“Somehow, Carolina [Panthers]’s Jerry Richardson took heat for not acting like a phony. He barely supported his players, didn’t join them on the sideline, and seemed like our safest bet to make a condescending remark that would make everything worse. The players settled the tension a few days later when Richardson invited the captains over to his planta — er, his house for dinner, then probably thought about reenacting Get Out scenes with them before deciding against it.”

— Bill Simmons on Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson regarding recent NFL protests

“We all know the warts: [Kyrie] Irving plays no defense, he’s a chucker, and Cleveland has been a disaster whenever Irving has had to play without [LeBron] James. As our Adrian Wojnarowski reported, teams have long had concerns about his night life. He does not profile as the best player on a championship team.”

— Zach Lowe on Kyrie Irving

Chris Hardwick at ID10T Fest 2017

ID10T Fest 2017: Recap

Chris Hardwick might just be one of the hardest working people in show business these days. Hardwick hosts podcasts and television shows, and he evidently creates popular music and comedy festivals now. With the inaugural ID10T Music Festival and Comic Conival at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre, Hardwick helped solidify comedy and geek culture’s standing in today’s festival circuit. One of… Read more →

Incredible Hulk Statue - Wizard World Sacramento 2017

Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con 2017: Friday Recap (June 16)

The weekend that Wizard World Sacramento rolls around seems to truly mark the summer season start in the region. When the doors of the Sacramento Convention Center opened at around 4PM on Friday afternoon, the temperature was already around 100 degrees under a relentless bright sun. Official programming didn’t start until 5PM, which explained the early sparse crowd. There were… Read more →