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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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UPROXX 20: Jon Taffer Of ‘Bar Rescue’ Will Have An Old Fashioned, Every Time

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Jon Taffer, host of Spike's "Bar Rescue," was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his schedule to answer a few questions from us.

eviscerations

Jon Stewart Is Leaving The ‘Daily Show’ Soon, But He’s Still Taking Down Fox News With Surgical Precision

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Jon Stewart's still got it. Enjoy his glorious takedowns of Fox News while you still can.

old people and technology

Larry King Is So Old That He Can’t Seem To Remember Which Impossibly Old Method Of Tweeting He Uses

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Larry King's tweet-posting process involves a flip phone, an answering machine, his wife, an assistant, and probably Judy Garland for good measure.

sheeeeeeeeeit

You Can Now Own Your Own Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Talking Bobblehead That Says ‘Sheeeeeeeeit’

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Now you know what to get for all the fans of The Wire in your life for their birthdays: a talking bobblehead of Clay Davis saying, "Sheeeeeeeeeit."

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UPROXX 20: Dr. Fran Walfish Of ‘Sex Box’ Is A Sucker For A Good ‘Pop/Rock Jewel’ From Michael McDonald

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Dr. Fran Walfish was nice enough to take a few minutes out of her busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

#Veep

Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Discusses ‘Motherf*ckers’ And The Origin Of His Famous ‘Sheeeeeeeeeit’ Catchphrase

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We spoke to Isiah Whitlock Jr. recently and he explained the origins of his famous "sheeeeeeeeeit," in addition to making a dream come true.

hustlers

Atlanta Megachurch Pastor Creflo Dollar Is Asking His Congregation To Pay For His New $65 Million Private Jet

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Creflo Dollar is an old school street hustler in preacher's clothing. And now he's taking his game to another level.

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UPROXX 20: Ari Shaffir Has A Flip Phone And All Of His Friends Hate It

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Ari Shaffir 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: Jason Isaacs Would Like To Charge His Phone At Your Bar

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Jason Isaacs 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: Constance Wu Found Possibly The Kindest Cabbie In All Of New York City

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

ESPN

Here’s Stephen A. Smith Insinuating That Chip Kelly’s Offseason Roster Moves Are Motivated By Racism

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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith said something impossibly stupid again. Shocking, I know.

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UPROXX 20: Zephyr Benson Likes His Bacon Crisp And His Grits Covered In Hot Sauce

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

#Mad Men

Get Ready For The Final Season Of ‘Mad Men’ With These Vintage Clips Of First Occurrences On The Show

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Are you ready for the final season of Mad Men? Probably not. No one is, really. But here are some vintage clips to help get you ready.

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UPROXX 20: Iliza Shlesinger Likes Fruity Drinks, And Her Ex-Boyfriend Took Her To An ‘Amazing’ Nickelback Concert

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Iliza Shlesinger 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: Dan Cummins Is Nearing The End Of His Rope With ‘The Walking Dead’

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

#Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman Is Going To Play Ignatius J. Reilly In A Theater Production Of ‘A Confederacy Of Dunces’

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Nick Offerman will play Ignatius J. Reilly in a Boston-area stage production of "A Confederacy of Dunces."

LARRY DAVID

Larry David’s ’60 Minutes’ Interview Was Delightfully Very Larry David

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Larry David was the subject of a 60 Minutes profile that aired last night. It was wonderful.

end times

We Watched ‘Sex Box’ So You Might Not Have To. Here’s What We Saw.

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A new reality show called "Sex Box" premieres tonight. We were sent a screener for it, which we watched and kept a running diary of.

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UPROXX 20: Ralphie May Doesn’t Give A Sh*t About Your Favorite Craft Beer

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Ralphie May 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: Jon Seda Has Some Episodes Of ‘Better Call Saul’ To Catch Up On

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Jon Seda 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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