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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: Dan Levy Appreciates Someone Picking Him Up At The Airport

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Dan Levy 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: Annie Wersching Recently Googled ‘Epic Japanese Samurai Ninja Music’

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

#Mad Men

‘Mad Men’ Star Paul Johansson (AKA Ferg) Tells Us The Story Behind His Terrible Don Draper Impersonation

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We spoke to actor Paul Johansson about Mad Men and his character, who he playfully defended, in a delightful, wide-ranging conversation.

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UPROXX 20: Billy Gardell’s Boyhood Crushes Were On Wonder Woman And The Bionic Woman

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Billy Gardell 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: Amy Fleisher Madden’s Last Meal Would Consist Of All The Gluten

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Amy Fleisher Madden 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: Nate Bargatze Has Never Eaten Anything Better Than Hot Dogs From A Tennessee Gas Station

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

sports fandom

On Having A Front Row Seat To See Steph Curry Break The Hearts Of The Pelicans And Their Fans

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What's it like to have a front row seat to see your team get shot in the heart by Steph Curry? It's gut-wrenching, but entertaining.

THE KARDASHIANS

Bruce Jenner To Diane Sawyer: ‘I Am A Woman…I Have The Soul Of A Female’

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Bruce Jenner unveiled himself as a woman tonight on ABC and declared, "I am a woman...I have the soul of a female."

new orleans

At Least New Orleans Pelicans Fans Were Treated To A Stellar Trombone Shorty Halftime Show Last Night

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Things weren't completely terrible for New Orleans Pelicans fans last night -- Trombone Shorty provided the halftime entertainment.

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UPROXX 20: Brian Unger Will Adjust His Caloric Intake If The Town He’s In Doesn’t Have A Crossfit Gym

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

"i done decided"

OMG OMG OMG The Pilot For James Carville’s Courtroom Show, ‘Carville’s Court,’ Is So Delightful

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A pilot for a Judge Judy/People's Court-esque TV show starring James Carville was shot last year and it's amazing.

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UPROXX 20: Kyle Kinane’s DVR May Be F*cking His Mind All To Pieces

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Kyle Kinane 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: Andrew Zimmern Will Have A Beach, A Sunset, A Bucket Of Clams, And Some Lemons

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Andrew Zimmern from "Bizarre Foods" was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

HBO

The Cast Of ‘Silicon Valley’ Recommends Their Favorite HBO Shows

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In this promo for HBO Now, the purveyors of the greatest dick joke in the history of television argue over their favorite HBO shows.

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UPROXX 20: Julie Ann Emery Of ‘Better Call Saul’ Loves Iced Tea And Tennessee Football

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Julie Ann Emery 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: Jon Taffer Of ‘Bar Rescue’ Will Have An Old Fashioned, Every Time

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Jon Taffer, host of Spike's "Bar Rescue," was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his schedule to answer a few questions from us.

eviscerations

Jon Stewart Is Leaving The ‘Daily Show’ Soon, But He’s Still Taking Down Fox News With Surgical Precision

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Jon Stewart's still got it. Enjoy his glorious takedowns of Fox News while you still can.

old people and technology

Larry King Is So Old That He Can’t Seem To Remember Which Impossibly Old Method Of Tweeting He Uses

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Larry King's tweet-posting process involves a flip phone, an answering machine, his wife, an assistant, and probably Judy Garland for good measure.

sheeeeeeeeeit

You Can Now Own Your Own Isiah Whitlock, Jr. Talking Bobblehead That Says ‘Sheeeeeeeeit’

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Now you know what to get for all the fans of The Wire in your life for their birthdays: a talking bobblehead of Clay Davis saying, "Sheeeeeeeeeit."

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UPROXX 20: Dr. Fran Walfish Of ‘Sex Box’ Is A Sucker For A Good ‘Pop/Rock Jewel’ From Michael McDonald

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Dr. Fran Walfish 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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