Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re talking animal attacks, pee tapes, Red Vines, and more. Before we get into the Funbag, here are some quick announcements. First of all, I started a newsletter, which you can subscribe to here if you feel like doing that to yourself. Secondly, The Hike comes out in paperback on July 4. There will be a small tour, with the requisite drinking and merriment.
Good news for you, valued NFL customer! After a string of long, pizza-less nights, and after a handful of forced interrogations with acceptably polite NFL players, and after Jerry Jones probably ordered him around for a bit, commissioner Roger Goodell would like you to know that the league has decided to reinstate the concept of “fun,” although within several reasonable and zealously guarded boundaries.
After a long, arduous, hateful search, the Times turned up something suspiciously, tragically pro-Trump. Last month, New York Times guest columnist and apparent living-under-a-rock enthusiast Michael Kinsley informed readers that the paper would begin a running feature dedicated to saying “something nice” about President Trump. Initial submissions were so fallow that Kinsley was forced to solicit them a second time.