November 30, 2016

Reunions are fun. You get to spend money on a flight home, go to a shady local watering hole, drink, yell conversation into people's faces, and hang out with your old high school cronies for the next four hours while you get obliterated then drunk-drive home. Neverthel...

November 29, 2016

A lot has come to pass in the last two episodes of "Westworld," and when we entered the second half of the November month, Maeve was coming to life, Dr. Ford was running and wrecking shit, Elsie was missing, Arnold was an enigma, Dolores was living out her existential...

November 18, 2016

In a shitty "playoff" game attended by only these guys girlfriends and parents, this video footage of a ball-punt to the opponents face, a bodyslam, and a referee headbutt has gotten more press and replay than any college soccer game yet this year, proving the old adag...

November 17, 2016

Some men take a knee. Some raise a fist. Others throw a football game. 

Just this week, football hall of famer Frank Lampard announced that he would be leaving the MLS. His LA Galaxy counterpart, Steven Gerrard, has followed suit, declaring his departure from the A...

November 15, 2016

This show has been dealing in deception and misdirection from the outset, so no wonder we'd have an episode that addresses the illusory nature of the show inthe title itself, a French phrase for, in this context, artistic mind-fucking. 

More elegantly, the phrase trompe...

November 11, 2016

The piano has been setting a haunting soundtrack for the show since the first episode, and each time the title sequence rolls we get a look inside the box, the strings vibrating from each black and white touch. Fittingly, this episode begins with the piano in the broth...

November 4, 2016

"All hope abandon, ye who enter here."

Sunday's episode title, "Contrapasso," is a clear allusion to Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, the most famous of this three part epic poem being Inferno, in which the protagonist, Dante, is guided through the rings and layers of H...

November 3, 2016

In an era rife with political controversy and racial turmoil, we naturally welcome Sunday night distractions, often in the form of sport, food, and television shows. Sometimes, we tune out the outside world for a few moments and turn down the volume in our own heads to...

November 3, 2016

Retiring from the professional game after starting out with the Bucks in '96, Ray Allen has written a letter to his younger self for the Player's Tribune

With 1300 games, 2 titles, and so many other stats under his belt, the letter reads as words of wisdom from and fo...

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