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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: Nick Watt Went All Out When He Saw The Cure Live In Scotland

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Nick Watt 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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The White House Was Lit Up In Rainbow Colors To Celebrate The SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling

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The Obama administration celebrated the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling by lighting up the White House in rainbow colors.

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UPROXX 20: Vanessa Ferlito Is Probably Stalking You On Instagram Right Now

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Vanessa Ferlito 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: Tina Huang Of ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ Is Not Down With Clowns

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Tina Huang 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: Christina Elmore Would Like A Greyhound (The Drink, Not The Dog)

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Christina Elmore 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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Watch Slain Pastor Clementa Pinckney’s Moving 2013 Speech About What His Church Has Meant To America

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"Freedom, equality and the pursuit of happiness. And that is what church is all about: freedom to worship and freedom from sin, freedom to be full of what God intends us to be, and to have equality in the sight of God."

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UPROXX 20: Mo McRae Does Not Care For George Zimmerman

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Mo McRae 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: Lauren Stamile’s Husband Always Does Nice Things For Her, Including Stealing Her Yankees Cap

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Lauren Stamile 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: Jonathan Keltz Won’t Watch The ‘Justified’ Finale Because He Doesn’t Want It To End

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Jonathan Keltz from Entourage 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: Laura Gómez Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Sees Punchable Faces In The GOP Presidential Field

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Laura Gómez 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: Joseph Sikora Is A Pork Chops And Applesauce Kind Of Guy

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Joseph Sikora 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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Jim Gaffigan On His New Show And How His Fear Of Giving Advertising Presentations Led To Him Doing Comedy

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We spoke to Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie about their new TV Land show, The Jim Gaffigan Show. He also gave us a cheeseburger.

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UPROXX 20: Elvis Would Probably Approve Of Stephnie Weir’s Pecan Pie

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Stephnie Weir 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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Now’s Probably A Good Time To Re-Watch John Oliver’s Tremendous 2014 FIFA Trashing

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Long before U.S. authorities dropped a hammer on them, John Oliver exposed FIFA corruption on Last Week Tonight.

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UPROXX 20: Todd Williams Has Many Questions About That Weird Hawaiian Punch Dude

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Todd Williams from "San Andreas" 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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Stephanie Drake Of ‘Mad Men’ Talks To Us About The Finale And The Evolution Of Her Character, Meredith

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Stephanie Drake -- aka "Meredith" from Mad Men -- was nice enough to give us her day-after thoughts on her character and the show.

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UPROXX 20: Matthew MacCaull Of ‘Tomorrowland’ Has Been Listening To A Lot Of Iron Maiden Lately

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Matthew MacCaull 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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Norm Macdonald Issues A Tearful ‘I Love You’ To David Letterman At His Final ‘Late Show’ Appearance

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Norm Macdonald performed the final standup set on Letterman tonight. When he was done, he broke down into tears and expressed love for Dave.

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UPROXX 20: Dan Levy Appreciates Someone Picking Him Up At The Airport

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Dan Levy 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: Annie Wersching Recently Googled ‘Epic Japanese Samurai Ninja Music’

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Annie Wersching 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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