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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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palace intrigue

There’s Some Crazy Sh*t Going Down With The Family Of The Owner Of The New Orleans Saints & Pelicans

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New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is not likely to live much longer. Cue the Family Feud theme song.

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Donald Faison’s Wife Hogs The DVR To Record ‘Crap,’ So He Visits YouPorn Regularly

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

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: David Alan Basche Rocks Out To Neil Diamond And Waka Flocka Flame

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

NANCY GRACE HAS NO SOUL

Watch 2 Chainz Heroically Vaporize Wicked TV Troll Nancy Grace In A Debate Over Weed Legalization

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Nancy Grace is the worst. Meanwhile, 2 Chainz is the best. It's a battle of good vs. evil. WHO YA GOT?!

#Golden Globes

Watch Michael Keaton’s Emotional Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

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"I'm so grateful from the bottom of my heart," Keaton said. "You don't know what this means to me."

60 minutes

Alleged Sext By Steve Kroft To His Mistress: ‘Just Ordered Out. Would Rather Be Eating Your Pudding.’

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“Miss you and all that goes with it. Especially my favorite tastes and colors … pink and brown.”

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UPROXX 20: Just Give Jenifer Lewis Some Warm Krispy Kreme Donuts And She’s All Good

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

BILL COSBY

Keshia Knight Pulliam Got Fired By Donald Trump On ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ For Refusing To Call Bill Cosby

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Keshia Knight Pulliam, AKA Rudy Huxtable from The Cosby Show, refused to call Bill Cosby to ask for a donation. Gee, I WONDER WHY?!

STUART SCOTT

Watch Rich Eisen’s Moving Farewell To His Former ‘SportsCenter’ Co-Anchor, Stuart Scott

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If watching Hannah Storm announce the death of Stuart Scott didn't move you to tears, watching Rich Eisen eulogize his former Sportcenter co-anchor will.

criminal masterminds

Is Lena Dunham Responsible For The Sony Hack? Maybe!

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Lena Dunham is obviously the person who hacked Sony. Send her to Guantanamo and cancel Girls immediately.

#Fox News

Fox & Friends Wants To Know: ‘What Are You Over?’

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The people who run the Fox & Friends are either dumb or expert trolls.

serial

Jay From ‘Serial’ Speaks: ‘There Was Never A Real Friendship (With Adnan)’

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"There was never a real friendship (with Adnan)." WELL WHY DID YOU HELP ADNAN BURY THE DEAD BODY OF THE GIRLFRIEND WHO HE MURDERED?!?!

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Lili Simmons Danced On Stage With 30 Seconds To Mars At The Hollywood Bowl

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

white people news

Report: Chris Martin Bought A Massage For Gwyneth Paltrow, Who Was Wearing UGGs

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Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow are obviously boning because guys don't buy massages for UGG-wearing ladies they're not boning

serial

The Infamous Jay From The ‘Serial’ Podcast Says He’s Ready To Talk

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If you listened to Serial you probably have a lot of thoughts about Jay, who now says he's ready to be interviewed on the record.

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Kelly Stables Really Wishes Kristen Stewart Would Smile A Bit More

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

music festivals

BUKU Music + Art Project Announces Its 2015 Lineup With A Sexxxy Video

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New Orleans in March is lovely. You should really consider going for the BUKU Music + Art Project.

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Kyle Dunnigan Thinks About His Mom While Rocking Out To Billy Joel

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

#Stephen Colbert

Colbert’s Final ‘Better Know A District’ Was A Rambunctious, No-F*cks-Given Frolic Around Capitol Hill

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Watch Stephen Colbert and Rep. Jack Kingston of Georgia run around Congress like college kids on acid in Colbert's final "Better Know a District" segment.


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