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  1. Grantland Exclusive! Matthew McConaughey's Emmy Acceptance S...

    Mark Lisanti

    From the moment HBO announced that it would submit its acclaimed cop saga True Detective in the Emmys' already ultracompetitive drama series categories, we knew a clash of the acting titans was looming. Jon Hamm. Bryan Cranston. Kevin Space...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  2. The Three Best Moments From Last Night's 'American Idol...

    Mark Lisanti

    Before we write any words about the American Idol finale, let's just get this out on the table: You don't care who won American Idol last night. It was Caleb Johnson. Who? you ask. Don't worry about it, we answer. You'll probably...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. The 'Point Break' Remake Has a New Bodhi, and It Is Not...

    Mark Lisanti

    Sometimes dreams end. Sometimes you wake with a start in the middle of the night, and no matter how hard you squeeze your eyes shut and try to pick up your place inside your dream world, the moment is gone forever. You're left with nothing but a...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  4. First Look: A Semi-Exhaustive Analysis of the New 'Batman vs...

    Mark Lisanti

    There is perhaps no more thrilling and important moment in our modern culture than the sudden revelation of a refreshed superhero costume, which calls us together in the virtual town square, nail-studded&a...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. Women Tell All: How to Destroy Your Bachelor on National Televisi...

    Mark Lisanti

    Close your eyes for just a moment. Closed? Good. Imagine that you are sitting in a candlelit television studio. You are surrounded by two dozen or so competitor-sisters who have also stumbled on the obstacle-strewn path to ForeverLove. The air is...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. My Unquenched Thirst of the Year: Claire Forlani's Mind-Melting D...

    Mark Lisanti

    Now more than ever, pop culture is about the small stuff — an obscure TV show, a few notes in a pop song, a tweet. To celebrate a year of micro moments, every day a new Grantland writer will highlight one specific thing — a Big Little Thi...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  7. Chasing Maverick: Archer Does Top Gun

    Mark Lisanti

    Everything you need to know about the incredible attention to detail in this Archer makeover of Kenny Loggins's "Danger Zone (Love Theme to Top Gun*)" is contained in the fleeting moment at 1:11, when Sterling/Maverick short-arms Cyril/Goose's dog ta...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  8. Grantland Photo Quiz: Why Is Vin Diesel So Deliriously Happy?

    Mark Lisanti

    Q: Why is Vin Diesel so happy? A: Because he's now living life one soon-to-be-tourist-befouled slab of the Hollywood Walk of Fame at a time! You've made him the luckiest former bouncer in the world, America. Please take a moment to celebrate ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  9. Exclusive Clip: Drunk History Tells the Booze-Soaked Tale of Patt...

    Mark Lisanti

    If you're unfamiliar with Comedy Central's new series Drunk History, here's a primer: A comedian gets incredibly drunk and tries to explain an important moment in history, while actors try to bring their sloshed lessons to life. There, now you're all...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  10. The New Man of Steel Trailer: How About 200 Percent More Threats ...

    Mark Lisanti

    We are just three weeks out from the premiere of Man of Steel, and, more importantly, the moment that Superman will launch himself into the upper reaches of the atmosphere, close his eyes, and listen to the millions of voices crying out from Earth's ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  11. The Nine Most Thrilling Wig Moments of Phil Spector

    Mark Lisanti

    We're going to be honest about this: We sat through David Mamet's Phil Spector last night for the hair and only for the hair. And so did you. (People who might argue, disingenuously, with this assertion: David Mamet fans, Al Pacino fans, blood-spatte...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  12. This Is What Happens If You Interrupt Louis C.K. to Compliment Hi...

    Mark Lisanti

    Seriously, though: Don't interrupt Louis C.K. to tell him his boots are sexy. Even if they're really sexy. It's not going to end well for you. [N.b.: This could get taken down at any moment. It worked when we posted it.] [h/t Gawker]...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  13. Oscar Travesties: a tournament to determine the worst Academy Awa...

    Mark Lisanti

    A tournament to determine the worst Academy Award moment in modern history.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  14. The Bachelor, Episode 7: Lessons on Sparkle Defense and Face Cont...

    Mark Lisanti

    "Ding dong. The witch is dead." — Sigmund Freud When there's a feeling of inevitability to a long-expected result, there's a tendency to simply accept it and move forward, and pass up a moment of reflection that could yield valuable insights...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  15. The Bachelor: Lessons From a Harlequin Romance Cover Shoot

    Mark Lisanti

    If you're open to the possibility that every waking moment is an exciting Learnportunity(TM) just waiting to be ingested by a knowledge-thirsty mind and converted into actionable information, the two hours you expend watching The Bachelor each wee...

    Blog | January 15, 2013
  16. Annals of Rejected Reality-Show Pitches: Monkeys, Drugs, and Pupp...

    Mark Lisanti

    There's a nugget buried deep within today's THR interview with Mike Darnell, the Fox reality-TV mastermind who brought us such civilization-ending classics as The Swan, Moment of Truth, and Let's See Which Fifth Grader Lasts Longest Wearing a Basket ...

    Blog | October 17, 2012