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Brett Michael Dykes, aka "Cajun Boy," is the Editor-in-Chief of Uproxx and a New York Times contributor. Previously, he was a national affairs reporter for Yahoo! News and a writer/editor at Gawker. Brett has also written for Gourmet Live, Deadspin, Esquire, Animal New York, Yahoo! Sports, Complex, Gambit and Dealbreaker, among others. His hobbies include obsessing over sports, politics, food and culture, taking long, hot baths, and hanging with his dog, Sazerac. Email him at: brett at uproxx dot com. Follow him on Twitter at @thecajunboy.
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Please Enjoy Guy Fieri Eating Things In Slow-Motion Set To ‘Killing Me Softly’

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This apparently made some rounds on the web last year, but who gives a sh*t...it's gold.

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Skip Bayless: Rape Charges Gave Kobe Bryant The ‘Sizzle’ He Needed To Sell More Sneakers

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Sure, this is a clip from First Take, but this is positively one of the stupidest things a human being has ever said on television.

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UPROXX 20: Justin Baldoni Would Not Be Opposed To A Hugh Grant Movie Marathon

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Justin Baldoni was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

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UPROXX 20: Scott Aukerman Has 170 Episodes Of ‘The Simpsons’ On His DVR

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Scott Aukerman was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

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Allow Shep Smith To Explain Why Everyone Needs To Chill The Hell Out About Ebola

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"Given what we know today, you should have no concerns about getting Ebola at all. None. I promise." -- Shep Smith

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Watch ‘Metal Grasshopper,’ Pantera Frontman Phil Anselmo’s Web Series With Comedian Dave Hill

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"If you like stuff with corpse paint, burning pentagrams, medieval weaponry, irritable goats...you are totally going to love Metal Grasshopper

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Here, Have Some Paris With Your Morning Coffee

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Wish you were in Paris? Here's a little video to make you feel like you are.

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Never Go To The Post Office, Ever

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We went to the Post Office today. That was a terrible idea.

#Music Videos

Please Enjoy Boyfriend’s Sexy Video For ‘Jealousy’

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Meet Boyfriend, a rapper from New Orleans who describes herself in her bio as "rap game Bette Midler" and the "Carol Burnette of hip hop."

CNN

Here’s Mike Rowe Singing Opera Live On CNN Today

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Mike Rowe was once an opera singer in Baltimore. Check out his pipes.

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UPROXX 20: Stephanie Beatriz Of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Had A Really Good Time At A Haim Concert

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Stephanie Beatriz was nice enough to take a few minutes out of her busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

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UPROXX 20: Jennifer Lafleur Has Had Chicken Bones Hurled At Her By Yankees Fans

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Jennifer Lafleur was nice enough to take a few minutes out of her busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

#The Daily Show

Jon Stewart: The ‘Ebola Fever’-Stricken Mainstream Media Are Fanning The Flames Of Panic

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Is the mainstream media blowing the Ebola virus out of proportion for ratings? They would never do such a thing, WOULD THEY?

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UPROXX 20: Andrew W.K. Appreciates McDonald’s Way More Than You Probably Do

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Andrew W.K. was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

#Music Videos

Enjoy This Hypnotic, Soulful Cover Of Sheryl Crow’s ‘The Difficult Kind’ By NOLA Songbird Maggie Koerner

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Sometimes, a cover of a song is better than the original. This may be one of those times.

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UPROXX 20: Ken Marino Takes His Kids To Nicki Minaj Shows, Can’t Resist Watching ‘Crossroads’ If It’s On

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Ken Marino was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

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John Oliver Thinks That America’s Drone Program Is Absolutely Horrifying

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Armed American drones patrol the skies in many countries. This does not set will with the people in those countries.


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