You know what’s better than tailgating? Taking pictures of tailgating.

Well, not quite, but it’s still fun. The New York Times knows this and wants your tailgating pictures.

This isn’t just for the crowd at the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party or the regular B.C.S. contenders – or Mississippi State. (Wow! The Bulldogs have dominated the early returns.) We hope to hear from Ivy Leaguers and small schools, too. Alumni and fraternities and sororities. Let us see those special smoked ribs and gourmet meals in addition to painted faces and parking-lot touch-football games. Can’t make it to the game? Let us see how you bring the game home.

So far it’s a pretty weak selection but we have faith it will get better. Maybe you should spend a little time grilling this weekend and snap some photos. Read more