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  1. Knope Springs Eternal: ‘Parks and Rec’ Ends Its Brill...

    Andy Greenwald

    The arc of the American sitcom bends inward. Every great TV comedy, from M*A*S*H and The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Cheers and Seinfeld, is about a ragtag group of outsiders who find surprising solace and companionship inside a bubble of their...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. Yes, It’s Good: AMC’s Big ‘Better Call Saul&rsq...

    Andy Greenwald

    Better Call Saul, the long-gestating Breaking Bad spinoff, premieres this Sunday night on AMC. (A second episode will debut Monday.) No show in my tenure at Grantland has inspired so many readers to reach out with one straightforward question: Is it...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  3. Promise Keeper

    Michael Weinreb

    The old coach is watching football on television. Sometimes he goes to games in person, like the evening before, when he went to cheer on the nearby high school team that his son coaches. Sometimes he catches the games from his living room recliner,...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  4. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 5...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: In 2013, I didn't pull the trigger on this Fridge-hot dogs poster right away ...; and someone else grabbed it. That's been haunting me for the past 12 months. So...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  5. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 4...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: Bear Bryant's game-worn plaid jacket. (Rem - he's the guy who coached Forrest Gump.) RB: Duh, Bill. Because of Bear, Forrest got to meet JFK and then drink 15 free D...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 3...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 BS: That's a Prince concert program from the late '80s. I don't know if the look on Rem's face is shock, awe, respect, horror, affection ...; I just can't tell. ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  7. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    Bill Simmons: On the "My Favorite Annual Summer Traditions" scale, the National Sports Collectors Convention ranks somewhere between the Fourth of July and Sharknado for me. But after hitting four of the last five conventions and posting co...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  8. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 6...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Just when you think you've seen David Jacoby at his giddiest, he stumbles on a 21 Jump Street box and hugs it tight and vows to never let go, all with the Kool-Aidiest of smiles....

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  9. A Visit to the 2014 National Sports Collectors Convention, Part 2...

    Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

    PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 | PART 4 | PART 5 | PART 6 RB: Worst. Fraternity. Composite. Ever. BS: $2,450?? I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms. BS: I'm against man-made memorabilia in all forms ...; unless it's an...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  10. Cheer Up, Robin Thicke — You're No. 1 on THIS Chart

    Rembert Browne

    The Internet is a negative place. And no one is safe. Not even international superstar Robin Thicke. With the recent release of Paula, his magnum opus of marital oopsness, the Superhighway has had a feeding frenzy over t...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  11. Gary Oldman in ‘Playboy’: Cheers for Mel Gibson&rsquo...

    Amos Barshad

    If you only go so far as the intro in Playboy's new corker of an interview with the irascible Gary Oldman (soon to be seen in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which, side note, I haven't yet seen but is already my favorite movie of all time)...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  12. Stand up and Cheer for Hoosier: Kyle Schwarber Is About to Be on ...

    Michael Baumann

    Have you ever asked a question and, a fraction of a second into hearing the answer, felt like an idiot for failing to figure it out on your own? If you ask Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber which major league hitters he admires, that's how his...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  13. We Went There: Post-Clippers Game Dodgeball at Staples Center

    Eric Ducker

    Photo: Allison Knight A cheer went up in the makeshift holding pen behind Section 112 of Staples Center on a Saturday night. Jeff Teague had just blown his first free throw in the closing seconds of the Hawks' one-point loss to the Clipp...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  14. The Parenthood Cry of the Week: Three Cheers for Braverman Tears

    Juliet Litman

    Well, that was brutal. If the final act of last night's episode is any indication, Parenthood Season 5 has found its rhythm. In just a few minutes, there was an emotional barrage including a crying Amber, a despondent Adam, and a shattered Julia. Tha...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  15. Christian Bale and the Age of the Invisible Movie Star

    Sean Fennessey

    "What do you hope to do next?" "I don't know. I want to do another film. Definitely." What a nice young man. That is a 13-year-old Christian Bale talking with Gene Shalit in 1987, carving a career path with good cheer. In his first-ever te...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  16. David Blaine Will Try to Make Woody Allen, Stephen Hawking, and G...

    Zach Dionne

    I've never wondered if a magic trick could cheer Kanye up a little. I've debated zero friends on whether Woody Allen digs illusions. And now I can't think of anything else, because ABC has plans to air an hour-and-a-half special called David Blaine: ...

    Blog | October 03, 2013