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  1. Great Leap Forward: The Best Show on Television, ‘The Ameri...

    Andy Greenwald

    The Cold War was waged not with bullets and bombs but with escalation and bluster. Every action taken by the Soviet Union - diplomatic, militaristic, or otherwise - was met with an often disproportionate reaction from the United S...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  2. ‘Serial’ Season 2: Funkmaster Flex and the Curious Ca...

    Rembert Browne

    Tell Flex to drop a bomb on it, indeed. One-hundred-and-four times in eight minutes and 18 seconds. Last night, on New York's Hot 97, DJ Funkmaster Flex spent a portion of his show getting some things off his chest. Things about...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  3. Is Floyd Mayweather a Harry Potter Fan?

    Andrew Sharp

    The origins of the ongoing Floyd Mayweather-50 Cent beef are too convoluted to retrace here. All you need to know is that Floyd was taking shots again this week, and this morning 50 Cent responded with bombs. Because while we can all debate...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. The Minor Miracle of John le Carré’s ‘A Most W...

    Chris Ryan

    My favorite line from any John le Carre novel (at the moment, at least; it changes all the time) is from Little Drummer Girl: "Somewhere in every bomb explosion there is a miracle." He was writing about an investigation int...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  5. Gods and Monsters: Why Godzilla Is Still King

    Claire L. Evans

    Relatively speaking, Godzilla started small. When the king of all monsters first emerged from the sea, nine years after the bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the tallest buildings in pre-industrial Tokyo just about flanked his shoulders. In th...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  6. Summer Movie Preview: Staff Picks, Pans, and Predictions

    Grantland Staff

    At approximately midnight on May 2, the 2014 summer movie season will, for all intents and purposes, commence - with a big-budget sequel, as is the tradition by now. After that, we've got four months of blockbusters, bombs, and hid...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  7. WWE got crazy on the eve of the 'TLC' pay-per-view, and it was gl...

    The Masked Man

    WWE got crazy on the eve of the TLC pay-per-view, and it was glorious.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  8. Tom Cruise Wants to Make El Presidente With Jack Nicholson

    Zach Dionne

    Just more than 20 years after A Few Good Men dropped you-can't-handle-the-truth bombs all over the place, costars Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson might make El Presidente. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the script's about "a straight-arrow Secret...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  9. Wu&A: The RZA on Enter the Wu-Tang 20 Years Later and Who's Holdi...

    Amos Barshad

    Twenty years ago this Saturday, an atomic bomb was dropped. The Wu-Tang Clan released Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), launching one of the greatest empires in the history of music and forever pushing the axis of hip-hop toward a stranger, darker, an...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  10. Breaking Bad Series Finale After-Party: Machine Guns, Badfinger, ...

    Grantland Staff

    The Machine Gun in the Trunk Mark Lisanti: On a series that often hinged on a former high school teacher's ability to fabricate tiny crystal-bombs, convert an evil invalid's wheelchair into a rolling IED soundtracked by a tinkling bell, and improvi...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  11. Afternoon Links: Here's the Most Essential 45 Seconds of The Grea...

    Tess Lynch

    Many of The Great Gatsby's reviews called it out on its overuse of a certain phrase. Indiewire compared the "old sport" bombs to "when Jeremy Renner couldn't stop saying 'chems' in The Bourne Legacy," and that's not a compliment. Exactly how many tim...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  12. Derek Jeter's Diary: Quidditch Goals and Golden Homer Bombs

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Wednesday, August 21: vs. Toronto Blue Jays 4,000 hits. Any way you look at...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  13. Why the VMAs Is the Perfect Awards Show

    Carles

    I hate every awards show except the MTV Video Music Awards. The Oscars, the Emmys, the Grammys, the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, and all of the other fringe awards shows have it all wrong by pretending like their stupid trophies mat...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  14. Breaking Bad, Season 5, Episode 9 Recap: The Endgame Begins With ...

    Andy Greenwald

    Breaking Bad is chiefly about mortality. Every single event from the past five seasons occurred not because of Walter White's life but because of his imminent death. The cancer diagnosis in the pilot was like a pipe bomb on a train track: It was viol...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  15. Songs of the Week: The Wonder Years, Crash of Rhinos, and the Civ...

    Steven Hyden

    The Dangerous Summer, "Catholic Girls" So, I guess kids who bought How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb and Separation Sunday in high school are now writing songs that I like. The lyrics to "Catholic Girls" are indecipherable — as far as I can te...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  16. Jonah Keri ranks the MLB teams

    Jonah Keri

    While the standings may not say it right now, the Miami Marlins, thanks to a crop of elite prospects, have one of the brightest futures in the league.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2013