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The Dugout: The Houston Astros’ Keys To Success

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I was talking with Nick the other night, and we determined that the most forgotten team in baseball is either the Toronto Blue Jays or the Houston Astros.


The Dugout: Hello, Old Friend

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Before Thursday, the only way baseball players got injured is by conditioning improperly and requiring Tommy John surgery, conditioning properly and requiring Tommy John surgery, kicking or punching inanimate objects in anger, or trying to iron a shirt while wearing it.


What’s On Tonight: Matt Returns!

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A firm handshake to all the other guest editors who appeared over the past week, and apologies to the commenters whose terrible television viewing habits I steadfastly refused to validate.

#Mad Men

So, About ‘Mad Men’

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I've taken plenty of shots at Mad Men over the past few days, and I'd like to clarify: when you watch Mad Men, you aren't watching a bad show.


Stop Trying To Deconstruct Steve Brule

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I've never been a huge fan of Adult Swim programming, but I can't deny that Check It Out.


Montel Williams Is Awesome

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Marijuana is sort of like, I don't know, yogurt, or The Montel Williams Show, in that it isn't for me, but I'm all for everyone having the right to consume it.

Morning Links, By Incubus

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Please enjoy the soothing sounds of music I liked when I was 18 years old that is not as crappy as it probably should be.

The Wire

‘Fringe’ Gets 100% More Like ‘The Wire’

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(This image is from a The Wire-centric art project by Blake Hicks.


The All-Star Game Commercial Is Completely Terrifying Again

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Torii Hunter has been placed on the 15-day disabled list after being crushed beneath the foot of a giant shirtless child.


These Morning Links Could Improve Your Life

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This video has been around for years, but it's just as fascinating as the day it was uploaded.


British Robots Are Terrible Roommates

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This is a clip from this season of Big Brother UK in which a woman loses a floor-cleaning competition to a robot and then is made to dress like a robot herself.


Jay Leno’s Internal Monologue And External Dialogue

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Iallalallal I always love stories about your dad, how how how's he doing.


Show About Cops To Be Cop Show

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Detroit 1-8-7, an upcoming ABC show starring Michael Imperioli that was originally conceived to be "mockumentary cop drama," <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/07/abc_decides_to_drop_the_mockum.html">is now being re-tooled as simply "cop drama,"</a> because save for Bones, Castle, The Closer, Criminal Minds, CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: New York, Dark Blue, Flashpoint, In Plain Sight, Justified, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: SVU, Memphis Beat, The Mentalist, Rookie Blue, and Southland, there is a dearth of cop dramas on television.


‘Louie’ Is So Much Better Than A Comedy

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Seriouspost Alert: this concerns an episode of Louie that aired two nights ago, but really needs to be addressed.


‘Even Stephven’ Returns

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Back in the "Jon Stewart looks like an MTV personality" era of The Daily Show, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell's "Even Stephven" was arguably the show's most popular recurring feature.


Primetime Emmy Nominees Announced

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The <a href="http://videogum.com/199091/the-2010-emmy-award-nominees/awards/">2010 Primetime Emmy award nominees</a> have been announced.

#LeBron James

LeBron James Would Like You To Know That LeBron James

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In case you forgot during the eight microseconds you spent shifting your eyes' gaze from the above headline to this sentence, I would like to remind you that LeBron James.

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