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  1. Hot Head? Mild Salsa! Exploring Manny Machado's Meh Foray In...

    Danny Chau

    Manny Machado celebrated his 22nd birthday the day after a situational television comedy called Seinfeld turned 25. Then, the day after that, Machado collected five hits against the Washington Nationals, a career high. These two sentences ar...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  2. Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: Rom-Coms, 'You're the Wor...

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable mo...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  3. The Moment Podcast: Brian Koppelman and Jake Kasdan

    Brian Koppelman

    Filmmaker Jake Kasdan (Sex Tape, Bad Teacher) on directing Freaks and Geeks, his love of comedy, and connecting to the legacy of his legendary father, Lawrence Kasdan. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to Grantland Pop Culture&...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  4. The Rom-Com Hall of Fame: Champions and Challengers

    Grantland Staff

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable mo...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  5. Where Were They Then? The Surprisingly Deep Bench of Rom-Com Supp...

    Tara Ariano

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable mo...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  6. B.S. Report: The Rom-Com Almost-Stars With Wesley Morris and Juli...

    Bill Simmons

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable mo...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  7. ‘The Hotwives of Orlando’: A Female Ensemble Comedy f...

    Molly Lambert

    How do you parody a series that already verges on self-parody? Hulu's new original scripted series The Hotwives of Orlando answers that question: You do it lovingly. Hotwives' creators, Dannah Phirman and...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  8. Blockbuster Talk: ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ Bodes Well for...

    Emily Yoshida and Rembert Browne

    This summer, two Grantlanders will gather to discuss the weekend's mega-franchise, counterprogramming comedy, or teen weepie to consider truth, spoilers (!), and the Hollywood way. This week: Emily Yoshid...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  9. When ‘Harry’ Met ‘Annie’

    Mark Harris

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally ...; in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predi...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  10. Know Your Rom-Coms: 6 Tropes of the Genre's Golden Age

    Juliet Litman

    It's been 25 years since the birth of the modern romantic comedy. Beginning with When Harry Met Sally... in 1989, the genre has become a launching pad for some actors and a refuge for others. In these movies we find predictable moments, heighten...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  11. Should You Watch? FX's New Comedies, ‘Married’ a...

    Andy Greenwald

    Tonight begining at 10 p.m., FX premieres two new sitcoms: Married and You're the Worst. Both are vulgar, openly contemptuous of romance, and feature casual cocaine use. But enough about the good parts. Should you, the harried consumer, tune in?...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  12. Sacha Baron Cohen brings Grimsby hooligans to the silver screen

    ESPN staff

    The Toe Poke

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  13. Mike Magee's Day Off

    ESPN staff

    The Toe Poke

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  14. Blockbuster Talk: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ &h...

    Alex Pappademas and Mark Lisanti

    This summer, two Grantlanders will gather to discuss the weekend's mega-franchise, counterprogramming comedy, or teen weepie to consider truth, spoilers (!), and the Hollywood way. This week: Alex Pappademas and M...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  15. Kyle Seager’s Ascent to Transcendence

    Michael Baumann

    There's a tired trope in romantic comedies: The leading man (or woman) bounces from dalliance to dalliance with a series of beautiful but ultimately disappointing people before eventually realizing that the steadfast best friend is his (or her) ...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  16. The Juliet Show: With Special Guest Nick Cannon!

    Juliet Litman

    Nick Cannon talks about the new season of Wild 'N Out, how he got into comedy, his favorite Woody Allen movies, and Mariah Carey. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and check ou...

    Blog | July 07, 2014