Feet In Smoke: A Story About Electrified Near-Death

The following is excerpted from Pulphead, John Jeremiah Sullivan's new collection of essays, which Deadspin cannot recommend enough. » 2/01/12 3:35pm 2/01/12 3:35pm

Teenage Axl Rose Has A Mug Shot That, It Seems To Me, Reminds Me Of…

A few years ago, John Jeremiah Sullivan wrote a feature for GQ that was either a profile of Axl Rose as seen through the prism of Indiana or a profile of Indiana as seen through the prism of Axl Rose. In any case, it was great. The mug shot here is one of two Sullivan wheedled out of the Lafayette police department —… » 10/18/10 8:30pm 10/18/10 8:30pm

Stories That Don't Suck: The Kentucky Derby Is Faulkneresque,…

Every week, Tommy will excerpt a handful of stories - old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime - that he urges you to read for one reason or another. Today, I'm filling in. Still, send suggestions: craggs@deadspin.com. » 5/01/10 4:30pm 5/01/10 4:30pm

Stories That Don't Suck: Self Esteem, Ballad Of Big Star, Fantasy…

Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to craggs@deadspin.com. » 3/20/10 3:15pm 3/20/10 3:15pm

Stories That Don't Suck: Axl Rose, Hockey Goons, Cassius Bom-Ba-Ye, Dr.…

Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to craggs@deadspin.com. » 3/13/10 1:30pm 3/13/10 1:30pm

Stories That Don't Suck: Seduced By Ebersol, Produced By Arledge, Fish,…

Every week, I'll excerpt a handful of stories — old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime — that I urge you to read for one reason or another. Send any suggestions to craggs@deadspin.com. » 2/20/10 6:25pm 2/20/10 6:25pm