Noted Clean Person Jolie Kerr Is Here and Taking Your Questions

Hi ho! Since my book, My Boyfriend Barfed In My Handbag ... And Other Things You Can't Ask Martha, came out on Tuesday we figured that instead of running a regular edition of Squalor today, I'd hang out here for an hour or so and do a live chat with you. Cool? Cool! » 2/28/14 1:48pm 2/28/14 1:48pm

A Live Chat With The Deadspin Staff

Hi. In case you haven't noticed, none of us really feels like working today. So we decided to host a live chat with our readers. The whole gang will be lurking down in the discussion section below. Ask us stuff! » 12/20/13 2:30pm 12/20/13 2:30pm

Why Is Making The NBA For Rich Kids? Ask Seth Stephens-Davidowitz Here

It's far easier to make it to the NBA if you're born in a richer part of the country, and to a more stable family. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, whose article in the New York Times was based on data from the US Census data and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will be here to chat about it at 3PM EST. Leave… » 11/05/13 2:34pm 11/05/13 2:34pm

Come Chat Live With Former NFL Running Back Ricky Williams

We're pleased to be joined now by Ricky Williams, the former Heisman Trophy winner who spent 11 seasons in the NFL with the Saints, Dolphins, and Ravens. He's now the running backs coach at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, and he's down in the discussion awaiting your questions, so go nuts and ask… » 11/05/13 12:44pm 11/05/13 12:44pm

Got Questions About Gambling And The Mob? Ask A Bookie.

Joe Campanella is a real-life member of the Roslindale crew, one of the three biggest sports-betting syndicates on the streets of greater Boston. He's also one of the stars of Saint Hoods, a Discovery Channel docu-series that airs Friday nights at 10 (EDT). Campanella joins us now to take questions about being a… » 8/09/13 2:00pm 8/09/13 2:00pm

What Was Manti Thinking? What's The Future Of Doping? The Amazing…

He's a mentalist. He reads thoughts. He makes predictions (though don't ask him to pick the winners of sporting events). He's the Amazing Kreskin, and he's been doing this since long before your parents used to watch him occasionally clown around with Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. He's down in the discussion to… » 1/23/13 2:00pm 1/23/13 2:00pm

Sean Pronger Is In Our Office Right Now To Answer Your Questions

Sean Pronger, who played everywhere from San Diego to Columbus to Frankfurt, has written a book, Journeyman, about life as a moving part in hockey. If you liked yesterday's excerpt about being hung over and thrown on a line with Wayne Gretzky, pick it up. Sean's here now, so ask away—he seems sober today. » 1/11/13 11:40am 1/11/13 11:40am

Ask Melinda Henneberger About Notre Dame's Sexual Assault Problem

Melinda Henneberger is a political writer for the Washington Post who runs the paper's She the People blog. She's also a Notre Dame alumna who has done extensive reporting for the National Catholic Reporter about the school's shameful treatment of women who have made sexual assault allegations against Fighting Irish… » 1/04/13 2:00pm 1/04/13 2:00pm

Ask George Atallah, Spokesman For The NFL Players Association, About…

As the NFLPA's assistant executive director for external affairs, George Atallah is the official spokesman for the NFL players. As you might expect, he's a busy man right now. "What a nutty day," he told us earlier, when we approached him to see if he'd be willing to do a live chat. » 9/25/12 4:58pm 9/25/12 4:58pm

Former WWE Wrestler And Head Games Author Christopher Nowinski Is Here…

Christopher Nowinski is a former Ivy League football player and WWE wrestler. In 2006, he wrote Head Games: Football's Concussion Crisis from the NFL To Youth Leagues. The book has inspired a documentary, Head Games, that opens tomorrow in New York and Los Angeles and that will also be available on demand on iTunes.… » 9/20/12 3:10pm 9/20/12 3:10pm

Ask Black Crowes Drummer (And Nashville Sports-Talk Radio Host) Steve…

Steve Gorman is a founding member of the Black Crowes, and he remains their drummer. He's also an avid sports fan, and since January he's hosted his own afternoon weekday program on Nashville radio station 102.5 The Game. Gorman, who says the Black Crowes are still together even though they haven't put out an album in… » 9/07/12 1:35pm 9/07/12 1:35pm

Ask An Anonymous PR Guy About The Shady Work Of Being A Pro Athlete's…

Gang, meet Anonymous PR Guy. Anonymous PR Guy, say hello to the gang. Anonymous PR Guy is an actual publicist for a handful of pro athletes, and in exchange for his anonymity, he's agreed to share a few stories with us about what his job is really like. We've always wondered, and now we know: He's already dished on … » 8/21/12 3:00pm 8/21/12 3:00pm

Sportswriter Frank Deford Is Taking Your Questions In The Comments Now

Frank Deford, of SI, Real Sports, NPR, The National, and many bestsellers, is in the comments now. He's written a new book called Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter. It's funny and folksy and evocative of a different era in sportswriting. Read our excerpt for a taste, then buy the damn book. » 5/14/12 11:30am 5/14/12 11:30am

Join Us For A Live Chat With Frank Deford At 11:30 a.m. Tomorrow

The legendary Frank Deford, of SI, Real Sports, NPR, and The National, will stop by tomorrow morning to talk about his new book Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter (which we excerpted last week). He'll answer any questions you may have about sports, life, and menswear. So, please, join us, won't you? » 5/13/12 1:00pm 5/13/12 1:00pm

Buzz Bissinger Is In Our Office And He's Taking Your Questions In The…

Hey! Look who's here! The Friday Night Lights author has popped into Deadspin HQ to say hello, and to chat with you down in the comments. We recommend that you check out this excerpt of his new Byliner Original, After Friday Night Lights, plus his newly published Slate essay on growing up next to Central Park. Fire… » 4/24/12 11:56am 4/24/12 11:56am

Join Us For A Live Chat Today At 2 p.m. With Pitcher/Author/Porn…

The former journeyman pitcher is also the author of Out of My League, a book about his first year in the big leagues, which we excerpted the other day here. He'll be hanging out in the comments today at 2 p.m. (EST) to take your questions. » 3/08/12 11:15am 3/08/12 11:15am