The Spectacular Sight of Subway Cars Being Dumped Into the Ocean

Of all the things you'd expect to find at the bottom of the ocean, a small village of old New York subway cars may not cross your mind. But for over a decade, subway cars have been discarded into the Atlantic in an environmental effort to create artificial reef habitats for fostering sea life. Photographer Stephen… » 1/21/15 10:57am 1/21/15 10:57am

Here Is The All-Time "Albert Achievement Awards" Blooper Reel

Veteran announcer Marv Albert has been running blooper reels as a guest on David Letterman's program for decades. In his 126 appearances on either Late Night With David Letterman or Late Show, the "Albert Achievement Awards" (set, always, to that ragtime vamp) have established the canon of sports bloopers. Tonight,… » 1/08/15 10:01am 1/08/15 10:01am

Pimp's Progress: How Richard Pryor Made The Mack His Own

Excerpted from Scott Saul's new biography, Becoming Richard Pryor. Quick setup: When Pryor started collaborating on the screenplay to The Mack—the 1973 film that brought the figure of the pimp to mainstream America—he was at an uncertain crossroads in his career. In the mid-1960s, he had become a fixture on TV… » 12/23/14 3:55pm 12/23/14 3:55pm

Andrew Hawkins Has Some Remarkable Thoughts On Protest

Andrew Hawkins made headlines when he took the field with a shirt protesting the recent shooting of two unarmed Ohioans. The Browns made us proud when they refused a demand from Cleveland cops to apologize. And now that he's explained it, we realize that Hawkins isn't just some athlete who threw on a t-shirt because… » 12/17/14 10:22am 12/17/14 10:22am