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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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RAPE ALLEGATIONS

Woman Who Accused Bright Eyes Frontman Conor Oberst Of Rape Now Admits She Lied To ‘Get Attention’

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Joanie Faircloth accused Conor Oberst of raping her ten years ago when she was a teenager. Turns out, she's been lying all along.

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UPROXX 20: Kether Donohue Of ‘You’re The Worst’ Will Always Choose Beer Over A Fancy Cocktail

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

#COMEDY CENTRAL

Kurt Metzger Made A ‘White Precious’ Religious Recruitment Pamphlet For All Of You

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Comedian Kurt Metzger created a faux religious pamphlet to promote his Comedy Central special airing tonight.

sports illustrated

LeBron James Announces His Return To Cleveland In ‘Sports Illustrated’ Essay

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It's official: LeBron James is returning to Cleveland to play for the Cavs.

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UPROXX 20: Benjamin Arthur Of ‘Working The Engels’ Enjoys A Good Chuck Norris Meme

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Benjamin Arthur 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: ‘You’re The Worst’ Creator Stephen Falk Documents Every Movie He Sees In Theaters In MS Word

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

WEED

Here’s Why Colorado Legalizing Weed Was A Brilliant Move

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Weed should be legal everywhere. Colorado is the perfect case study to demonstrate why.

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UPROXX 20: Comedian Kurt Metzger Would Like To Punch Mark Zuckerberg Right In His ‘Lipless Mouth Slit’

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

#Mad Men

Because It’s National Chocolate Day, Let’s Remember Don Draper’s Failed, Awkward Hershey’s Pitch

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You'd better eat some chocolate today. Otherwise, you might end up shamed and alone like Don Draper.

heart transplants

Because You Probably Ate A Lot Of Meat Over The 4th Weekend, Here’s What A Heart Transplant Looks Like

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Ate a lot of meat over the weekend, did you? Well, if you need a heart transplant one day, here's a preview of what you'll go through.

#nathan fielder

UPROXX 20: Allow Nathan Fielder To Tell You About The Time He Dined With David Chang

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

USA USA USA

Waffle House Lays The Smack Down On Belgium In Advance Of Tuesday’s USA/Belgium World Cup Match

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Because of the World Cup, Belgium is now the enemy of the USA. Waffle House is leading the charge against them.

#JOHN OLIVER

You Should Really Watch This Astonishing ‘Last Week Tonight’ Segment On Gay Rights In Uganda

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John Oliver continues to nail it each week on 'Last Week Tonight.' Here's his latest great piece of work.

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UPROXX 20: Erik Valdez Of ‘Graceland’ Has Never Had A Drink In His Life

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

#FOX NEWS

Watch Russell Brand Deconstruct A Fox News Segment To Demonstrate How It’s A ‘Terrorist Organization’

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Russell Brand expertly breaks down a crazy rant by Judge Jeanine Pirro. His conclusion: Fox News is more dangerous than Islamic terrorists.

#new music

Please Enjoy This New Tune From Colony House, ‘Second Guessing Games’

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Your new favorite band Colony House was nice enough to let us debut a new song from them. Enjoy!

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UPROXX 20: James Watt Of ‘Brew Dogs’ Thinks American Sports Teams Have Silly Names

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James Watt of "Brew Dogs" was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

hot sports takes

Here Are The 5 NBA Teams There’s No Way In Hell LeBron James Will Play For Next

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LeBron James will soon be deciding where to take his talents. We'll leave others to speculate where that may be, but here's where he WON'T be going.




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