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“Ballers” is Better Than Nothing

I’ve been wishing someone (and not Aaron Sorkin) would bring back Sports Night for a while. There are even more cultural issues in sports, media, and the intersection to discuss than there were in the late 90s/early 2000s — or at least … Continue reading

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Random Happy Bits from #MarriageEquality Day

I learned: That Detroit offers mass weddings every Friday in the summer at 3 p.m.: The Wayne County clerk in downtown Detroit was ready for the decision with gender-neutral applications and affidavits. But so far, no one has arrived. If people … Continue reading

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Skip Entourage, but read the reviews (for fun!)

A.O. Scott: Watching the movie is like finding an ancient issue of a second-tier lad mag — not even Maxim, but Loaded or Nuts — in a friend’s guest bathroom. You wonder how it got there. You wonder how you … Continue reading

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#X-Man

So, I read The Skimm every day, and today they had this as the end note: #X: If someone texts you that, it’s not a typo, a drug reference, or something involving porn. It’s a hashtag PSA that people use via text … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Night: Sweet potatoes with roasted grapes, honey, and goat cheese

I think I found this recipe by searching for things to do with goat cheese. Goat cheese is one of those items that we buy in big logs whenever it’s on sale, or whenever a recipe calls for even a … Continue reading

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The problem with Ebola stories

It seems like most of the Ebola stories I’ve read recently have begun with some variation upon, “The Ebola strain that has now killed hundreds of Africans has now sickened several Americans so we should really start taking it seriously.” … Continue reading

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Just when I’m done with Keith Olbermann…

… he proves why I liked him in the first place. “Keith Olbermann Wonders Why the NFL Doesn’t Think Women Are Worthy of ‘Basic Human Respect’”

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