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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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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.

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‘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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UPROXX 20: Josh McDermitt Of ‘The Walking Dead’ Had An Early Appreciation For Tom Selleck’s Body Hair

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Josh McDermitt 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: Drinking Wine By A Firepit Is How Rebecca Wisocky Caps A Perfect Day

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Rebecca Wisocky 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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Anthony Davis Is ‘The Special Man’ In This Absurd New Orleans Pelicans Ticket Deal Commercial

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Anthony Davis and some of his New Orleans Pelicans teammates portray characters from an iconic local TV commercial in a new ticket promo.

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There’s Some Crazy Sh*t Going Down With The Family Of The Owner Of The New Orleans Saints & Pelicans

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New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is not likely to live much longer. Cue the Family Feud theme song.

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UPROXX 20: Donald Faison’s Wife Hogs The DVR To Record ‘Crap,’ So He Visits YouPorn Regularly

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Donald Faison 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: David Alan Basche Rocks Out To Neil Diamond And Waka Flocka Flame

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David Alan Basche was nice enough to take a few minutes out of his busy schedule recently to answer a few questions from us.

NANCY GRACE HAS NO SOUL

Watch 2 Chainz Heroically Vaporize Wicked TV Troll Nancy Grace In A Debate Over Weed Legalization

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Nancy Grace is the worst. Meanwhile, 2 Chainz is the best. It's a battle of good vs. evil. WHO YA GOT?!

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Watch Michael Keaton’s Emotional Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

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"I'm so grateful from the bottom of my heart," Keaton said. "You don't know what this means to me."

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Alleged Sext By Steve Kroft To His Mistress: ‘Just Ordered Out. Would Rather Be Eating Your Pudding.’

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“Miss you and all that goes with it. Especially my favorite tastes and colors … pink and brown.”


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