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Dana Jacobson Has The Sole Appropriate Reaction To The Mike And Mike Roast (Deadspin Classic)

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Dana Jacobson is reportedly leaving ESPN. Four years ago, she gave us one of our favorite moments. Originally published Jan. 14, 2008.

Last Friday night, they held that "Mike And Mike Celebrity Roast" thing in Atlantic City. It was about as entertaining as you'd expected it to be, according to the Press Of Atlantic City. (No offense to Trey Wingo, but when you host half the show, and the other half is hosted by Jeffrey Ross, you're in trouble.) But we're not here to talk about Mike And Mike, or the Roast. We're here to talk about Dana Jacobson.


The former "Cold Pizza" diva and current "ESPN First Take" Bayless wrangler apparently had a wee bit too much fun.

ESPN anchor Dana Jacobson made an absolute fool of herself, swilling vodka from a Belvedere bottle, mumbling along and cursing like a sailor as Mike & Mike rested their heads in their hands in embarrassment. [Comedian Eddie] Griffin came to the podium to defend her after she was booed by the crowd. Ross eventually had to pull her off stage, too.

We hear rumblings of a rather outstanding video that was taken of this, but we haven't seen it yet. (You know where to find us.)

All told, we've always enjoyed Jacobson — we think of her as, like, the youngest, coolest mom on our block growing up — and we like her even more now. We can think of no more appropriate reaction to being forced to attend a Mike And Mike Roast than swigging from a bottle of Belvedere, Jim Morrison-style, while jumping on stage and, essentially, committing career suicide. We'd do the exact same thing, had we been in that position. And we wouldn't have looked as perty.


Roast Of 'Mike & Mike' In Atlantic City Runs From Brilliant To Terrible [Press Of Atlantic City]

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