Deadspin 2013: All The Stuff You Didn't Have Time To Read

Here are the best longish stories we published this year. You probably didn't have time to read them the first time around, so take a a few moments now to dive into some of our best stuff. » 12/16/13 6:04pm 12/16/13 6:04pm

Finding Goatse: The Mystery Man Behind the Most Disturbing Internet…

Sometime in the late 20th century a naked man bent over, spread his ass and took a picture. Eventually that picture, known as Goatse, became one of the most venerable memes in internet history. Who is this man, and how did his ass take over the internet? » 12/13/13 4:36pm 12/13/13 4:36pm

What Hollywood Stuntmen Can Teach You About Surviving The Apocalypse

Surviving the apocalypse could come down to a single car chase, or a long war with mutant bikers. Sam Sheridan spent three years training for armageddon for his book Disaster Diaries: How I learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Apocalypse and explains how he learned to prepare with help from Hollywood's stunt drivers. » 5/08/13 1:53pm 5/08/13 1:53pm

"After thinking about it for a while, he says he realized what it was. 'That was the day that Nancy Grace's nipple popped out on TV,' he says. 'Her nipple popping out was what caused that home run'": Michael J. Mooney profiles a post-surgery Brandon McCarthy, whom he calls "the model of what we were told the modern,… » 3/29/13 11:05am 3/29/13 11:05am

Deadspin's 2012 Long Reads: Everything We Wrote That You Didn't Have…

We aren't just dick jokes and cock shots. We also do our best to publish as much quality longform sports journalism as we can. Here are the best longish stories we published this year, many of which you probably didn't have time to read the first time around. » 12/26/12 1:00pm 12/26/12 1:00pm

"We're On A Fucking Roll, Dude": The 1993 Profile Of Lenny Dykstra That…

Originally published as "Lips Gets Smacked" in the January 1993 issue of Philadelphia Magazine and later anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing 1994. Reprinted here with the author's permission and his addendum at bottom. » 5/16/11 4:00pm 5/16/11 4:00pm

How NASCAR Conquered America Through The Air

Greg Lindsay is the co-author of the forthcoming Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next, which argues that air travel has a lot more to do with your daily life than you might think. In this outtake from the book, he describes how NASCAR teams took to the skies as the sport expanded nationally over the last decade. » 2/21/11 10:30am 2/21/11 10:30am