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It's The 20-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Prank Call Of All Time

The O.J. Simpson car chase had its share of memorable moments. For you, maybe it was the absurdity of a white Ford Bronco leading a phalanx of police well under the speed limit, or the knowledge that Simpson had a gun to his head, or Al Cowlings telling police "You know who I am, goddammit" or just the realization…

"God Said Yes To Michigan": We Called Every Tourney Team's Local Applebee's To Find Out What Happened In The Game

For the tournament, we're calling Applebee's franchises in different cities across the country immediately after the local institution has completed its game, win or lose. We'll pretend to be oblivious about what just happened in order to get a detailed game description from someone in the restaurant. At the end of…

What Happened In The Game? We Called Every Tourney Team's Local Applebee's To Find Out: Part II

For the tournament, we're calling Applebee's franchises in different cities across the country immediately after the local institution has completed its game, win or lose. We'll pretend to be oblivious about what just happened in order to get a detailed game description from someone in the restaurant. At the end of…

What Happened In The Game? We Called Every Tourney Team's Local Applebee's To Find Out

The Applebeat was born when two writers without smartphones needed to know the score of an NBA playoff game. "Every town has an Applebee's," we thought. We tracked down an Oklahoma City Applebee's number with the assistance of an underworked 411 operator, and then, thanks to the establishment's friendly bartender, we…