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  1. Democracy Now: What a Weird Week in Baseball News-Breaking Taught...

    Ben Lindbergh

    At noon Eastern on Monday, Peter Gammons reported that the Blue Jays had signed free agent Russell Martin, ending a period of intense speculation about the coveted catcher's destination. At 12:05, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman t...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  2. Le’Veon Bell Is a Star, and Sometimes the Offseason Actuall...

    Jason Bailey

    For about one hour last July, NFL social media was captivated by reports that then-rookie running back Eddie Lacy had eaten one too many Gilbert Burgers since arriving in Green Bay. Although the Lacy hubbub turned out to be nothing but an op...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  3. Rihanna Just Took on CBS and the NFL ... and Won

    Molly Lambert

    One of the best things about Rihanna as a celebrity is that she actually uses social media to make statements, not just as a corporate launchpad for promotion of her brand. Her Twitter feed is a seemingly uncensored record of her actual thoughts. And...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  4. Maggie Gyllenhaal's 'The Honorable Woman' Is a Pol...

    Andy Greenwald

    That the world isn't easily divided into a binary -- good/bad, black/white, RT/Fav -- should be obvious. And yet a glance at social media over the last few tumultuous weeks suggested otherwise. As the Israeli campaign in Gaza intensified, so, to...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  5. Claws for Concern? Florida State Captain Nabs Nefarious Catch

    Holly Anderson

    In certain parts of the country, like Florida and Georgia, something like 20 percent of a given user's social media intake on any particular day is composed of material concerning the Publix chain of supermarkets, specifically praise for it...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  6. Reimagining ‘The Truman Show’ for Our Current-Day Del...

    Tess Lynch

    Throughout our lives, we experience moments of isolation, paranoia, and the certainty that some things -- our professional abilities, our social interactions and relationships, the content of the news -- are fraudulent. The pendulum of solipsism neve...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  7. Q&A: EMA on Oculus Rift, Sci-Fi Punk, and Social Media Dystop...

    Devon Maloney

    It's not uncommon for albums to take on a life of their own once they've been put out into the world, but for Erika M. Anderson, better known by the moniker EMA, the events that have come to define her sophomore record, The Future's V...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  8. Watch a One-McConaughey Oral History on the Origin of ‘All ...

    Mark Lisanti

    The Internet demands a single thing of you today, and it will barrage you with reminders on every social media platform until you comply: that you watch the newly Oscared Matthew McConaughey explain how he came to say the words "All right, all r...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  9. About That Idris Elba Tweet This Weekend

    Rembert Browne

    This happened over the weekend and no one cared and it didn't matter. My Bow makes my dick hard every time I smile...is that normal? pic.twitter.com/AI6k9TOGmu- Idris Elba (@idriselba) January 5, 2014 Idris Elba, in case you don't know,...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  10. My Social Media Victory of the Year: Hip-Hop Hashtags

    David Jacoby

    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 19, 2013
  11. Elan vs. Diane: Missing Manners in the Latest Viral Twitter Hoax

    Tess Lynch

    Lately, we've been really digging Twitter-feed field reporting. Remember when Kyle Ayers documented a couple breaking up on his rooftop? As concerned as we are over the NSA, we can't help but spy on each other whenever we're commingling in public pla...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  12. Brian Holloway's House

    Jay Caspian Kang

    An NFL player's empty home. A massive teenage party. A tailor-made story of social-media shaming and a former star wronged. Until you dig deeper, that is.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  13. Damon Lindelof Quit Twitter! (Or DID He?) (Yes. Yes He Did.)

    Alex Pappademas

    Damon Lindelof no longer exists! Not on Twitter, anyway. On Monday afternoon, the Lost co-showrunner, screenwriter, and longtime social-media gadfly/punching bag tweeted one last joke - the cut-to-black-on-Tony-eating-onion-rings-ish sentence f...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  14. Literary Parkour: @Horse_ebooks, Jonathan Franzen, and the Rise o...

    Alena Smith

    When it was revealed a couple of weeks ago that the heavily followed "spambot" Twitter account @horse_ebooks was, in fact, not an algorithmically generated series of random word-strings, but the consciously crafted work of two net-based performance a...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  15. The album doctor has prescriptions for Jay Z, Adele, Radiohead, a...

    Steven Hyden

    Eight prescriptions for better records from creatively ailing artists.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  16. Prince Continues to Own Twitter, Releases Magical Chappelle Panca...

    Mark Lisanti

    You know what's too easy for Prince? Twitter's too easy for Prince. He's been on there, what, like six days? Within three tweets, he was phonetically saladgramming. Then while we were still trying to figure how much pepper is 2 much pepper, he took i...

    Blog | August 19, 2013