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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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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.

leadership

Passionless Obama Sleepwalks Through Ferguson Press Conference, Weary Nation Weeps

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President Obama held a press conference today to address the increasing turmoil in Ferguson. It was not really all that well received.

#Ferguson

Things Get Ugly In Ferguson As Michael Brown’s Autopsy Finds He Was Shot 6 Times, Twice In The Head

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An autopsy found that Michael Brown was shot six times, twice in the head. Meanwhile, things are spinning out of control in Ferguson.

#Robin Williams

Lewis Black Responds To Rush Limbaugh’s Comments About Robin Williams: F*CK YOU

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Lewis Black responds in typical Lewis Black fashion to Rush Limbaugh's comments about Robin Williams' death.

#Ferguson

Here’s How Fox News Is Covering The Ferguson Protests, In Case You Were Wondering

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How's Fox News handling their coverage of Ferguson? By essentially implying that MLK wouldn't approve of protesters' actions.

#Fox News

Fox News’ Dr. Keith Ablow: Michelle Obama ‘Needs To Drop A Few’

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Dr. Keith Ablow thinks Michelle Obama isn't qualified to give nutritional advice because she's got a big butt, or something.

bloviating bloviators

Right On Cue, Rush Limbaugh Said Something Impossibly Stupid About Robin Williams Committing Suicide

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Rush Limbaugh would like everyone to know that Robin Williams killed himself because he was a liberal. Or something.

legalized scams

John Oliver Took The Parasitic Payday Loan Industry To The Woodshed On ‘Last Week Tonight’

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Payday loan companies are modern day loan sharks. Please allow John Oliver to explain.

#UPROXX 20

UPROXX 20: Kim Wayans Has Wonderful Siblings, But You Probably Already Knew That

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

ROASTS

Please Enjoy This Unedited, Never-Broadcast 1977 Roast Of Richard Pryor

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In 1977 NBC aired "The Richard Pryor Show," the last episode of which was a roast of Pryor. It's amazing.

memories

Let’s Remember TV On The Radio’s Asskicking Performance Of ‘Wolf Like Me’ On ‘Letterman’ In 2006

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TV on the Radio announced a forthcoming new album today. Let's remember the time they rocked the hell out of the Ed Sullivan Theater.

Politics

Mike Rowe Is Running For County Judge In Lafayette, Arkansas

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How bad are things in Lafayette, Arkansas? A group of locals petitioned him to run for county judge there...and he's going to do it!

beefs

Freddie Prinze Jr.’s Ex Is Clearly #TeamKiefer In The Freddie Prinze Jr./Kiefer Sutherland Death Feud

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Freddy Prinze Jr.'s ex, Kimberly McCullough, is obviously taking Kiefer Sutherland's side in his beef with her "douche" ex.


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