Hi, we’re the Deadspin staff. It’s a nice lazy Friday afternoon. Let’s yak!
It's the end of the week and we're putting the ship on cruise control. Anything you want to talk about? We'll be down in the comments.
It's Friday and we're not much in the mood for working. We're hanging out down below in the discussion section; let's talk about whatever.
James Andrew Miller is the coauthor of Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests, now available in an updated/expanded version to cover SNL's progress in the last decade. (Yeah, he's also the coauthor of Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the…
It's the end of the week and we're pretty much done. Let's talk about nonsense.
Been a lot going on 'round these parts recently, and since we don't feel like doing anything productive, how about you just ask us some questions, yeah?
Brad Smith is a wide receiver, return specialist, and quarterback who has played for the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills, and currently plays for the Eagles. He's also a very stylish man who's going to be hosting a fashion show and charity event in October. He's down in the discussion section below, waiting to answer…
Geoff Schwartz is a six-year NFL veteran who currently plays guard for the New York Giants. He's waiting in the discussion section below to answer any questions you have for him. You can follow him on Twitter @GeoffSchwartz.
It's a lazy Friday afternoon and we're just shooting the breeze anyway, so come shoot it with us.
Norm Stamper is a retired Seattle police chief, columnist, advisory board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, and the author of Breaking Rank: A Top Cop's Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing. He is in the comments below and ready to take your questions about Ferguson, militarization of police…
Tony Luke Jr. is the co-host of SpikeTV's Frankenfood, as well as an actor, music producer, and restaurateur whose namesake sandwich shop has grown from a South Philly staple to an international chain. He and his restaurants have appeared on Man vs. Food, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Dinner: Impossible, and more. He's…
Serious question. Approach from any angle you wish. If you could build a sports site from scratch, what would it look like? What would it cover? What sort of bells and whistles would you want? Tell us in the discussion below.
Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation and author of the new book Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup the Olympics and the Fight for Democracy, is in the comments below and ready to take your questions. You can also follow Zirin on Twitter @EdgeofSports.
We're joined by novelist David Peace. Named one of Granta's Best of Young Novelists in 2003, he's the author of the Red Riding Quartet, the Tokyo Trilogy, GB84, The Damned Utd—"probably the best novel ever written about sport," per The Times—and, most recently, Red or Dead, an exploration of the life and career of…
Our work ethic is terrible, and our colleagues at Gawker, the Internet's TV Guide for people who feed salad to their dogs, reminded us last week that we can simply talk to you all instead of doing actual work. So, let's do this.
Want to know how to bet Saturday's Kentucky Derby? At 1 p.m. EDT today, Steven Levitt, one of the authors of Freakonomics and a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, will be by to talk ponies.
Los Angeles Magazine's Jesse Katz, who wrote that great story on Yasiel Puig's defection from Cuba—you can get a refresher here—is in the comments below, ready to take your questions. Follow Jesse on Twitter @byjessekatz, stop by his website, and/or check out his book The Opposite Field, a memoir on parenting and…
Hi. We thought it might be nice to have a live chat with all of you today. So let's all head down to the comments section and get to talking.