Archive | drew magary

You’re Not Sticking To Sports When You Stick To Sports

We live in an age of mass cowardice, and so it’s unsurprising that the PGA—that famed bastion of sporting tolerance—would not only charge ahead with staging a major tournament at a Trump-owned golf course, but also that they would limply try to have it both ways by consigning the President’s flagrant, deadly racism to…Read more… […]

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Stop Enabling Barstool’s Shit

Barstool Sports, a site for boys who wanna grow up to be Donald Trump Jr., is getting shit on this week. This is a justified shitting-on, because comedian Miel Bredouw called out the site for using a video that she made without giving her credit—in fact, we found they sometimes upload pilfered content via a […]

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The Walls Are Closing In

It wasn’t supposed to be like this, I swear. When these here Intertubes came to prominence, the idea was that information would finally be free; that people would know MORE about this stupid world than they did before, because everyone would have a voice and because anyone, regardless of background, could find an…Read more… Continue […]

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Every Parent Has A Road Trip From Hell. Here’s Mine.

I never threaten to turn the car around. That’s a cliché and an empty threat, but more important it offends my sensibilities as a father. I will never turn the car around and sacrifice the time I’ve made. Ever. We could accidentally leave grandma’s heart meds back at the house and I’m still not going […]

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OH MY GOD SNOWMOBILING RULES DROP EVERYTHING YOU HAVE NOW AND BUY A SNOWMOBILE OR ELSE SPEND THE REST OF YOUR LIFE ONLINE LIKE A LOSER

This week the Deadspin Snow Idiots visited the toddlin’ town of St. Bonifacius to ride some snowmobiles with friend of the blog Karl and his father-in-law, Jeff. And brother, lemme tell you: I have wasted my life. To think I went 41 years without knowing the feel of a growling snowhog between my ample thighs […]

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The Cruel Blogfathers Of Deadspin Show Their True Colors

Compete is a joint project between Kotaku and Deadspin, and as the Compete editor and writers, we like to say that we have two dads. They’re both supportive, loving parents, if ones with slightly different workflows—or so we thought until last night, when one father’s apparently hidden resentments boiled over. We were…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ribs for your pleasure, from Head Smokeboy Drew Magary

Earlier this year I bought a smoker and became obsessed with it, as dads are prone to doing. I spent all summer overcooking and undercooking meats of various sizes and unctuousness. I fiddled with the dampers endlessly. I toyed with the idea of getting a WiFi-enabled smoker fan (to control the temperature from the…Read more… […]

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