Jason Whitlock Blows A Dog Whistle To America's Most Dangerous Racists

Jason Whitlock is many things, all of which have been commented on extensively on this site. But I'm not here to revisit old grievances. I don't even really have much of a grievance. I follow Whitlock on Twitter. He's entertaining, if not consistently insightful, and innocuous enough for the most part. I say "for the… » 12/24/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

What We Know About The Confusing Saga Of Brennan Clay And "Spray Tan"

The love triangle—or possible misunderstanding—involving NFL free-agent running back Brennan Clay, his wife Gina D'Agostini, and Cowboys halfback DeMarco "Spray Tan" Murray has played out slowly since the end of November, offering enough twists and turns to confuse even those who know the involved parties personally.… » 12/24/14 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Grierson & Leitch's 2014 In Review: The Best Forgotten Performances

Yes, most people have already written their Top 10 movie lists for 2014. We're saving ours for the last week of the year, but while we wait for this full, rich, and weird movie year to end, we're going to start looking back at certain highlights. Today, it's our favorite forgotten performances. Tomorrow: the year's… » 12/24/14 11:44am Today 11:44am

A Perfectly Festive Barrel-Aged Sour Ale

Christmas is a weird time for a boozer. I realize everyone's circumstances are different—profoundly different if you have kids of an age that requires them to be catered to in a Santa-type fashion—but even if you are religiously or culturally uninterested in the actual holiday, you probably have a day or two off work… » 12/24/14 10:21am Today 10:21am

How Real Are These Rumors About Gareth Bale To Manchester United?

The January transfer window is almost here, which means the rumor mill is just starting to rev up into the senseless, self-serving, outlandish, and dangerously addicting clusterfuck we've come to expect. And while some of the rumors can already be written off fairly easily—Barcelona to sell Busquets? lol—this whole… » 12/24/14 9:16am Today 9:16am

How the U.S. Military Turned Santa Claus Into a Cold War Icon

You've probably heard the story by now: On Christmas Eve 1955, a young boy in Colorado Springs dialed a Sears-sponsored hotline that let kids talk with Santa Claus. But instead of reaching Santa, he was connected to the red phone at CONAD, the military command center charged with patrolling the skies for any nuclear… » 12/24/14 9:15am Today 9:15am

This Guy Is Overwhelmed After Receiving Present From The Seahawks

Alex explains his story at the beginning of the video, but basically he met Robert Turbin's girlfriend in Kansas City when the Seahawks were playing the Chiefs, and she asked to take a picture in his Seahawks jacket. In exchange she was going to bring him to meet Turbin, but his phone died and he missed out. Alex was… » 12/24/14 1:23am Today 1:23am

Get 20% Off BACtrack's Bluetooth Vio Breathalyzer (Deadspin Exclusive)

Breathalyzers... they're one of the few devices that's both lots of fun and totally practical. BACtrack makes some of the best. Now, Deadspin readers can get an exclusive discount on BACtrack's bluetooth enabled Vio (great for the holidays). Use the code "viospin" for an extra discount, taking the price down to $39.99. » 12/23/14 1:10pm Yesterday 1:10pm

Get 45% Off The 10ft Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cable 

We've organized a special discount for Deadspin readers on this epic lightning cable. How can a lightning/usb cable be epic? When it's 10 feet long, that's how. Now, you can easily charge your iPhone from across the room. Deadspin readers can get one with free shipping for 45% off. » 12/22/14 1:39pm Monday 1:39pm