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  1. Skip It, Watch It, or Binge It? Netflix’s ‘BoJack Hor...

    Zach Dionne

    BoJack Horseman is a raunchy cartoon about a humanoid horse, voiced by Will Arnett, who starred on a dumb hit sitcom called Horsin' Around 18 years before the series takes place. Created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg, BoJack is Netflix's first di...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. 2014 College Football Preview: The SEC

    Holly Anderson

    With the 2014 college football campaign looming and the preseason in full swing, let's take one last whip around the FBS to top off our talking points, shall we? First up: The SEC, where the seven-year national championship streak is broken...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  3. Master P, His Wife, and the First Time I Saw Cocaine

    Shea Serrano

    The very first time I saw cocaine in real true life was in the summer of 1996. I had just turned 15 years old. And, were I to take an broad view of the situation, it was because of Master P. There was a news item the other day th...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. NBA Playoffs Overnight: Too Close

    netw3rk, Danny Chau and Robert Mays

    (GIFs by Jason Gallagher) netw3rk: Kevin Durant stood at the foul line preparing to take his second free throw. His first shot had already splashed true, pulling the Thunder to within one point of the Grizzlies, 100-99, with 27.5 second...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  5. Make-or-Break NBA Playoffs Weekend

    Zach Lowe

    We have a monster weekend of games in what has become a shockingly unpredictable and wild first round. Let's take a quick spin around each series, focusing on some of the key questions - starting with the most intriguing series....

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  6. At Least the Knicks Won the Regular-Season Championship Belt


    On Wednesday night, the New York Knicks defeated the Toronto Raptors to take sole and final possession of the Regular-Season Championship Belt. It is the team's first championship in 41 years, not counting their decadelong run of u...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  7. Malcolm Young Is Ailing, But AC/DC Still Lives

    Amos Barshad

    Just days after the troubling "AC/DC is over" rumor first sprung up, it's been put to bed. It turns out, sadly, that Malcolm Young is indeed suffering from poor health, and will need to take a break. But the band has let it be known th...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Grantland Audibles: USC's Marqise Lee

    Grantland Network

    Welcome to the first edition of Grantland Audibles, a podcast for those TL;DR folks who enjoy Grantland's content but don't have the time, energy, or willpower to sift through our thousands of written words. This is where we'll take select features f...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  9. Freak Show & Tell: Lasagna in a Dishwasher? Lasagna in a Dishwash...

    Tara Ariano

    Extreme Cheapskates (TLC) Who Is This Now? Stephanie. Why Are We Watching Her? She is astonishingly frugal. How Did She Get Here? We never find out what made her so cheap in the first place, but based on the delight she takes in depriving her ...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  10. Pusha T Defeats the Delay Demons, Delivers One of the Year's Best...

    Steven Hyden

    On Tuesday, Pusha T will release his first proper solo album, My Name Is My Name. I write this with a reasonable expectation that the record will actually be out tomorrow, though you can never take release dates for granted when it comes to anything ...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  11. The Weekend in Hockey: Three Games in, Philly Makes a Change

    Sean McIndoe

    A look at three of the biggest stories from the NHL weekend and how they'll play into the coming days. It's always funny in Philadelphia Well, that didn't take long. Less than one full week into the season, we have our first coaching casualty: Fl...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  12. NFL by the Numbers: First-Quarter Edition

    Bill Barnwell

    In going with the theme of yesterday's quarter-season NFL awards, the space between Week 4 and Week 5 represents the first good opportunity to take some measure of the numbers that teams are putting up and the ways they're doing so. In some cases, te...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  13. The Emmy Nominations: Netflix Takes Its First Bow While the Usual...

    Andy Greenwald

    Kate Mara was a no-show for the Emmy announcements this morning, broadcast as they have been since time immemorial from the steerage class mess hall on Les Moonves's war yacht. Airplane trouble was to blame — the actress was reporting a story f...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  14. Songs of the Week: Justin Timberlake Fights for Rights, Robin Thi...

    Amos Barshad

    Justin Timberlake, "Take Back the Night" Just when you thought JT couldn't get any more lady-friendly, the dapper young man goes ahead and lifts the name for his new single — as in, the first one off his quickie-follow-up The 20/20 Experie...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  15. The Improbable Toronto Blue Jays

    Michael Baumann

    One of the dangers of writing about sports is that it's easy to conflate "impossible" with "improbable." It's a necessary risk to take in many cases: On May 4, the Blue Jays were 10-21, 10.5 games out of first place, with a run differential close...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  16. Afternoon Links: Do Androids Dream of Hacky Rape Jokes?

    Tess Lynch

    Data, the first robot comic, isn't out to take over the lucrative human comedy game (the 2 drink minimum messes with his circuitry). His programmer's goal in creating him was to bring us one step closer to a future in which "we can have a companion r...

    Blog | June 04, 2013