Justin Bieber is on the cover of Rolling Stone in order to upset your dad and he...– Great, great lead (or lede depending on your preference). “Justin Bieber, health care wonk” - (Salon)
The key, of course, is that simultaneously, they’ve got to want to...– Shanoff makes several good points here, the biggest of which is that Bill Simmons deserves some credit for trying to make opportunities for other writers like ESPN gave him. Mostly I’m just hopeful for (and anxious to read) the Simmons Project X. Why Bill Simmons’ new sports media...
Find a town that is going to be unincorporated because it’s broke. Find me...– For some reason this irritates me powerfully. Not because their business model apparently relies on FORCIBLE DOWNLOADING, but rather it speaks to the worst traits of bad editors: “Find me a story that meets X conception I’ve formed.”
I agree that using sex as a way to, well “sex up” or dude-ify the...– Admittedly, this is a little TV-MA, but we’re all adults, and I would argue this is a fascinating take on the NBA, online culture, male culture and how we consume things on the Interwebs. And it’s another reason to love (and read) The Awl. Also, it’s further proof that no matter...
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“If this doesn’t impress you, then kudos on having a life so filled with wonder that the versatility of cooking utensils leaves you joyless and dead inside. Me, I’m not like that. I’m not like you. I enjoy life.” Yes, this made me laugh, but it’s also damn true. Get a cast iron skillet people. Can a brother get this post sponsored by the good people at...