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  1. NL Wild-Card Preview: Giants vs. Pirates

    Jonah Keri

    The Pirates are back in the playoffs for the second straight year following a two-decade drought, while the Giants are going for their third World Series in the last five seasons. Both teams have the horses to make a deep playoff run, but only one wi...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  2. The Forever War: A History and Future Timeline of the Daryl Morey...

    Jason Concepcion

    See the Billionaire. He is tanned and thick, he wears a tight-fitting cotton-poly blend, shmedium shirt, a white horse in profile printed across the chest. He stokes the scullery fire and the stove grows hot. His folk come from the steel-mill towns o...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  3. How Sad Was George Harrison in 1974? A Multiple-Choice Quiz

    Steven Hyden

    The new boxed set The Apple Years collects the first six solo George Harrison albums, which is five more than I was familiar with going in. Like most people weaned on the Beatles during their teenage years, I knew and loved Harrison...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Q&A: Travi$ Scott on Horse Riding, Bonfires, and the Benefits...

    Amos Barshad

    It's generally a bad idea to defraud your parents. Every once in a while, though, it ends up being totally justified. Travi$ Scott was a sophomore at the University of Texas getting money from his mom for books and food when he first dipped...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  5. The Molly Diaries: Wes Welker’s Day at the Races

    Jason Concepcion

    "Christ, man ...; Jesus ...; you ever seen a horse like this before?" Wes Welker asked the stable boys, and they nodded, because indeed they had. Welker was sweating profusely and staring at a saddle perched on a...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  6. The Battle for the Best ‘SNL’ Cast Member, Day 5 Resu...

    Jason Concepcion

    The battlefield smolders under a blood-red sky choked with dust. From the grim tableau of broken samurai swords, dead horses, shocking upsets, mummified driving cats, the torn bodies of notable and forgettable repeating characters alike, and tiny sca...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  7. 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
  8. 2014 Preseason Heisman Watch: The Front-runners, Dark Horses, and...

    Matt Borcas

    The 2014 college football season is rapidly approaching. Are you excited? We're excited! We're also here to help you prep for the impending campaign with a steady stream of preview content. So check back daily (well, not on weeken...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  9. August Book Recommendations: American Dreams

    Kevin Nguyen

    Matthew Thomas's We Are Not Ourselves and Scott Cheshire's High As the Horses' Bridles are two impressive debut novels that deal with family and identity in America. And while they tackle these themes in very different w...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  10. The Grantland NFL Podcast: 2014 AFC North Preview

    Bill Barnwell and Robert Mays

    Barnwell and Mays get back on the horse and begin their preview of the 2014 NFL season with a look at the four teams in the AFC North. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTunes here and the...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  11. Truth in Pseudoscience: ‘Lucy’ and the Dream of Unlim...

    Claire L. Evans

    In the short story "Funes the Memorious," by the great Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges, a young man is thrown from a horse and, when he regains consciousness, discovers he has developed a prodigious memory. Ireneo Funes can remember and ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  12. The Lonesome, Crowded NL East

    Michael Baumann

    You could make the argument that none of Major League Baseball's six divisions is turning out the way we expected it to, and as long as it's taking the Dodgers and Cardinals to get on their horses, and as shocking as the Tigers&am...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  13. The Sport of Fools

    Charles P. Pierce

    All during the weeks of hype and nonsense attending this year's Belmont Stakes, there was some loose and hopeful talk about how an actual Triple Crown champion might reenergize a sport that has been accelerating into obsolescence for 30 yea...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  14. Watch Will Arnett As an Alcoholic Cartoon Horse for Netflix

    Zach Dionne

    Will Arnett, like H. Jon Benjamin, has the voice of an asshole. (Don't act like you never wanted to smack Gob Bluth or The Lego Movie's Batman or David Cross's boss on The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, lovable as e...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  15. On 'Elevator': Is Louis C.K. Secretly Giving ...

    Zach Dionne

    Louis C.K.'s skills as a comic and a TV guy are established and untarnished. You can still call him the greatest modern comedian without getting side-eyed. Louie, six episodes into its fourth season on FX, remains a genuine must-see. The&am...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  16. Lily Allen Was Offered a 'Game of Thrones' Role, But It...

    Zach Dionne

    Lily Allen, whose brother is evidently Theon Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, was originally asked to play Theon's warrior sister, Yara. "I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit,&qu...

    Blog | May 14, 2014