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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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#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.

#South Park

Norman Lear: Archie Bunker Inspired Trey Parker & Matt Stone To Create Eric Cartman

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"I couldn't be prouder of anything. Because I LOVE South Park." -- Norman Lear

#The Daily Show

Jon Stewart Apologizes To California DA For Factual Error, Tells Brian Kilmeade Of Fox News To ‘F*ck Off’

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A factual error by Jon Stewart led to him apologizing to a California DA and telling a Fox News talking head to f*ck off last night.


UPROXX 20: Garrett Morris Would Eat Gumbo & Smoke Weed With Nic Cage

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


UPROXX 20: Cameron Mathison Is A Meatloaf And Diet Coke Kind Of Guy

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

#The Daily Show

Jon Stewart Ripped Chris Christie For Vetoing A Bill That Would Allow Pigs To Move Around On Pig Farms

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Chris Christie vetoed a bill unpopular in Iowa, where he hopes to gain support for a presidential run. Jon Stewart isn't happy.

the national anthem

Watch 12 Year-Old Quintavious Johnson Absolutely Nail The National Anthem Before The Bears/Lions Game

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Some of you may know 12 year-old Quintavious Johnson from his turn on America's Got Talent. The kid has pipes.


UPROXX 20: Nikki Deloach Would Rather Be Tailgating At A College Football Game

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


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.

Ted Nugent

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.

larry king

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.

lewis black

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.

terrible things

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.

shady shit

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?

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