"During the final few nights of the Democratic National Convention, the politically-minded users of Twitter dot com noticed a phenomenon: Republican commentators openly lamenting that their party’s convention had been surpassed in the category of “patriotic fuckfest” by the..." [Gawker]


"Former MLB pitcher and avid meme curator Curt Schilling made the most out of this week’s Democratic National Convention. On Twitter, Schilling followed along with the speeches, shared memes, and told the sheeple to wake up." [Deadspin]

"As we’ve stated before, Ichiro Suzuki is the true Hit King, and Pete Rose, who looks like two dog asses fucking, can get bent. We were forced to make this proclamation after Rose got sassy about the 1,278 hits Ichiro racked up in Japan, which make him a definitively superior..." [Deadspin]

"Regardless of whatever political good or harm it did, former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s appearance at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday appears to have gotten under Republican nominee Donald Trump’s skin. “Trump says he wants to run the nation like he’s..." [Gawker]

"Turns out politicians are just like us—they were once young and attractive, with their whole lives ahead of them, and now they’re not. Join us on a truly incredible DNC-themed look back at once was, what could have been, and which former cutie you should call “dad” this week on..." [Gawker]

"PHILADELPHIA — Tonight in front of thousands of people, Hillary Clinton came out [BEAMING? TK]. And as she made her way to the podium, on what is perhaps the biggest night of her career thus far, Hillary Clinton [TYPE OF FALL TK] right on the DNC stage." [Gawker]

"Offering to lend Donald Trump his copy of the Constitution, the father of a Muslim soldier killed fighting in Iraq humiliated Donald Trump on stage at the Democratic National Convention, pointing out, rather accurately, that Trump has never had to make a major sacrifice in his..." [Gawker]

"Some people are fans of the Dallas Cowboys. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Dallas Cowboys. This 2016 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here. And buy Drew’s new book here." [Deadspin]

"For the past several days I’ve literally been running an experiment with Pokémon Go, trying to hatch eggs while running through Brooklyn and Manhattan. I ran enough that I should have hatched the 10km egg I was incubating in the game, but I did not. For nearly 20km, its shell..." [Kotaku]

"One of Disney’s most underrated films, The Rocketeer, is finally getting the respect it deserves. The Hollywood Reporter says the company is prepping a brand new sequel/reboot called The Rocketeers and the new hero is an African-American woman." [io9]

"Earlier today, Donald Trump held a Reddit AMA, offering insights into such topics as whether he is getting tired of winning (he is not). But in the midst of his internet frenzy, Trump appears to have accidentally revealed the true identity of the DNC email hacker." [Gawker]


"Donald Trump held a patently absurd press conference this morning, in which he offered that foreign governments should hack Hillary Clinton, asked reporters if they’re familiar with the “n-word,” and referred to John Hinckley—the man who tried to kill Ronald Reagan—as “David.”..." [Gawker]

"The first speaker of the Democratic Convention on Tuesday night was Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, who was once described by the Washington Post as “close as family” to the Clintons. His buddies did him a nice favor getting him a slot on the main stage tonight, though I can’t..." [Gawker]

"On Tuesday, conservative commentators sprang into actually to “fact check” Michelle Obama’s remark about the White House being built with slave labor, successfully missing the point of her story to note that, hey, lots of non-slaves worked on it too. Bill O’Reilly went one..." [Gawker]