Deadcast: Is Britt McHenry The Perfect Villain?

Given the fact that the Problem Internet can find a way to turn virtually any piece of news into a low-grade Kenyon College term paper, I found myself surprised this week that there was no hot taker out there willing to defend ESPN reporter and Sweet Valley High character Britt McHenry. I figured Slate would… » 4/22/15 2:51pm Wednesday 2:51pm

Why The Hell Is Chip Kelly Signing Tim Tebow? Some Working Theories

As you may have heard, the Philadelphia Eagles are signing former college veerback and ideal Nicholas Sparks film protagonist Tim Tebow to a contract today. Up until this offseason, Eagles coach Chip Kelly was rather adept at giving fans the impression that he had some kind of grand master plan for the franchise.… » 4/20/15 11:03am Monday 11:03am

Deadcast: Let Me Explain That Stupid Chopped Shirt

Last week I went on Chopped and won and everyone made fun of my shirt, because you people are SOULLESS JACKALS. Anyway, bossman Tim Marchman had a few questions for me about this shirt, mostly so that he could discover new avenues for mocking it. And so I am ready to answer those questions—along with a few… » 4/14/15 3:37pm 4/14/15 3:37pm

How To Make An Adequate Rye Old Fashioned

I go on runs with cocktails. I'm like a child who gets a new toy, obsesses over the toy for a full week, and then wants nothing to do with it. I went through a whole summer of drinking greyhounds and throwing up those greyhounds into the bushes. I drank a lot of rum & Diet Cokes when I was trying to drop weight,… » 4/08/15 11:16am 4/08/15 11:16am

Terrible Pizza Joint To Deny Gay Indiana Residents Terrible Pizza  

You may have heard recently about Indiana's new "religious freedom" law that allows businesspeople to refuse service toward gay folks. Well, as reported by ABC57 news, the good people at Memories Pizza are taking full advantage of that new law, proudly declaring that gays are not encouraged to eat their terrible,… » 4/01/15 10:08am 4/01/15 10:08am

Jameis Winston Fat?

Jameis Winston has always been a stout quarterback, inviting comparisons to Ben Roethlisberger not just for alleged behavioral resemblances, but for physical resemblances as well. As Michael David Smith has noted, there’s definitely some boobage going on. Is Winston fat? I’d say he’s righhhhhht on the verge of being… » 3/31/15 4:41pm 3/31/15 4:41pm

Deadcast: Is Coach K The Most Hateable CBB Coach Ever? (Yes.)

The Final Four starts on Saturday, which means it's time for us to dust off the microphones and do a little Deadcast, exploring the most hateable college basketball coaches to choose from. And it's such a deep, deep pool of candidates, really. None of them are actually LIKEABLE, especially now that Al McGuire is… » 3/31/15 9:12am 3/31/15 9:12am

Adrian Peterson Is A Fucking Moron

You know, just once in this lifetime, I would like my favorite team to acquire a legendary skill position player who does NOT turn out to be a complete fucking shithead. The Vikings drafted Randy Moss, and I had to spend a decade justifying his existence to myself when he would sit down and make a salad on the weak… » 3/24/15 12:05pm 3/24/15 12:05pm

Deadcast: Peter King Talks To Roger Goodell, Accomplishes Nothing

So Peter King landed an interview with Roger Goodell (I know… I'm as shocked by his journalistic coup as you are) and the commissioner took the opportunity to spew out a bunch of boilerplate Roger Goodell nonsense: blanket declarations of self-assurance, private police forces, bullshit concussion stats, and obscene… » 3/24/15 10:00am 3/24/15 10:00am

The USMNT Should Boycott The 2022 World Cup

Today FIFA announced that they are formally moving ahead with plans to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in November and December of that year, with the final being played a week before Christmas. As you may already know, Qatar's World Cup infrastructure is being built using Moses-era slavery practices. One of the… » 3/19/15 3:40pm 3/19/15 3:40pm