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Bill Simmons

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Host of The Bill Simmons Podcast - links at My HBO show = 2016. Once ran a Grantland cult according to 2 unnamed ESPN execs.

Obama and Bill Simmons: The GQ Interview — Bill Clinton served for eight years, but we were always more intrigued by Bill Clinton the Person-a magnetic charmer once described by Chris Rock as "a cool guy, like the president of a record company." Clinton's charisma defined his presidency, for better and for worse. He couldn't always harness it.
Nov 17, 2015

In which Obama compares himself to Michael Jordan & Aaron Rodgers, says he wants to own an NBA team…

Nov 17, 2015

Obama, much like the rest of you, also pretends that he read Grantland:…

Nov 17, 2015

President Obama weighs in on Grantland during interview with Bill Simmons.…

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The Consequences of Caring — My daughter was crying. We were waiting for a green light on Olympic Boulevard, returning home from a Stanley Cup celebration that never happened. A depressed Kings fan pulled up to our right, glanced over and mouthed the word, "Awwwww." He alerted his passenger, another depressed Kings fan, who leaned over to catch a glimpse.
Oct 30, 2015

I always loved how much heart this column showed. Read it as a dad and was quite moved.…

Searching for Silver Linings in Indianapolis — Like every other New England Patriots fan, I spent the hours after Super Bowl XLVI trapped in some sort of catatonic trance. It happened again? Against the same team? How could THAT happen again?
Oct 30, 2015

@BillSimmons' @Grantland33 recapping being at the 50 yard line when the Pats lost the SB in 2012 was magical writing…

Sports Book Hall of Fame: Ghosts of Manila — Note: With Joe Frazier passing away last night, I wanted to revisit a hastily written 2005 blog post about Mark Kram's superb book Ghosts of Manila, rewrite it and add some additional thoughts. Call it the 2.0 version of that post.
Oct 30, 2015

@BillSimmons' rewrite on Thrilla in Manila from a 2005 blog post, released the day after Joe Frazier died…

Tags Paul Thomas Anderson Week " — The numbers show that Russell Westbrook became one of the NBA's most efficient assist men last season. Now that Kevin Durant is back healthy, the Thunder could be better than ever
Oct 30, 2015

I read Grantland less than the rest of you, but I can say that this is my favorite series on the entire Internet:…

Welcome to Grantland — On the day Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show was launching in Hollywood, he woke up in San Diego, about 100 miles away. Jimmy was producing a Super Bowl show there for MTV, so we drove down on that weekend in January 2003 in a party bus normally reserved for wild bachelor parties.
Oct 30, 2015

Bill Simmons, 2011: "I would love to tell you that this website will work.... the truth is, I don't know for sure."…

Oct 30, 2015

"Enjoy the site. We worked hard on it. We believe in it. And that’s all I know." Welcome to Grantland, June 2011:…

Oct 30, 2015

RT @samcmlaird: "Enjoy the site. We worked hard on it. We believe in it. And that’s all I know." Welcome to Grantland, June 2011:…

Oct 30, 2015

RT @samcmlaird: "Enjoy the site. We worked hard on it. We believe in it. And that’s all I know." Welcome to Grantland, June 2011:…

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Return to the Island of Dr. Simbeau — What happens when you genetically breed my NFL picks and mailbag columns and create a new species of Friday column? You enter the Island of Dr. Simbeau. When I first tried this gimmick last season, four readers were killed and another 53 were injured.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Sleeper or Bomb?’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly must decide whether Aloha, Tomorrowland, Maggie, Straight Outta Compton, Good Kill, and other summer movies will be sleepers or bombs. Click here for more installments of the Grantland Summer Movie Preview.

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Adult Movies’ — Grantland's Bill Simmons, Wesley Morris, and Chris Connelly break down the summer's "adult" films to decide whether they're worth watching on a date, at home on demand, or not at all! Films include Southpaw, Dope, Irrational Man, Love & Mercy, Infinitely Polar Bear, and more.
Jun 01, 2015

RT @JNegronBK: I've seen all that the Beach Boys biopic "Love & Mercy" has to offer (via @Wesley_Morris)……

Grantland Summer Movie Preview: ‘Summer Movie Confessions’

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