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  1. '12 Years a Slave,' 'Her,' and the suddenly hot Oscar race

    Mark Harris

    Is Her really a contender? Is 12 Years a Slave in trouble? Answers to this and more in the wake of the first batch of critics' awards.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  2. What a Difference a Day Makes in the LCS

    Jonah Keri

    Kicking the Momentum Fairy in the ass, the Dodgers and Tigers shrugged off tough losses, hoisting themselves back into their respective series with convincing wins Wednesday. Here's what went down. The Dodgers showed that spending a quarter-bi...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  3. Ten Works Stephen King Could Revisit for Sequels While Still Movi...

    Zach Dionne

    On the screen, Stephen King is the guy who writes guilty-pleasure pulp that spawns lifeless, seven-installment, direct-to-video franchises. On the shelf, King's creative output glitters with originality and a constant sense of momentum. Prior to the ...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  4. Nomentum in Sports, Part 2

    Bill Barnwell

    Yesterday, I took a look at some of the possible indicators of momentum in sports and found that there was scant statistical evidence of momentum existing in any meaningful way. Today, I'm going to finish up by talking about some of the logic holes i...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Bill Barnwell on the theory of momentum in football

    Bill Barnwell

    It's time to put to rest the ridiculous notion that momentum exists (and matters) in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  6. Can UCLA keep the momentum going?

    Holly Anderson

    Previously: Red Team! Now playing: Blue Team!

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  7. Arrested Development Slow-Binge Recap: Season 4 Finale: 'Blockhea...

    Ana Marie Cox

    The momentum that kept the last couple of episodes clicking along like an eerily precise percussion instrument continues with "Blockheads." Indeed, the episode moves so merrily forward that it continues (as usual) past the credits and presumably righ...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  8. Bill Barnwell asks whether a hot streak carries over to the next ...

    Bill Barnwell

    Does getting hot at the end of one season carry over to the next?

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  9. The Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks, and Round 2 of the NHL...

    Katie Baker

    The Detroit Red Wings have taken the series lead against the Chicago Blackhawks. Can they keep this up?

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2013
  10. Men in Blazers: Special Guest Herculez Gomez

    Men in Blazers

    The unpredictable predictably happened again over the weekend. Manchester United marched on ever closer to its 20th league title, Everton came back to life against Manchester City, and Liverpool's momentum came to a grinding halt thanks to surprising...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  11. The Walking Dead Season 3, Episode 6: 'Hounded'

    Andy Greenwald

    I have to admit, it was almost a relief to see The Walking Dead return to its stumbling, brainless ways last night. For those still scarred by a lost second season spent mucking around a barn, these past few episodes — all stabby momentum that ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  12. MLB Playoff Wrap: Giants Riding the Momentum

    Jonah Keri

    The San Francisco Giants have their hands full: They might have just lost their starting second baseman, and after Game 3 of the NLCS, their starting rotation becomes a total mystery. But that doesn't matter today, because they are heading back to St...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  13. B.S. Report: Celtics Play-by-Play Announcer Sean Grande and JackO...

    Bill Simmons

    We're on a B.S. Report binge! After Thursday's two-parter with Bill Barnwell and Joe House, I kept the momentum going on Friday morning — with Game 7 of the Celtics-Sixers series looming, I grabbed my friend Sean Grande (Boston's radio play-by-...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  14. The Sixers Run a Lob for Lou

    Sebastian Pruiti

    On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia 76ers started pulling away from the Chicago Bulls with a 12-point lead at the end of the third quarter. With one minute left, the Sixers wanted to close the period strong, building on their lead and their momentum. ...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  15. The Corrections' Highbrow Supergroup Gets Rejected By HBO

    Amos Barshad

    This should heal some wounds for a nation of aggrieved, turned-away television writers: Even Jonathan Franzen can't get on the air. Against all outward signs of momentum, HBO has decided not to put in a series order for The Corrections, the adaptatio...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  16. This Week's Top Ten Dance Songs ... IN BELGIUM!

    Molly Lambert

    1. Skrillex, "Bangarang (ft. Sirah)" Way to concisely explain the appeal of Skrillex, YouTube user "haddip." Bangarang indeed. Grade: A- Best YouTube Comment: "is dubstep a dance" - jong lee 2. Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike & Regi, "Momentum (Rad...

    Blog | April 10, 2012