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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: 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.

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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."

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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.

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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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In Which Hunter S. Thompson Calls Customer Service And Leaves A Voice Message

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Hunter S. Thompson had to deal with customer service just like the rest of us. Except he handled such things a bit...differently.

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris Stroll Onstage In His Underwear For The Oscars’ ‘Birdman’ Parody

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We have absolute confirmation -- Neil Patrick Harris does indeed have balls. Big ones.

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Things Didn’t Go As Planned When We Crossed State Lines To See ‘Boyhood’ Last Summer

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Ever wanted to see a movie so bad that you traveled to see it, just because you couldn't wait for it to play at a cinema near you? We have!

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Craig Robinson Gives Us An Exclusive Look At The Glamorous ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′ Press Tour

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Want to know what it's like to be a movie star out promoting a big movie? Craig Robinson is here to show you!

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UPROXX 20: Clark Duke Will Sip A High Life While Listening To The New Father John Misty Album

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Clark Duke 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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Book Excerpt: About That Time Gerald Ford Got Drunk And Plopped His Foot Into A Wheel Of Brie

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Happy Presidents' Day, everyone! Here's a reminder that presidents get really wasted from time to time, just like you and me.

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Larry King’s Twitter Shoutout To Sam Smith Deserves Its Own Award For Best Grammy-Related Tweet

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Larry King was at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party, where he saw Sam Smith perform. Now watch Larry work his TWITTER MAGIC.

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UPROXX 20: Bon Qui Qui’s Perfect Day Would Involve Shopping With Someone Else’s Money

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Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, aka Bon Qui Qui, was nice enough to take a few minutes out of her schedule to answer a few questions from us.

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UPROXX 20: Wayne Knight Prefers Serving Meat From Animals That Have Mated Politely

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

Books

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Author Harper Lee Is Finally Releasing Another Book

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It's been over 50 years since To Kill a Mockingbird was published. Now author Harper Lee is finally publishing another novel, a sequel to her classic.


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