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  1. About Last Night: Kings Reign

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were finally reaping the fruits of your decadeslong plan to coach a team to a Super Bowl title in order to get close enough to President Obama to ask him the questions the mainstream media is too afraid to ask, here are the top five stori...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. The 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner Awards, Starring...

    Amos Barshad

    The annual White House Correspondents' Dinner - a.k.a. "Nerd Prom" - went down in D.C. last night and gave us its usual range of cringe moments, minorly awkward bipartisan bonhomie, and straight-up room-erupting big laughs....

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  3. We Went There: President Obama Checks Out Denzel Washington and &...

    Amos Barshad

    On Friday night, Denzel Washington and the cast of the new Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun had a very special guest at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre: former NBA Inside Stuff host Ahmad Rashad! Oh, also: Ahmad's girlfriend, White House...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. Afternoon Links: When Walking Dead Bit Players Attack!

    Tess Lynch

    Actress Shannon Richardson (The Walking Dead) has been arrested on charges that she sent ricin-laced threats to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Richardson had initially contacted authorities to say that she'd found "suspicious m...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  5. President Obama's WHCD Pop Culture References: Best and Worst Cas...

    Rembert Browne

    There is an event that takes place in Washington, D.C., every year, traditionally the last Saturday of April, officially titled the White House Correspondents' Dinner and unfortunately hashtagged as #NerdProm. An observation: This event is not a p...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. Video: Who Would Get the Best Table at the Club?

    Grantland Channel

    Jalen Rose, Bill Simmons, and David Jacoby debate who would get the best table at a New York City nightclub: President Obama, Michael Jordan, Jay-Z, or LeBron....

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  7. Splash Recap: The Only Celebrity High-Diving Show Endorsed by Kar...

    Rembert Browne

    It's finally here. The ABC show of the late-winter/early-spring/St. Patrick's Day–to–Memorial Day corridor we've all been waiting on. SPLASH Rumored by some as a last-minute addition to President Obama's American Jobs Act, Splash is...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  8. Best B.S.: Bill Simmons and Arne Duncan

    Grantland Channel

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talks with Bill about President Obama's basketball game, Chicago hoops, and the future of America....

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  9. Rachael vs. Guy Celebrity Cook-Off Season 2, Episode 3: At the Dr...

    Max Silvestri

    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, friends and family. Today President Obama renewed his oath of office and began another four years in the White House, and here I am writing so many words about the second "term" (season) of Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  10. President Obama, Basketball Coach

    Grantland Channel

    President Obama explains how he became his daughter's de facto basketball coach....

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  11. Peter Jackson returns to Middle-earth with 'The Hobbit: An Unexpe...

    Zach Baron

    Peter Jackson's latest fantasy adventure goes on and on ... and on.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  12. Guess Which World Leader Likes The Newsroom?

    Amos Barshad

    The critics can't lay off the poor guy, but Aaron Sorkin has someone slightly more prominent in his corner. Monday night, at a Hollywood-dominated $35,800-a-pop fund-raising event at Harvey Weinstein's Connecticut home, President Obama singled out So...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  13. On CD Projekt's game 'The Witcher 2'

    Tom Bissell

    On The Witcher 2.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  14. White House Correspondents' Dinner: Obama References Kim Kardashi...

    Amos Barshad

    At this weekend's annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama stepped up to the podium and delivered a pretty entertaining 17 minutes of stand-up. He kicked things off with the classic "Wait, my mic was on?" gag, which slagged off both...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  15. Smacketology — A tournament to determine The Wire's greates...

    Alex Pappademas

    A tournament to determine The Wire's greatest character.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  16. B.S. Report Transcript: Barack Obama

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons: Welcome to the White House. Very proud to have the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, on the B.S. Report. This is your first podcast? President Barack Obama: This is — well, I used to have my own podcast...

    Blog | March 01, 2012