Every Song Mentioned in Hip-Hop (And Other Things) by Shea Serrano
Enjoy this Spotify playlist, sponsored by my incessant list-making.
Introducing: Entertain Us
I have created a new section of the site called “Entertain Us.” This is going to function much like the old “What I’m Reading,” but it’s going to encompass more than just books. Now, you’ll get to see all the books I’ve read during the year, as well as the new movies and albums I’ve…
Every Movie Mentioned in Movies (And Other Things) by Shea Serrano
So I just finished reading Movies (And Other Things) by Shea Serrano. It was great, but I really wish there was an index listing all of the movies mentioned in the book. There isn’t though; and since I’m an obsessive list-maker, I decided to make my own.
My Wholly Unqualified and Unscientific Oscar Predictions, 2018
I didn’t get a lot right here.
Watching the NFL Meat Being Made
In the third quarter of Thursday night’s matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears, Danny Trevathan delivered a dirty hit on a defenseless receiver, Davante Adams. Video of the collision is disturbing, as Adams’ mouthguard pops up above the collapsing players. What an idiotic, dangerous hit by Danny Trevathan. pic.twitter.com/cgBOkTooS1 — Brad…
Reviving My Love for the NBA
It’s 1997. I’m six. And two nights after Michael Jordan’s improbable “Flu Game,” I watch as Steve Kerr sinks the game-winning shot to give the Chicago Bulls their second-straight NBA title, the team’s fifth in seven years. The Bulls’ league dominance started before I was even born, but I feel a part of it nonetheless.…
Why Blink-182 is Back
Amanda Petrusich writes about Blink-182’s nostalgic resurgence: The grievances and pleasures Blink-182’s songs express—the dumbness of adults, how weird sex is, how cool jokes are, how lonesome life can be—are the kinds of things that get worried over most loudly from ages twelve to eighteen. It’s tempting to think that our emotions become more complex…
What We Love About Guy Fieri
I think Hua Hsu has uncovered the perfect explanation for why we are drawn to Guy Fieri like potatoes to a vat of grease: “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” is the opposite of destination dining. It’s a travel show about going nowhere. It is the precise opposite of fomo: I never feel like I’m missing out…