About The Author

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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Golden Retriever Vs. German Shepherd In A Spaghetti Eating Contest: WHO YA GOT?!?!

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If you needed proof that golden retrievers are living garbage disposals, well, here ya go.

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Ted Nugent’s Post-Ferguson Message To African-Americans: ‘Quit Killin Each Other You F*ckin Idiots’

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Ted Nugent likes to share his opinions with the world, so naturally he had something to say about the whole Ferguson mess.


Jim Gaffigan Has Some Things To Say About Thanksgiving And ‘Stuffing’

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In case you were wondering what America's favorite overeater thinks about America's favorite day of overeating, wonder no more.

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Larry King Might Be In The Doghouse After Tweeting About How His Wife Would Be A Great Hooker

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Here's a piece of advice to all the guys out there: never tweet about your wife or girlfriend being a hooker. Larry King should know this.


Former NBC Employee Claims That He Was Bill Cosby’s Fixer, Paid Off Young Women To Keep Them Quiet

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“I did a lot of crazy things for him...He was covering himself by having my name on it."


Jon Stewart Made A Joke About Bill Cosby Laying Pipe Without Approval During A Keystone Pipeline Segment

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Not so fast, Conan & Seth Meyers! Jon Stewart may have actually been the first late night talk show to make a joke about the Bill Cosby rape scandal.

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Black Friday Finally Gets The Frothy, Profane Lewis Black Rant It So Justly Deserves

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If anything was ever deserving of Lewis Black's righteous anger, it's Black Friday.


UPROXX 20: Michael Trucco Just Wants To Go Fishing And Drink Beer, Man

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

#Music Videos

Watch Matt Nathanson Help Deaf, Impoverished Peruvians Hear In His New Video


Seeing people who've either never been able to hear or who haven't been able to hear for years suddenly be able to hear will make your day.

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JetBlue Is Cutting Back On Legroom And Adding Bag Fees

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JetBlue will soon be like every other sh*tty airline most of us all hate.

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Uber Execs Suddenly Appear To Be Teaching A Master Class In How To F*ck Oneself

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The past 24 hours have been a PR disaster for Uber. Why must a company we love so much be run by such seemingly terrible people?


And Now Here’s Jon Stewart Interviewing Conan O’Brien In 1994 On His MTV Show

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Need some 90s in your day today? Well, look no further...here ya go!


UPROXX 20: Tommy Savas Is Not Convinced That Cats Aren’t Communists

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Tommy Savas 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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Some Friends Of Uproxx Need Your Help

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Some friends of an Uproxx staff member, Matt and Jill Zane -- both adored school teachers in the Wall Township, New Jersey school district -- need help. Their son Caden is very sick.


UPROXX 20: Jesse Ventura Would Really Like To Punch Dick Cheney In The Face

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Jesse Ventura was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions from us.

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What We Learned Watching David Letterman Interview Andre The Giant On His Show In 1984

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Andre The Giant was a guest on David Letterman's NBC late night show. The resulting interview is wonderful.


UPROXX 20: David Tutera Is A Really Big Fan Of Sam Smith

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

60 minutes

This ’60 Minutes’ Report On A Liberian Hospital Treating Ebola Patients Is Fascinating And Heartbreaking

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The report is both interesting and gut-wrenching, for a host of reasons. Prepare for the room you're in to get a bit dusty near the end.


UPROXX 20: Leah Remini Is A Frankfurter And A Knish Kind Of Gal

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Leah Remini 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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