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  • The Year of the Movie Apocalypse

    Is the end nigh for Hollywood?

  • The Year of Un-Innocence

    Why 2013 made it impossible to watch sports with a clear conscience — and why we kept watching anyway.

  • 12 Takeaways From Miami-Indiana, Round 2

    First of all, these games are the best. I was chatting earlier in the day with an official from one of these teams, and he was jokingly lamenting the insane degree of media coverage for a mid-December game. Come on! The Eastern Conference has nothing going for it aside from these two teams. Flipping from […]

  • Ready for the Spotlight

    The Red Wings are a snooze, and the Leafs need more Kessel. (Right?!) So which NHL teams are best suited for behind-the-scenes TV?

  • Weird Internet Gift Guide: Murderabilia for Your Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

    If you celebrate Christmas, you’re probably deep in the throes of online shopping right now. Perhaps you’re looking for gift ideas for your loved ones. That’s dandy. Here’s some inspiration, and here’s some more. (Shameless plug!) Now you know. But what don’t you know? You don’t know what you absolutely, positively shouldn’t buy someone for […]

  • About Last Night: The Moves Like Jagr

    In case you were busy giving grudging credit to Rick Barnes for a game well coached, here’s what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Jaromir Jagr set the career NHL record with his 122nd game winner in the New Jersey Devils’ 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. Unfortunately for Jagr, the possibility for an in-game […]

  • Paul Rudd to Star in Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man

    With Joseph Gordon-Levitt over in The Sandman’s turf, it looks like Paul Rudd has landed the lead in Ant-Man. Rudd has been rumored as the front-runner for several weeks now, and Variety reports he’s begun negotiating for the part. If imagining the dude who pioneered “slappa da bass” playing a superhero didn’t already arch your eyebrows, surely the […]

  • What We Learned: The Grantland 2013 Roundtable

    Our experts weigh in on the continued proliferation of advanced stats, the year’s most exciting sports moments, and what to look for in 2014.

  • Afternoon Links: Batman vs. Superman vs. Phoenix?

    Variety has sources saying Joaquin Phoenix is being courted as the villain (who is probably Lex Luthor! Who is bald!) for The Film That May One Day Only Formerly Be Known As Batman vs. Superman. “However, it’s very early in the process and even if Warners [sic] offers Phoenix a role, it’s not clear he […]

  • The Case for Randy Orton

    Why the guy who was once the most boring man in WWE is now the champion we need.

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