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  1. Sundance Diary, Days 1-4: Exploitation Blues

    Wesley Morris

    On Saturday evening at Park City's library theater, which can hold 486, an athletic-looking, well-preserved woman claimed six additional seats using whatever outerwear she had. With minutes to spare, an indifferent friend eventually arrived...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  2. Why Don’t Our Best Directors Make More Sequels?

    Kevin Lincoln

    Earlier this week, one of those fake-news websites that make Star look like N+1 got some shine when it claimed that a sequel to The Big Lebowski had been green-lit. The article attributed a (fake) quote to Ethan Coen about how "for years we...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  3. The 'Madden' Curse Comes to WWE

    The Masked Man

    Monday night, Raw opened with nefarious execs Triple H and Stephanie McMahon welcoming John Cena to the ring to commemorate his 15th WWE championship reign. Cena had claimed the belt in his trademark inevitable fashion by shrugging off the other seve...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  4. It's Going to Be Fine: An Honest (Really) Defense of Claimed...

    Holly Anderson

    Here's a thing we didn't know about a favorite term, often deployed with derision, for the annual college football title: The term "mythical national championship" actually dates back to 1921, a linguistic reme...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  5. The Week in Gossip: Ben Affleck Counts Cards, Priestly and Pitt&r...

    Last weekend, TMZ claimed that Ben Batman Affleck was banned the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas for card counting. If this sounds believable and vaguely familiar, it's because this is not Affleck's first gambling scandal. Back in 2011, tablo...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  6. Kelly Clarkson's Marriage Hits the Rocks ... and More Major Bumme...

    Molly Lambert

    Star Is Kelly Clarkson's Husband Cheating on Her While She's Pregnant? "Two women claimed they'd carried on affairs" with Kelly's new husband, Brandon Blackstock, in the past year. "While Brandon, 37, has disputed the cheating claims, sources clos...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  7. Mark Sanchez isn't getting any better, and the rest of the Week 4...

    Bill Barnwell

    The Jets demonstrate their bleak future under center, plus the rest of the Week 4 news.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  8. Fiona Apple Brings Her Texas Hash-Bust Saga to a Close

    Amos Barshad

    In our first installment, Fiona Apple got arrested for possession of hash in Texas, was freed on bail, then lashed out at her jailers in perfectly odd fashion: She claimed she had overheard some illegal shit go down, that she was filing all incrimina...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  9. Grantland Network: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    The English Premier League table is finally starting to take shape, and it's all looking rather familiar. Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, and Manchester City have all claimed the same Top 4 status they enjoyed from last year. And while it may ha...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  10. September Book Recommendations: This Is How You Lose Her, My Hear...

    Kevin Nguyen

    This Is How You Lose Her, by Junot Diaz In college, I had a creative writing professor who claimed Junot Diaz had read 100 short-story collections before he penned a single word of his first book of stories, Drown. That professor (or...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  11. Breaking down the numbers on the game's ground pounders

    Bill Barnwell

    Most years there's a clear-cut title holder, but this season it's up for grabs.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  12. What Do We Really Know About Ryan Braun?

    Jonah Keri

    We don't know what Ryan Braun did or didn't take.'s report says Braun tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, found to be from synthetic sources. That report claimed the results were owing to Braun taking a performance-e...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  13. Ease Up Tampa Haters, Their Schedule Has Been Historically Tough

    Bill Barnwell

    It's pretty fashionable to pick on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers right now. Their quarterback is delusional. Their fans aren't showing up to games. They actually claimed Albert Haynesworth off of waivers in the hopes that he would help their team. After s...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  14. Masked Man on R-Truth, the Miz, and WWE conspiracy theories at Ni...

    The Masked Man

    R-Truth and the Miz at Night of Champions.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  15. Hear Amy Winehouse's Final Recording

    Amos Barshad

    Since Amy Winehouse died on July 23, there hasn't been official word on the cause of death. Her father Mitch Winehouse, however, has been adamant that drug use had nothing to do with it: He's repeatedly claimed Winehouse had been clean for three year...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  16. Songs of the Week: Jay-Z and Kanye Try a Little Tenderness

    Chris Ryan

    1. Jay-Z and Kanye West, "Otis" This, the first "single" from Kanye and Jay's Watch The Throne (single in quotes because Hov claimed there would be no official single from the album), dropped Wednesday night on Funkmaster Flex's New York radio show ...

    Blog | July 22, 2011