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The 24 Most Amazing YouTube Videos of 1955 (or Any Year)

On Tuesday, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic wrote on the New York Review of Books' web site about the pleasures of reliving his youthful experiences through the music and movies he could find on YouTube. When Gawker editor John Cook wrote to compliment him on the piece, Simic… » 12/31/13 12:46pm 12/31/13 12:46pm

The NHL is Down to Three Active Players Who Appeared in NHL '94

Hyping the cover vote for NHL 14, the league reached back to that old 16-bit crowd-pleaser, NHL '94, to make this adorable video. It's appropriate because one of the finalists is the New Jersey Devils' Martin Brodeur, the only active goalie whose NHL career is older than the video game. » 5/28/13 10:41am 5/28/13 10:41am

Here's The Rays' 1979 "Throwback" Jersey

Joe Maddon, you're a damn good sport. (Except when you're calling out the Nationals for a "pussy move" when they bring attention to Joel Peralta's sticky, dripping glove.) Any one of your players could have been the model for the 1979 Rays jersey that never was, but you stepped up and threw on that powder blue like a… » 6/20/12 4:25pm 6/20/12 4:25pm

Isaac Redman Appears Nonplussed With The Steelers' New Retro Uniforms

The Steelers unveiled these new uniforms today, which are meant to harken back to 1934, when the team was (also) called the Pirates and society had no conception of retinas being spontaneously burned. Maybe it's not too late for the team to temporarily change its name to the Rogues and sign some insane cross-licensing… » 4/17/12 9:20pm 4/17/12 9:20pm