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Malcolm Gladwell and The Sports Guy

It seems like a strange marriage at first: Bill Simmons, a fratty sports obsessed ESPN Columnist chatting with Malcolm Gladwell, the bestselling uber-geek economist/smart guy. But it turns out that Gladwell is a huge sports fan and Simmons actually has a pretty speedy brain in there. Worth a read… part I, part II.

Liked this one from Gladwell:

Thanks for bringing up Tiger. First thought: Elin has nothing on Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. Remember? When she suspected Andre Rison was up to no good, she took a fairway wood to five of his luxury cars and then burned down his house. This remains the gold standard against which all spurned women must be measured.

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Ten Films That Made You Say “WTF?”

It had to be done. Because it has to be channeled somewhere, you know? Disappointment is a hard thing to swallow. Some of these were simply doomed because of some very high expectations. Others will sit on this list forever. FOR-EV-ER. FOR-EV-ER. Sorry, I couldn’t