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  • Nightmare Ant Planks: Or Why I’ll Never Sleep Well Again

    Nightmare Ant (who is technically known as Mad Ant but everyone knows that he’s really Nightmare Ant) is the mascot for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League. He recently joined in the planking craze. Which means that planking officially is a thing. It may have come and gone in Internet land, but nothing actually happens in the real world until Nightmare Ant says that it can. (via Read More ›

    Jack Moore 3 years ago 16 responses

  • ‘Longhorn Girl’ Arielle Angelovich

    This University of Texas co-ed is an internet sensation on sports blogs after showing up on the ESPN telecast of UT v Kansas, and is a “spicy” search on Google Trends today. She vows never to go to another sporting event again because of the attention she’s getting now. [Ed Note: So, um, here’s fuel to that fire.] Read More ›

    Jim Prosser 4 years ago 5 responses

  • Buzz Bissinger Hates Blogs

    Bissinger - author of Friday Night Lights, Pulitzer Prize winner - appeared Bob Costas Live and launched a lengthy tirade at Deadspin editor Will Leitch about the evils of the web. “I think that blogs are dedicated to cruelty, they’re dedicated to journalistic dishonesty,” he told the audience. “It really pisses the sh*t out of me.” Oh, Buzz. But you’ve got such a perfectly web-ready first name! Why you gotsta hate the internet? Read More ›

    Scott Lamb 6 years ago respond