SHOTY First Round: Isiah Thomas Vs. Nightmare Ant

All right, everybody, it's time for the voting to begin. We'll be going Monday/Wednesday/Friday until the end of the year to get this rolling and prompt-like. But first off: Everybody salute the big pile of genius that is Jim Cooke » 11/24/08 1:30pm 11/24/08 1:30pm for his official 2008 SHOTY poster. Bless his heart. Voting will remain open until the…

Deadspin HOF Nominee: Nightmare Ant

How did I know that Nightmare Ant — the creation of the great, great, J.E. Skeets — had gone "viral," as they say? When some jokester tagged my book "Bow Down Before Nightmare Ant." » 8/21/08 12:00pm 8/21/08 12:00pm It made me laugh far more than another damned emo bangs comment. The true genius of Skeets' original post was its simplicity; it was ,…