When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

Kim Severson pioneered dark food humor; Young Platinum pioneered a new level of Twitter transparency; and Melissa Gilbert gave Sac-town a pioneer's compliment. The Twitterati led the bandwagons.

When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

New York Times food writer Kim Severson couldn't resist a little culinary-convict humor.

When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

When you're a old, agricultural town in California's Central Valley, trying to obtain some cosmopolitan credibility, this sort of compliment from a star of Little House on the Praire is faint praise, indeed.

When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

Young Platinum got tired of the kind of technical support you have to pay for.

When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

On Pulitzer day, who will shed a tear for monster mogul Rupert Murdoch? The New York Observer's John Koblin, that's who.

When Melissa Gilbert Loves Your 'Prairie'S

And who will cry for the National Enquirer? Maybe The Frisky's Jessica Wakeman.