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  1. Slump City: Why Does the 2014 MLB Season Suddenly Feel Like 1968?...

    Jonah Keri

    Less than a month into the 2014 baseball season, we're already reveling in the game's many intricacies. One trend in particular has reared its ugly head with all the subtlety of a Bartolo Colon at-bat: Nobody, it seems, can hit worth a dam...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  2. Dr. Phil and the wild Houston-Tulsa college football game

    Brian Phillips

    The completely bonkers, wildly unbelievable, mind-bogglingly lopsided Tulsa-Houston game of 1968, featuring a future NFL coach, a country singer, and … Dr. Phil.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  3. Afternoon Links: Searching for Don Draper's Backstory Whorehouse

    Tess Lynch

    Don Draper's childhood whorehouse home has been located in the Angelino Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, just a hop and a skip from Dodger Stadium. The 1968 scenes of the house were CGI-uglified, with apartment buildings added in on either side; ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  4. Mad Men, Week 11: Here There Be Monsters

    Molly Lambert

    "But he just couldn't understand/That his father was not a man/And it all was just a game" — Harry Nilsson, 1968 ("Daddy's Song," The Monkees' Head soundtrack) Happy Father's Day Don Draper! You're a monster! During the penultimate episod...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  5. Mad Men, Week 9: Everybody Must Get Stoned

    Molly Lambert

    "If any of you are secret poets, the best way to break into print is to run for the presidency." —Eugene McCarthy, 1968 The late ’60s weren't all assassinations, bad trips, and riots. Some of the trips were actually pretty great. Don...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  6. On the burden a player like Clint Malarchuk carries after his ord...

    Sean McIndoe

    On the burden a player carries after his ordinary actions cause an unforgettable injury.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  7. Mad Men, Week 7: Speed Kills

    Molly Lambert

    "This is no dream! This is really happening!" — Rosemary Woodhouse, Rosemary's Baby, 1968 Speed is no joke. I should know, I get spracked on green tea and Coca-Cola every Sunday night to stay up and write these recaps until dawn. Sometimes...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  8. Mad Men, Week 5: That Familiar Draperian Crossroads

    Molly Lambert

    "Sky pilot, how high can you fly? You'll never, never, never reach the sky." —Eric Burdon & the Animals ("Sky Pilot," spring of 1968) I know it can be annoying to see GIFs loop during a post, but it's impossible to get tired of watching Pet...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  9. The Frozen Diamond's Hidden Gem

    Katie Baker

    Their helmets are simple: silver, and bisected front-to-back by a black-and-white-framed scarlet stripe. It's a scheme that has become eminently recognizable ever since it was debuted in 1968 for the football team at, as the cadence goes, THE Ohio St...

    Blog | January 13, 2012