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What A Silent Retreat Is Like For Someone Who Can't Shut Up

Seriously, I can’t shut up. “Loquacious” would be putting it nicely. “Needy, overwhelming persistence” would probably be more accurate. Hell, it’s why I’m a journalist: because I can’t keep myself from expressing every single utterly useless thought that slips into my head. Although I can fend off the urge to…

Get A Load Of Vittorio Brumotti, Maniac Cycling Stuntman

After Peter Sagan won the Tour of Flanders last weekend, he blasted a lo-fi ‘gram of himself wheelieing across the line with the caption “Winner!”. Sagan is somewhat of an ur bro, whose bike handling skills are only exceeded by his propensity to show them off. In a moderate deep dive into the Sagan media oeuvre, I…

Sergey Kovalev Quacks At Adonis "Chickenson," Who Then Comes After Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev battered Jean Pascal in retaining his three light heavyweight belts tonight in Montreal, but the Russian wasn’t content to stop landing blows after Pascal’s trainer Freddie Roach threw in the towel after the seventh round. Kovalev brought up the failed attempts at unifying the light heavyweight title by…

Here's Will Ferrell's At-Bat In Ferrell Takes The Field, Which Was A Drag Otherwise

Spoiler Alert: They don’t really let Will Ferrell pitch in Ferrell Takes the Field, his stunt HBO doc where he plays every position (plus designated hitter) for 10 different MLB teams during one day of 2015 spring training action in Arizona. No, in his 90-second stint with the Dodgers, he throws one quote-unquote…

Trevor Bauer Imitates Three Teammates' Batting Stances In One At-Bat

Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer had some fun last night with his rare opportunity to make some plate appearances, and made the most of his third trip to the plate in Pittsburgh by mimicking three of his teammates’ batting stances: Mike Aviles, Jason Kipnis, and Ryan Raburn. How well did he do? We placed them side-by-side…

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Let's Try Joy Of Cooking's Worst Recipes. First Up: Quick Fish Loaf

I like to eat. Most of you do, too, I’m fairly sure, because I’ve seen you all doing it out at restaurants and in front of, behind, or under food trucks, and I daresay you looked quite pleased with yourselves. But due to the finite geometry of intestines and other guts, as well as the unwelcome but omnipresent…