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  1. A Ripe Old Age: The Enduring Relatability of Loudon Wainwright II...

    Steven Hyden

    Because this is a story about Loudon Wainwright III and his new album, Haven't Got the Blues (Yet), it seems appropriate to begin by writing about myself. After all, Wainwright was oversharing on his albums years before Mark Zuckerberg was...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  2. Fall TV Preview, Part 1: Your Complete Comedy Rundown

    Andy Greenwald

    In nature, fall is a time when things begin to wither, fade, and die. But on television it's the reverse. No season is as outrageously, some might even say foolishly, optimistic as fall. It's when the broadcast networks unveil their shiny n...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  3. NFL Season Predictions, Part 1: The Cellar Dwellers

    Bill Barnwell

    The rosters have been pared down to 53 men, and with thousands of words of preamble out of the way, it's time to finish up the 2014 NFL Preview. As always, during this last week of boring before the NFL season finally begins, we break up the lea...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  4. The Summer Songs Canon: A Modern Songbook of Perennial Hot-Weathe...

    Grantland Staff

    Juliet Litman: The passing of summer is melancholy. September will surely bring some hot days, but the sun sets increasingly early, kids are back in school, Halloween candy floods the grocery store, and the radio stations begin plugging fall events....

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  5. When Narratives Collide: Michael Sam Meets Johnny Football

    Charles P. Pierce

    In this week's thrilling episode of When Narratives Collide, the ongoing story of two men struggling to be football players without being lost forever in the uncharted quadrants of Really Bad Journalism, we begin with about 11 minutes left...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  6. Notes From the Bottomless Pit: My 10 Minutes As a Competitive Eat...

    Danny Chau

    It's a little past 11:30 a.m., three hours before the 2014 Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship is set to begin, and all the eaters are huddled in a small, private dining room serving as a makeshift conference room. Miki Sudo, the...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  7. Freak Show and Tell: Every Solid Marriage-at-First-Sight Begins W...

    Tara Ariano

    Every week, television documentaries present us with so many unusual people, with so many strange and/or disturbing problems, you might find it hard to keep up with all of them. That's where I come in! Here's an unflinching look back at TV&...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  8. The Grantland NFL Podcast: 2014 AFC North Preview

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Barnwell and Mays get back on the horse and begin their preview of the 2014 NFL season with a look at the four teams in the AFC North. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and the...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  9. Five NFL Training Camp Battles That Could Decide a Playoff Spot

    Robert Mays

    For the best NFL teams, the top layer of depth charts is easy to figure out, for the most part. Good teams don't have many weak spots to begin with, and if there are any obvious holes as the offseason gets started, they'r...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  10. Small(er) Movie Roundup: 'Boyhood,' 'Deliver Us Fr...

    Wesley Morris

    As Richard Linklater's family drama makes its way around the country, the accompanying stories of its making will lure the curious - stories about the dozen years he, his crew, and cast devoted to shaping and shooting of...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  11. ‘24: Live Another Day’ Finale Recap: I’m Sorry,...

    Rembert Browne

    "Previously on 24" Chloe O'Brian (Jack's best friend), CHENG Zhi (Jack's worst enemy), Chief of Staff Mark Boudreau (Jack's unpaid intern), Audrey Boudreau (Jack's boo for life). Before we begin, never forg...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  12. Box Office by the Numbers: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes&#...

    Zach Dionne

    4: Sequels in this weekend's top five. $73 million: Domestic weekend total for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. In accordance with just about everybody's feelings that the sequel is better than the strong 2011 predecessor, Dawn signifi...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  13. Color Palettes and Cupcakes and So Much More! Let’s Talk Le...

    Matt Borcas

    Like all great stories in America, this begins with a shirtless personal trainer. Late last week, Cleveland's own Joshua Teplitz began reporting that LeBron James had decided to sign with the Cavaliers, and that it was only a matter of t...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  14. Let the NBA Trading Season Begin

    Zach Lowe

    This is what the NBA wanted in rejiggering the rules during the lockout of 2011 - shorter contracts, more teams hoarding cap space, and more players flying around the league into those acres of open space. League higher-ups call...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  15. Lost in Translation

    Andy Greenwald

    A better name for Damon Lindelof's new series would be Loss. Like his previous show, The Leftovers (which premieres this Sunday night on HBO at 10 p.m. ET) begins with an unexplainable, potentially supernatural incident: In the opening minu...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  16. 'Dumb and Dumber To' Trailer: Still the Opposite of Sma...

    Zach Dionne

    Today, the healing begins. We finally have a light to guide us away from 2003's Dumb and Dumberer prequel, the one that soiled the comedy universe and stole $26 million of America's money in the process. The one t...

    Blog | June 11, 2014