Rejoice! The College Football Playoff Is Probably Going To Abandon New Year's Eve

Those running the College Football Playoff wanted to institute a new sports tradition by scheduling the semifinal games on New Year’s Eve. The tradition they inaugurated was slightly different: sports fans not watching the semifinal games because it’s freaking New Year’s Eve and who the hell wants to stay in and watch…


Tom Hardy Can Steal A Whole Season Of Television In Six Minutes

Tom Hardy isn’t the main character of Peaky Blinders, a BBC show about an upwardly mobile 1920s Romani crime family by the same name. He doesn’t show up until season two as Alfie Solomons, the leader of a Jewish gang in London who becomes one of many adversaries faced by Tommy Shelby (played by Cillian Murphy), the…

GRRM Reads New Old Pages, Lending Credence To Insane Game Of Thrones Fan Theory

Famed no-pages-haver George R.R. Martin went to Balticon last weekend, revealed Brienne of Tarth’s secret lineage, and read some pages, which, despite their fresh unveiling, are old. He’s been slowly letting out advance chapters from The Winds Of Winter, the sixth volume in his A Song Of Ice And Fire saga, over the…


Fox Sports Live Relaunches; Spends Most Of Time Mocking Show's Low Ratings

Fox Sports 1 relaunched Fox Sports Live tonight in hopes a revamped format might spark the highlight show’s inexplicably bad ratings. What we got instead was hosts Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole in a miniscule studio repeatedly mocking the previous incarnation’s failures with their signature brand of Canadian, um, humour.