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  1. Thought Experiment: What If ‘The Expendables 3’ Ignit...

    Shea Serrano

    Wesley Snipes, former big-name movie star, is mostly a nonfactor today. That's a shame. But it is not a static reality. And we are all, if you squint just a bit, standing at the precipice of change. A bit of backstory: Per his IMDb page,...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. Now 'Voyager': Jenny Lewis's Confident Comeback

    Steven Hyden

    On her excellent 2006 solo debut Rabbit Fur Coat, Jenny Lewis covered Traveling Wilburys' "Handle With Care" with three other defining figures of '00s indie singer-songwriterdom: Conor Oberst, Ben Gibbard, and...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. Tina, Amy, and the Female F-ckup: A Filmography

    Molly Lambert

    Throughout the history of comedy, there has been an overblown focus on men behaving badly. Try to imagine a female version of Adam Sandler's perennial idiot boy, and I don't just mean Sandler in his Jack & Jill drag. Even in m...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  4. Small(er) Movie Roundup: Total Sleazebag Edition

    Wesley Morris

    Dom Hemingway, directed by Richard Shepard With the Matthew McConaughey redemption cycle complete, professional rooters will be looking for a new, fully rehabbed Hollywood comeback. Jude Law makes a good candidate. True, "The Lawnaissnan...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  5. ‘The Comeback’ Might Be Coming Back to HBO, More Rele...

    Tess Lynch

    When The Comeback debuted in June 2005, the New York Times called it "the saddest comedy on television," and they were right. The show aired for a single season before it was canceled, probably mostly because watching it was such a punishin...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  6. Cheap Heat Podcast: CM Punk’s Non-Comeback

    Peter Rosenberg and The Masked Man

    The guys talk about the non-comeback of CM Punk, how to be a lousy live crowd, and the pro wrestler who became a gigolo. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. Week 15 Fantasy Football Preview: Don't Call It a Comeback

    Matt Borcas

    Congratulations! If you're reading this, you've very likely advanced to your fantasy league's semifinals. I'm sure this is a grueling, stressful time for you, but don't forget to cherish the moment. While most of your fellow owners are already knee-d...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  8. Bill Barnwell on Week 12 in the NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    What really made Broncos-Patriots an OT thriller? Plus, the rest of the notable news from Week 12.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  9. About Last Night: The Comeback Colts

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were rocking a CFL jersey in court, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts once again used their comeback magic to eke out a 30-27 win over the Tennessee Titans. "Wow, we were pretty fort...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  10. Attention, Robin Thicke: Lily Allen Has a New Song and Video

    Emily Yoshida

    With today's official release of Lady Gaga's tepidly received Artpop and the generally disappointing feeling of having opened all our presents and not gotten what we really wanted, Lily Allen has come to the rescue with her comeback single, "Hard Out...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  11. Is Bill Cosby Ready for a Comeback? Is the World Ready for Bill C...

    Zach Dionne

    It looks like no one's readier for the Bill Cosby revival than 76-year-old Bill Cosby. After a decade that only really yielded the divisive pound cake speech and a brilliant Late Night With Jimmy Fallon appearance, Doc Huxtable's readying his first t...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  12. About Last Weekend: The Comeback Kids

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to solve the Heat's chemistry issues using stoichiometry, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: It was a weekend of big comebacks in the NFL as contenders Seattle and Indianapolis mounted stunning symmetrica...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  13. Vegas Weekend Recap: How Times Have Changed

    RJ Bell

    The sports world was buzzing on Sunday after the Lions' last-second comeback win against the Cowboys. The final touchdown didn't affect the point spread, since Dallas was a 3-point underdog and lost by only one. A decade ago, that would have meant th...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  14. Jimmy Connors in 1991: The Sound and the Fury and the Startling C...

    Brian Koppelman

    It was like a Springsteen song in tennis whites. I first met my best friend and writing/directing partner, David Levien, in 1982, during the summer between my sophomore and junior years of high school. This was also the summer I began working at t...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  15. Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picks

    Bill Simmons

    The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  16. Jonah Keri on the League Championship Series

    Jonah Keri

    Lights-out pitching and late-inning drama set the stage for another memorable week in the MLB playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013