The Brian Wilson myth lends itself easily to the biopic treatment—perhaps too easily. In clumsy hands, the Beach Boys co-founder could be reduced to his most infamous, sensationalistic qualities: genius! Recluse! Weirdo! Thankfully, the Wilson-approved Love & Mercy is several degrees smarter and more sensitive than…
As the Giants lined up for handshakes following last night's win over Los Angeles, former SF-closer-turned-Dodger Brian Wilson angrily confronted Giants president and CEO Larry Baer along the third-base line. Wilson was apparently pissed that the Giants hadn't get given him his 2012 World Series ring.
That's San Francisco Giants closer and Taco Bell spokespimp Brian Wilson in full LSU regalia as College GameDay's guest game-picker this morning. Lee Corso got into the beard act as well. It goes without saying his appearance in such costuming did not go over well with the crowd outside Bryant-Denny Stadium in…
The world champion San Francisco Giants, accompanied by Willie Mays, visited the White House today, in all their scraggly, bearded glory. President Obama made jokes about Brian Wilson's beard ("I do fear it"), his attire ("Now underneath Brian's beard, and the spandex tuxedo, and the sea captain costume, and the…
Your morning roundup for July 14, the day we watch Dog get shaken down by bro with a camera in Colorado.
In town to play the Nationals, a few members of the San Francisco Giants took in the Lightning/Capitals game yesterday. According to a fan who was there, there was some good-natured ribbing going on with the next luxury box over, including Pat Burrell telling a screaming fan that the players on the ice can't hear you.…
About an hour and a half after the Brian Wilson Hair-Metal Birthday Extravaganza gallery was posted this time yesterday, tipster Kevin F. chimed in to say, "the beard's b-day has some nice pics, but the video from the baseball game the next day was better. The Machine streaks through the bleachers."
Tipster Nick wrote in to share some inside information about the time last month when he met, and took pictures of, San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson. Or so he says.
Your morning roundup for March
23, the day Glenn Beck contemplated launching his own channel, and we all contemplated launching ourselves off bridges.
In a post titled "Pat Burrell Says Hello!," BarStool Sports has seemingly put to rest any questions about the identity of Brian Wilson's special gimp-gear-laden pal, affectionately called The Machine.
Brian Wilson, San Francisco Giants closer and medium through which people can communicate with The Machine, went on George Lopez's television show the other night. He was dressed like a boat captain. Likes: Old Spice and Red Lobster. Dislikes: Water.
Click to view Brian Wilson took his routine to The Tonight Show last night and—among other things—introduced The Machine to the Jaywalking-loving audience (around the 3:30 mark). Either Pat Burrell gained weight, or we have a whole new mystery on our hands.
Yesterday, we alerted you to our investigation into Brian Wilson's strange relationship with someone called The Machine. We have since received many leads about the identity of the Machine and just what it all means.
In TV interview after TV interview, Giants closer Brian Wilson makes ominous reference to a masked friend called "The Machine." Who or what is The Machine? We investigate in the video below.
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