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  1. James Franco, via Faulkner, Gives Us the Your Highness Reunion No...

    Amos Barshad

    What, you may well be thinking, could James Franco possibly weird us out with next? "Oh, I'm gonna start freestyling librettos now." "Oh, I'm launching a 1-800 fortune-teller line." "Oh, I'm gonna break the world record for Ping-Pong dribbling and th...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  2. Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, and the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials...

    Katie Baker

    Phelps, Lochte, and a visit to the trials in Omaha.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  3. Bigger, Faster, Stronger, Louder: How the Seahawks Became the Coo...

    Robert Mays

    An hour and a half before the Seahawks and 49ers were set to kick off, the air above Occidental Avenue smelled like weed and hot dogs. The jersey-clad had filled the bars outside CenturyLink Field for hours, but now the migration inside had begun. A ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  4. 'Enoy the Experience,' a new book about obscure music, teaches us...

    Hua Hsu

    A new book about lost and ignored music reveals what the loose strands of culture can teach us about hope, failure, and dashed dreams.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  5. A Good Day at the Office: The USMNT Makes Amends in Kingston

    Noah Davis

    Before Friday night, the United States men's national team had never won a World Cup qualifier in Kingston, Jamaica, posting an 0-1-4 record that included a painful, troubling loss last September. Nor had Jurgen Klinsmann, the squad's head coach, use...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  6. Reality TV Podcast: Real World: Portland and Survivor: Caramoan

    David Jacoby and Juliet Litman

    Sometimes the developments in reality TV demand action. With a Survivor tribal council that shocked even Jeff Probst and the arrival of Hurricane Nia on Real World, we fled to the Grantland studio to record an emergency podcast. Listen to the...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  7. About Last Night: Look Out, Old Tiger Is Back!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy crashing Lark Voorhies's birthday party (and if so, kudos to you), here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Tiger Woods had a vintage weekend as he both reclaimed the no. 1 world ranking in golf and won his record eighth...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  8. The Bachelor, Episode 3: Lessons From the World's Longest On-scre...

    Mark Lisanti

    A trip to the Guinness World Records Museum in Hollywood, a fun volleyball game at the beach, some pulse-quickening rides on Magic Mountain's legendary roller coasters — to the incurious mind, these are nothing but a tourist's Fodor's-quality d...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. 20 Wishes for the USMNT in 2013

    Noah Davis

    The United States national team finished 2012 with a record of 9-2-3, tying the best calendar year showing in the modern era. They qualified for the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualification. They beat Italy and Mexico on the road, and tied Rus...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  10. Gabby Douglas, Justin Gatlin, and the week in Olympic Style

    Wesley Morris

    Gabby's hair, Gatlin's dance, and the rest of the big moments in Olympic style.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  11. Does Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt have a 'switch' that he can tur...


    Usain Bolt and the power of turning it on and off.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2012
  12. Poolside Podium: Doping Rumors, Broken Records, and the Lie Behin...

    Katie Baker

    Can you believe the Olympics have only been going on for a couple of days? The past two days of competition have felt like two weeks. Already champions have been made and unseated, rivalries have been strengthened, American TV viewers have utterly lo...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  13. Finally, the Guinness Book of World Records Movie Is in Developme...

    Amos Barshad

    Oh, hey, look, another project that attempts to bluntly, blindingly smash a preexisting entity with brand recognition but no narrative whatsoever into a coherent movie: Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to the Guinness Book of World Records movie. Dead...

    Blog | June 08, 2012