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  1. The Sports Guy’s Week 2 NFL Picks

    Bill Simmons

    If you missed last night's Goodell-Must-Go bag, click here. Before we make Week 2 picks, allow me to congratulate myself for writing a Week 1 picks column called "The Year of the Dog," imploring everyone to ride the unde...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. The End of an 'Empire': HBO's Onetime Hope for the...

    Andy Greenwald

    "Year in, year out: different dogs, same fucking bone." It's Nucky Thompson who says these words, early in the fifth season of Boardwalk Empire, but it's not hard to imagine an HBO subscriber expressing something similar. Since pr...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  3. Triangle All-Stars: Bo, Jack, and the College Football Kings of O...

    Grantland Staff

    The 2014 college football season is finally here! Are you excited? We're excited! We've been counting down the dog days with a steady stream of preview content, and now, at long last, it's time to usher in the new campaign the best wa...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  4. The Timberwolves Introduce Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to ...

    Steve McPherson

    This is how you launch one of the youngest and most athletic teams in Minnesota Timberwolves history: directly into the yawning Technicolor maw of Middle America, festooned in cardboard Oink Booth crowns, coated in cornmeal batter, and deep-fried, a...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  5. The 2014 Miami Marlins: The Dog That Didn't Bark

    Michael Baumann

    The 2014 season didn't have to be a moral victory for the Miami Marlins. To a certain extent, it still doesn't: The Marlins have quietly gone 19-12 since the All-Star break and sit 2.5 games out of the second NL wild-card spot. Ma...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Small(er) Movies Roundup: 'Frank,' 'The Giver,...

    Wesley Morris

    Because not even the worst movie here is worse than Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Expendables 3. Just appalling. A family of Mumbai asylum seekers settle in a French village. They open their funky soul-food restaurant right across the road from...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  8. The NHL's Explosive '80s

    Sean McIndoe

    One thing we occasionally like to do in this space, especially during the late summer dog days when nothing else is happening, is leaf through the pages of the NHL record book. While many of you who read these posts are hockey diehards with decades o...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  9. Quentin Tarantino Was a PA on Dolph Lundgren's Exercise Tape...

    Amos Barshad

    Tonight on El Rey, on the new episode of The Director's Chair, Quentin Tarantino is interviewed at length by his pal and collaborator Robert Rodriguez, and we learn some nuances of the man's craft. This is only Volume 1 of the intervie...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  10. Could ‘The Last of Us’ Be the First Truly Great Video...

    Ben Lindbergh

    On almost every occasion that video games and movies have come together in the four decades since the first video-game version of a major motion picture, the result has been a crime against culture. Experienced gamers know that, with a few exceptions...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  11. The First 'Mockingjay' Teaser Is Here, and Can You Even...

    Zach Dionne

    The first in an infinite string of promotional materials for November 21's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1 arrived today. It's more or less a prolonged subtweet from President Snow, the very intimidating father of Ja...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  12. A Very Special, Unauthorized 'Saved by the Bell' Tell-A...

    Zach Dionne

    Lifetime's having a big couple of weeks, announcing a Whitney Houston biopic, an Aaliyah movie, and now The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story. The project follows the 2009 tell-all Behind the Bell, in which Dustin Diamond wrote that &quo...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  13. ‘Watch Dogs’: Hack Your Way Through a Surprisingly Jo...

    netw3rk

    The development of the third-person gaming genre is notable for being the absolute outer edge of human storytelling technique. It's a medium that, at its best, blurs the line between a player's free will and the playable...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  14. Shark Week vs. Sharknado Week: Who Will Win the Coming Shark Wars...

    Tess Lynch

    Statistically, sharks are nowhere near the deadliest animals on earth. That honor goes to the mosquito, an insect that claims 725,000 lives a year. The next deadliest creature to humans is ourselves, followed by snakes, dogs, tsetse flies, assassin b...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  15. Fox Is Developing the (Perhaps Inevitable) Boston Marathon Bombin...

    Zach Dionne

    Yup. Like 9/11 and Columbine before it, last year's bombing at the Boston Marathon is not immune to fast-turnaround dramatization. Rod Lurie, the writer/director behind The Last Castle, Straw Dogs, and Nothing But the Truth, is working with...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  16. Seth MacFarlane Has a ‘Back to the Future’ DeLorean, ...

    Amos Barshad

    Seth MacFarlane, as you may have noticed, is starring in a movie. Not his voice, attached to an anthropomorphic teddy bear or an anthropomorphic dog or an anthropomorphic alien - his actual face, and body, and hands, and toes, and...

    Blog | April 30, 2014