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  1. B.S. Report: Reflecting Upon Robin Williams With Chris Connelly

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up Chris Connelly to share enjoyable moments of Robin Williams's career and reflect upon his legacy as an entertainer. Listen to the podcast here. Click here for more of Grantland's tribute to Robin Williams....

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. Farewell, Fennec Foxes: A Tribute to Algeria

    Mike L. Goodman

    There's always the temptation to romanticize Cinderella when her story eventually ends. Lots of kind words get written and said about effort, and heart, and determination. The unlikeliness of her accomplishment outweighs the accomplishment...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. Group B Is a Blockbuster: A Tribute to the Netherlands, Chile, Sp...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Group B is over. There's still one more round of games to play, but we already know who's going through and who's going home. Usually that would be a bad thing. Usually a group decided early means no drama. Two good team...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  4. Cheap Heat Podcast: Randy Savage, Owen Hart, and ‘Payback&r...

    The Masked Man and Peter Rosenberg

    The guys pay tribute to "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Owen Hart, listen to Wale's wrestling track, and pay as little attention to Payback as possible. Listen to this podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes, and ch...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  5. Do You Like Prince Movies? Podcast: ‘Noah’ and &lsquo...

    Alex Pappademas and Wesley Morris

    Alex and Wesley discuss the humanist fundamentalism of Noah and the antihuman House of Cards. Plus: a tribute to the late house-music pioneer Frankie Knuckles. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network&...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. Empire Dylanesque

    Steven Hyden

    I'd like to talk about a new Bob Dylan tribute album that's out today called Bob Dylan in the '80s: Volume One, in the hope that I can make some sense out of it. As the title plainly states, Bob Dylan in the '8...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  7. Rethinking R. Kelly: A Fan's Second Thoughts

    Rembert Browne

    These are some pieces I've written for Grantland about R. Kelly: "R. Kelly Is Coming Back ... Again" — March 21, 2012 "Trapped in the Closet Is 'Forever,' Starting Today" — October 17, 2012 "Listen to R. Kelly's Tribute to the Kids o...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  8. Vin Diesel, the Rock, RZA, and More Pay Tribute to Paul Walker; F...

    Amos Barshad

    Vin Diesel, the costar most closely identified with Walker, has paid tribute both online and in person. On his highly active Facebook page, Diesel writes a note to Walker, addressing him both by a nickname and by the name of his Fast & Furious charac...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  9. Afternoon Links: SNLs Wes Anderson Parody Was Quite the Gambit

    Zach Dionne

    Don't even tell me you didn't catch SNL's immaculately detailed Wes Anderson tribute/homage, The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders. (It happened on Ed Norton's episode a couple Saturdays ago, and it's embedded again here for the uninitiated.) De...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  10. Dancing With the Stars Does Game of Thrones: A Ballroom Dance Wit...

    Mark Lisanti

    We suppose we're all expected to shit the green wildfire of excitement because Dancing With the Stars decided to do a Game of Thrones tribute last night. But why couldn't Khaleesi Smirnoff be bothered to go blonde instead of insulting the Mother of D...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  11. The Music World Remembers Elliott Smith, 10 Years Later

    Amos Barshad

    Elliott Smith died October 21, 2003 — 10 years ago today. All day, various outlets have celebrated his life and music — which, it seems simultaneously unnecessary and diminishing to say, meant so much to so many people. Below, we've pulle...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  12. The World Will Never Stop Paying Tribute to Arturo Gatti and Mick...

    Eric Raskin

    Provided clinch-happy heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko isn't involved, it's rare that the lasting image from a boxing match is that of a hug. But a hug is precisely what I picture when the subject of the third and final fight between Arturo Gatti...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  13. Ryan Murphy, TV's Most Low-Attention-Span Producer, Sets an End D...

    Molly Lambert

    Coming off of its tear-jerking tribute episode to deceased lead actor Cory Monteith, Ryan Murphy announced this week that Glee’s next season will be its last. Its current fifth season has been a rebuilding year, shuffling out several original c...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  14. Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe on the watchability of every NBA team

    Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe

    Part 2 of a not-in-any-way-obsessive exercise.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2013
  15. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Boston Celtics

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose are back with a breakdown of the Celtics' upcoming season that includes a potential trade sending Rajon Rondo out of Boston and a revelation that Jalen used to routinely deface the Celtics' home floor as a tribute to Larry...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  16. Breaking Bad, in Memoriam: A Moving Video Tribute to the Fallen

    Grantland Channel

    Relive the five wonderful seasons of AMC's Breaking Bad by remembering those who died along the way. WARNING: You've seen it all before, but this video contains some graphic and disturbing imagery. Just like the show. (Oh, and SPOILERS. It's all s...

    Blog | September 30, 2013