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This week’s top links, as voted by a blue-ribbon panel.

* Fascinating story with lots of surprising, tragic twists about someone who invented a superior golf club.

* What would NFL team logos look like if they were hipsters?

* A photographer went to take some photos of John Schneider and ended up being there when the actor received devastating news.

* Patrick Reusse on how Minnesotans get all excited whenever any new coach comes to the state.

* A quarterback’s wife left an AR-15 in the back of a rental car.

* The New York Times takes a look at the crush of must-see TV that’s pilling up on Sunday nights.

* Jezebel offered a $10,000 bounty for untouched images of Lena Dunham from her Vogue photo shoot, and their readers didn’t really approve.

* Bill Barnwell on why the 87th meeting between Peyton Manning and Tom Brady is different.

 

* Seth Meyers and Neal Brennan are funny guys. Vulture features an exchange between the two.


I just might be in the throws of the slowest and most preventable death in history – death by Netflix.

We nearly ended out subscription earlier this summer as a way to save a few bucks in the summer. We weren’t using it much, anyway, especially after Yo Gabba Gabba!, Dora and other kid favorites were eliminated from the catalog. But then Arrested Development made its long-awaited return. And Orange is the New Black debuted. And, now, I’ve gotten into House of Cards. Oy.

The problem is – at least – twofold. (more…)


It’s time to fess up: I’m in on Girls. Granted, I’m not as in as I was during Season 1, but I’m in nonetheless.

And that is where things start getting weird.

I’ve come to realize that I like Girls for many of the same reasons I like, say, Trainspotting. It’s quirky and gritty and stylish, different and thoughtful – or at least it tries to come across as different and thoughtful. There’s a fine line between trying and trying too hard and losing your way. (more…)