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  1. 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
  2. Miss America Is Twitter

    Emily Yoshida

    Last night, the 2014 Miss America Pageant, like most things in life, was ruined for me by the West Coast delay. I had not really intended to watch the show, despite the reassuring presence of host Chris Harrison, for all the reasons you woul...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  3. Taylor Swift’s Timely Technoparanoia

    Molly Lambert

    This July saw the birth of InfoSec Taylor Swift, a joke Twitter account that wedded pictures of Swift to fabricated quotes about cybersecurity. The meme, which was also a parody of Tumblr fan meme culture in general, took off among the subcommunity o...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  4. Burning Questions About the Falcao Loan and Manchester United...

    Mike L. Goodman

    While minding my own business on the Internet, I couldn't help but notice that soccer Twitter seemed to be losing its damn mind. What's up with that? Yesterday was soccer's transfer deadline day, marking the end of th...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  5. Allison 'Marnie' Williams Is Not the Peter Pan We Need,...

    Amos Barshad

    In a move seemingly engineered specifically to anger/frighten/delight/anhedonize Twitter, NBC has cast Allison Williams ... as ... PETER PAN ... in its musical Peter Pan Live. What? What? What? No, but ... what? As you may recall from our world-sp...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  6. In Memoriam: James Garner of 'Maverick' and 'The R...

    Ken Tucker

    On Twitter yesterday, as news broke of James Garner's death at age 86, it was correctly pointed out that Garner - in the hustler-businessman title role of Cash McCall (1960) -- was one of Matthew Weiner's inspir...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  7. Your Latest 'True Detective' Micronews: One Male Lead t...

    Zach Dionne

    In the Tracking Every Tiny Development department, True Detective is now up there with Star Wars. So it's with a happy heart that I relay a "Twitter EXCLU" from The Wrap: "The 1st script for 2nd season is IN & agency sour...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  8. The Top 10 Classic Rock Artists Who Would’ve Had Horrible T...

    Steven Hyden

    It's a natural impulse: You appreciate an artist's work and you notice that said artist has a Twitter page, so you click "follow" on the person's feed. So why does this so often prove to be a bad deci...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  9. The Triangle Sports Book Club: PFT Commenter’s 'Goodel...

    Matt Borcas

    From time to time, Grantland will review a new sports book. Most of these books will be bad. Today, we look at the new parody e-book from jesting Internet NFL scribe PFT Commenter. *** "In a time of universal deceit, tel...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  10. The Week in Gossip: The KimYe Wedding of the Century, a Mayweathe...

    Juliet Litman

    It finally happened: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are now married. It's official, because she changed her name on Twitter. This may be extreme KimYe fatigue talking, but there is something very sweet about this photo of them: Ma...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  11. The Duncan Way: How Cardinals Pitchers Continue to Dominate by Ex...

    Jonah Keri

    Dan Brooks, an experimental psychologist and the proprietor of the excellent baseball analysis site Brooks Baseball, contributed charts, data, and research for this article. Follow Dan on Twitter @brooksbaseball and visit Brooks Baseball for more adv...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  12. May Book Recommendations: Eight Women on the Verge of a Breakthro...

    Kevin Nguyen

    Earlier this year, under the hashtag #readwomen2014, a small movement of bookish Twitter users said that this would be the year they only read women. Sure, it's a little extreme, but I can't knock anyone for wanting to bring more attention ...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  13. Girls in Hoodies Podcast: 'Mad Men,' 'Silicon Vall...

    Molly Lambert, Tess Lynch and Emily Yoshida

    Molly, Tess, and Emily talk about Mad Men, Silicon Valley (both the show and the place), Twitter, and the future of TV, as well as Inside Amy Schumer. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  14. Ruslan Provodnikov: The Siberian Rocky in Brighton Beach

    Bryan Curtis

    A boxer may threaten to break you physically, mentally, contractually. He may threaten to break you, full stop. Ruslan Provodnikov, the Siberian WBO light welterweight champion, announced late last year, on Twitter, a kind of linguistic variation: He...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  15. Stephen Colbert, Defiant, Fires Back on #CancelColbert

    Amos Barshad

    If you're not up to date on the #CancelColbert situation, a quick brushup: On Thursday, the official Colbert Report Twitter account (not Colbert's own personal Twitter account) tweeted a joke from the show, out of context: "I am willin...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  16. Today in Twitter Beefs: Andy Murray’s Mom vs. Yoko Ono

    Brian Phillips

    You're wrong about your mom, you know. You think she's thinking about you right now. You think she's staring out the back window at your old tire swing, remembering times gone by. You think she's sighing plaint...

    Blog | March 24, 2014