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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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UKRAINE

Want To See An Angry Mob Toss A Politician Into A Dumpster? Of Course You Do.

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Earlier this year Vitaly Zhuravsky sponsored a bill in the Ukrainian parliament designed to crack down on political protest. And now this...

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Xosha Roquemore Of ‘The Mindy Project’ Knew Beyonce Was Pregnant Before You Did

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

hunter s. thompson

Hunter S. Thompson’s 9/12/01 ESPN Column Predicted Exactly What Would Happen In The Aftermath Of 9/11

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Was Hunter S. Thompson a psychic, in addition to being a booze and cocaine fiend and a great writer? Possibly!

Jesus Freaks

And Now Here’s Pat Robertson Blaming Lesbianism On The Proliferation Of ‘Girl-On-Girl Movies’

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Because you've been dying to hear Pat Robertson utter the words, "girl-on-girl."

HOWARD STERN

Listen To Howard Stern’s Broadcast From The Morning Of 9/11

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What was the usually raucous Howard Stern Show like on the morning of 9/11. Shock, confusion and anger reigned, as you can probably imagine.

HANNIBAL BURESS

Hannibal Buress Wore A Jumpsuit With His Face Printed On It On ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’

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Hannibal Buress is embarking on a new standup tour. You should go see him for this jumpsuit alone.

short films

This Slow-Motion Look At The Streets Of New York Is Some Mighty Fine Eye Porn

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Kudos to filmmaker Tim Sessler -- he made a beautiful love letter to New York with this.

evil pricks

ISIS Is Now Threatening To Assassinate Twitter Employees For Suspending Their Accounts

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Not content with beheading journalists, ISIS is now threatening to murder Twitter employees.

the 80s

This 1981 ABC News ’20/20′ Report On The Rise Of Rap Music Is Equal Parts Fascinating And Hilarious

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This actually may be mainstream America's introduction to rap/hip-hop music, and for that alone it belongs in a time capsule.

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER

UPROXX 20: Bec Rawlings Would Like To Punch Joanne Calderwood In The Face

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Bec Rawlings takes a moment to tell us who she'd most like to punch.

#Fox News

Phil Robertson Of ‘Duck Dynasty’ Knows How Obama Should Handle ISIS: ‘Convert Them Or Kill Them’

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When it comes to how to handle ISIS, this Christian's views do not stray far from the philosophy of radical Islam.

the fat jew

January Jones Wants You To Know She’s ‘Flattered’ That The Fat Jew Wants To Drink Her Butt Sweat

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January Jones is down with the Fat Jew's raunchy humor, and she wants you to know it.

CNN

Someone Should Tell CNN That 4chan Is A Thing, Not A Person

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A CNN "technology analyst" apparently doesn't know that 4chan isn't an actual person.

casey neistat

Casey Neistat’s ‘A Love Story’ Will Make You Believe In Love Again

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You may want to have a box of tissues nearby when you watch Casay Neistat's "A Love Story." Consider yourself warned.

#College Football

Let Us Celebrate The Birth Of The Popeyes Bahamas Bowl By Ranking Popeyes’ Side Items

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In case you haven't heard, your new favorite college football bowl game is the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl.

evil dicks

Authorities Believe That The Man Who Beheaded Photojournalist James Foley Is This British Rapper

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A rapper from West London is believed to be the man who beheaded photojournalist James Foley in a video that hit the web last week.

short films

‘Paris Through Pentax’ Might Make You Want To Drop Everything And Go To Paris

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See the City of Light through the lens of a Pentax 67 in this short film.

#Music Videos

Coldplay’s ‘True Love’ Video Is Disgustingly Cute, Sweet

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Coldplay has a new video out. You probably want to hate it, but you won't be able to.

#Fox News

Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Is SO OVER The Protests In Ferguson, Missouri

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Megyn Kelly was not pleased when Fox News producers ran footage of the protests in Ferguson on her show last night.

#Ferguson

St. Louis Native Jon Hamm Weighed In On The Ferguson Mess At Jon Hamm Bobblehead Night At Busch Stadium

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Monday night was Jon Hamm bobblehead night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. A reporter for People asked Hamm for his thoughts on Ferguson.


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