could we do with the street before it's ripped to shreds by snowplows?
posted by eamondaly
on Nov 17, 2009 -