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  1. Black Gatsbys: Interracial Marriage, Black Social Climbing, and t...

    Dave Schilling

    In a secondhand quote from Hua Hsu's classic Atlantic essay, "The End of White America," Sean "Diddy" Combs is asked if he's read The Great Gatsby. His answer is a picture-perfect, self-aggrandizing "Diddyism&...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  2. Second Banana Semifinals Recap: You Have Betrayed Spock, and So Y...

    Dave Schilling

    My god, what have you done? Inexplicably, your votes helped Canada turn death into a fighting chance to live. In the process, you've eliminated a fictional character who has been and ever shall be ...; my friend. Look, I could go o...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  3. Morning Briefing: SportsCenter at camp!

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. FIRST PITCH: It's not only the first full-squad workout Thursday. SportsCenter visits Mets camp, with Karl Ravech, Curt Schilling and Buster Olney scheduled to be in Port St. Lucie to conduct interviews with key players and of...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  4. Lyon in Winter: Lucious Gives In and Gives Up on ‘Empire&rs...

    Dave Schilling

    This was bound to happen. If you don't know, you haven't been watching Empire at all. After 17 years of being forced to wear loose-fitting orange jumpsuits in prison, Cookie Lyon had sex last night. It just happened to be with her ex-husba...

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  5. ‘Do You Like Prince Movies?’ Podcast: Discussing &lsq...

    Wesley Morris and Alex Pappademas

    Processing the escalating craziness of Empire with special guest Dave Schilling. Plus: how Drake is like Morrissey and vice versa. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and check out our podcasts page....

    Blog | February 19, 2015
  6. Overrated, Underrated, or Properly Rated: The ‘Classic&rsqu...

    Dave Schilling

    Matthew Perry is missing a chunk of his right middle finger. Feel free to open a new tab and Google it. It's true. The tip of his finger was sliced off by a slamming door when he was a child. I don't know if it's because the directors ...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  7. Who Is the Least Interesting Character on ‘Empire’?

    Dave Schilling

    Shoehorned among all the splashy plot machinations (Cookie accidentally forgot to wear clothes to dinner! Hakeem is a misogynist in training! Jamal may have fathered a child with Raven-Symone!) on last night's clunky episode of Empir...

    Blog | February 12, 2015
  8. It’s Official: Marvel Gets to Borrow Spider-Man. Now What?

    Dave Schilling

    After years of sexual tension, shameless flirting, "will they or won't they" questions, salacious gossip, and Jamie Foxx in blue face paint, Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures finally took their relationship to the next level and departe...

    Blog | February 10, 2015
  9. The Opulent Majesty of Hakeem’s Music Video on Last Night&r...

    Dave Schilling

    In Episode 5 of Empire, titled "Dangerous Bonds," Hakeem Lyon (who, any time he holds a basketball, looks frighteningly like Swaggy P) stands at a crossroads in his burgeoning hip-hop career. He's just recorded a hot new single ca...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  10. Bragging Rights: ‘Police Academy’

    Dave Schilling

    Bragging Rights is a new Grantland series with a single goal: to determine which member of a cast, a team, a band, or a presidential cabinet is killing it the most, years later. Grantland writers will take turns giving their take on who has the bragg...

    Blog | February 04, 2015
  11. Difficult Women: The Debt Fox’s ‘Empire’ Owes t...

    Dave Schilling

    There was a time, not long ago, when American television was dominated by insanely rich, maniacal narcissists abusing their power for the edification of their own perverse egos. The prime-time soap opera genre - defined by the lavish exploi...

    Blog | January 30, 2015
  12. Tyrese, Green Lantern, and a Brief History of Thirsty Actors

    Dave Schilling

    There are many ways to get a job. Very few of them involve relentlessly Photoshopping yourself into your chosen career. If I wanted to be a Supreme Court justice, I'm certain that I wouldn't really move the needle by pasting my he...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  13. Boston Red Sox rotation not worried about who's No. 1

    Gordon Edes

    Members of the Red Sox's new-look rotation won't worry about who's No. 1.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
  14. Big Ten's Super Bowl XLIX connections

    Adam Rittenberg

    What a month for the Big Ten. It began with a better-than-expected result on New Year's Day, typically a gloomy afternoon for the league. Then Ohio State won the national championship, the Big Ten's first crown since the 2002 season. More good new...

    Blog | January 19, 2015
  15. Hall of Fame pitchers push for more to join them in Cooperstown

    Jerry Crasnick

    With five pitchers joining the Hall of Fame in the past two years, will more follow in the years ahead?

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  16. Do Curt Schilling's political views affect his Hall of Fame chanc...

    ESPNBoston.com

    Curt Schilling, who fell about 35 percentage points short of being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, suggested Wednesday that his total would have been higher if not for his vocal conservative political views. Appearing on Boston sports radio ...

    Blog | January 07, 2015