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  1. Afternoon Links: Aaron Paul Still Rules, Probably Won't Ever Stop...

    Zach Dionne

    Aaron Paul has done a great many lovely things other than Breaking Bad. Once he walked out of his home to chat with fans; another time he just casually shared how much he'd love to star in The Dark Tower. He really went out of his way, though, the ti...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. Michelle Obama Responds to Kanye West's Recent Comments

    Rembert Browne

    Kanye West recently spoke to Ryan Seacrest about a number of things. Here's one of the things he said. There's no way Kim Kardashian shouldn't be on the cover of Vogue. She's like the most intriguing woman right now. She's got Barbara Walters call...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  3. This Week in Internet: Mike Ditka Sets Facebook on Fire and We Ca...

    Andrew Sharp

    The Internet is a big place, and it's important to stay current on all the ridiculous things that happen out there. Every Friday, we'll catch you up on what you might have missed. This week, we begin in Chicago. If you spend way too much time on t...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  4. An Open Letter to Sasha and Malia About Michelle Obama's Rap Albu...

    Rembert Browne

    Dear Sasha and Malia, I'm sorry. There's no way any of us could have predicted this. Blessed with two parents, you've been lucky. One is the president of the United States. And the other is a woman who, when placed alongside said president, occ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  5. President Obama's WHCD Pop Culture References: Best and Worst Cas...

    Rembert Browne

    There is an event that takes place in Washington, D.C., every year, traditionally the last Saturday of April, officially titled the White House Correspondents' Dinner and unfortunately hashtagged as #NerdProm. An observation: This event is not a p...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. About Last Night: The Dancing Has Begun

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wondering what living Nicolas Cage's life would feel like, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: The NCAA tournament got under way in Dayton as North Carolina A&T edged Liberty, 73-72. The win was a clear victory for...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. Is Dawn Richard's Goldenheart Already the Album of the Year?

    Steven Hyden

    "Steve, you guys in the press are incorrigible." When Barack Obama said that on 60 Minutes last Sunday, he was referring to the media jump-starting coverage of the 2016 presidential election not even a week after his inauguration. And he was directin...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  8. About Last Weekend: Novak's Threepeat

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy breaking the last of your New Year's resolutions, here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Novak Djokovic became the first man to win three consecutive Australian Open titles in the Open era, topping Andy Murray 6-7, ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  9. DIVAWATCH: Beyoncé vs. Kelly Clarkson at the Inauguration

    Jay Caspian Kang

    A sincere question: Did Beyonce invent Twitter? What spell has the Queen B cast into the hearts of millions of tweeters, whereby the pure chaos of social media only comes into harmony to praise every little thing she does? Last year, I finally forgav...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  10. Witnessing a painful Falcons playoff loss and President Barack Ob...

    Rembert Browne

    A perfect plan — for the Super Bowl and a presidential party — is perfectly spoiled.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  11. President Obama, Basketball Coach

    Grantland Channel

    President Obama explains how he became his daughter's de facto basketball coach....

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  12. Barack Obama Invites the '85 Bears to the White House

    Grantland Channel

    President Barack Obama explains how good it felt to have the 1985 Bears visit the White House after their championship and talks about how he beat Maya Moore at H.O.R.S.E....

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  13. Afternoon Links: Golden Globes Leftovers, Plus New Stuff From Wes...

    Tess Lynch

    Hey! The Golden Globes were pretty great, right? Well, not for everybody. Bret Easton Ellis tweet-grumbled throughout the ceremony, claiming that Jodie Foster "killed off her mother," was "drunk," and is a "three-year-old lesbian." Also: Silver Linin...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  14. McConaughey vs. Tatum 2012: Who Had the Better Year?

    Amos Barshad

    2012 was a good year for all kinds of people (e.g., Jeremy Lin, Christian Marclay, Lena Dunham, R.A. Dickey, Barack Obama, Trinidad James ...). But in the realm of White Male Actors (Who Wore a Thong In At Least One Movie Scene), two reigned supreme....

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  15. The Best B.S.: Nate Silver Explains How Analytics Affects Sports

    Grantland Channel

    Nate Silver explains how his use of analytics in sports influenced his study of political trends and how the use of sports analytics has changed the way the games are played....

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  16. B.S. Report: Nate Silver (Plus Video!)

    Bill Simmons

    Nate Silver talks to Bill Simmons about how politics compares to sports, the criticism he received this year, and how he spent Election Day. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to the PodCenter here....

    Blog | November 30, 2012