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  • Half Baked: One Victory Parade. Two Different Kinds of Tears.

    With the Stanley Cup final ending in five games Friday night with an L.A. Kings victory over the New York Rangers, we asked two fans to channel their emotions into something constructive: a conversation about their hopes, fears, dreams, and, in some cases, searing regrets.

  • ‘The Knick’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh and Clive Owen Help Us Live Longer

    The title’s a reference to Knickerbocker Hospital, a boundary-pushing early 20th-century New York City institution. At its head was the troubled Dr. John W. Thackeray, played by Clive Owen.

  • The Moment Podcast: Brian Koppelman With Jenny Hutt

    SiriusXM’s Jenny Hutt (Brian’s sister) talks about how she finally decided to live her dream of becoming a radio star after years of trying to live a quiet suburban life.

  • Everything That Blows Up in the First Official ‘Expendables 3’ Trailer

    The real stars of this first official trailer are the explosions.

  • Love and Hate in the LeBron Era

    We have a new, weirder dynamic. On one hand, nobody who’s serious about the NBA wonders about LeBron’s greatness anymore. On the other hand, if you think LeBron hate doesn’t exist anymore, all you have to do is scroll to the bottom of almost any Heat article on the Internet.

  • The Mystery of Max Money

    What would happen if the NBA removed limits on individual player salaries?

  • Who’s That Guy? Nationals Pitcher Tanner Roark!

    Roark pitched well enough late last season to earn a spot in the rotation heading into 2014, and his reign of terror has continued apace. With a superb 1.06 WHIP and a 2.92 ERA, he’s even outperforming teammate Stephen Strasburg.

  • The United States of Lana

    The truth, lies, and thrilling contradictions of Lana Del Rey’s new album, ‘Ultraviolence.’

  • Jonah Keri Podcast: Ben Lindbergh and Andy McCullough

    Jonah Keri talks to Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus about Tony Gwynn and the NL East, and to Andy McCullough of the ‘Kansas City Star’ on the recent rise of the Royals.

  • A Goddamn Death Dedication: Casey Kasem, 1932-2014

    Here are some things that happened in the four decades between 1970, when Casey Kasem first started hosting a syndicated radio show that counted down the top pop songs in the country, and 2009, when he retired: The culture became coarser, more fractious, more distracted. Radio stations scrambling to prove their worth to advertisers broke already-splintered demographics further down, into splinters of splinters, the protons and neutrons of brand affinity. The definitions of phrases like “pop music” and “Top 40″ and “rock star” grew progressively muddier.

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