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The Lifeless Vacation Reboot Is All Bowels And No Heart 

1. The original 1983 National Lampoon’s Vacation is a classic because deep down, it’s essentially a sweet movie. The screenplay was written by John Hughes—based off the short story “Vacation ’58,” which he wrote about a family trip to Disneyworld, and which ultimately got him on the staff of National Lampoon—and the… » 7/28/15 4:36pm Today 4:36pm

And Now, Our All-Time Favorite Sports Video Games 

Listen, it’s the dead of summer, only boring sports are happening, and nobody much feels like blogging any blogs, so let’s all play some video games instead. Here, now, the Deadspin staff reminisces on their all-time favorite sports games. Here’s how we wasted our youth; please stick around afterward and let us know… » 7/28/15 3:42pm Today 3:42pm

Reviewed: The CDs In The Used Car I Just Bought

About a week ago, I bought a used car and discovered that the previous owner left many wondrous things behind, like a small tube of lip balm covered with hair, half a pencil with no eraser, and four CDs in the six disc CD changer. Here is the long-awaited answer to the question: which left behind album is best?
» 7/28/15 3:23pm Today 3:23pm

NCAA: Donnie Tyndall Hired Assistants To Do Players' Homework

Men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall lasted one season at Tennessee before the school canned him, but his firing wasn’t due to the Volunteers’ 16-16 record. Allegations surfaced that Tyndall had been directly involved in multiple NCAA academic violations at his previous employer, Southern Mississippi. The NCAA… » 7/28/15 2:16pm Today 2:16pm

Today's Best Deals: Gunnar Glasses, Charging Station, Headphones, More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/28/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Man, Soccer Dudes (Zlatan Excluded) Really Suck At Basketball

I’d understand the sheer ineptitude on display here and the failure to even appear to know what that silly American sport is supposed to look like if we were talking football, but PSG’s players can’t even mimic basketball right? These dudes are out here celebrating lay ups as if they were windmill dunks, and look more… » 7/28/15 1:07pm Today 1:07pm

Vladimir Putin Says His Homeboy Sepp Blatter Deserves A Nobel Prize

Since FIFA president Sepp Blatter won his first election in 1998, he has (allegedly! [lol]) both bribed and received bribes in order to stay in power and award desperate countries international tournaments. Along the way, he has actually and truly ravaged local economies by siphoning public money for useless… » 7/28/15 11:34am Today 11:34am