A Night at the Opera: BOLTMANIAN RHAPSODY

♫ Set to the music of “Bohemian Rhapsody” from Queen ♫ FANS: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a cash grab, One escape from re-al-ity. Open your eyes, Look up to the skies and see… DEAN SPANOS: I'm such a rich boy, I want your sympathy, Because Dad-dy came, I will go, Pretty high; lots of

A [DFO] Boots on the Ground Post: Hard Ride to… China?

Ni hao ma, ladies and gents? Friendly neighborhood Senor Weaselo here, back from a whirlwind holiday adventure throughout China. Whirlwind in that I might still be slightly jet lagged (13 hour time difference) and whirlwind because I had to keep a log to make sure I knew what city I was

Your “It Was The Sodom and Gomorrah Show” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Well, Bruce Arians got his "bullshit response" from the League. Bobby Wagner's leaps were legal because the contact was considered "incidental". According to NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino, had he made direct contact with the player - a hit, or landing on him - then it would

Commentist Beer Barrel: Cocktail Hour

If there's any one trend in beer that I've been especially hesitant to adopt, it's the beer cocktail. When I want a beer, I just want a beer, not two or more beers mixed together. I want to drink the thing that a brewery carefully crafted, put its heart ans soul

DFO Romance Report: Charlie Whitehurst and Jewel

Charlie Whitehurst is one of those lucky fellas who is employed as a backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts in the National Football League. That means he gets a pretty nice salary ($2 million per year on his current contract) and doesn't experience the memory-sapping abuse that starting quarterbacks endure. As

Straight White Male Super Bowl 2016: Original Song and Original Score

The Oscars are almost upon us, with all their unpredictability. You don’t need an oracle to tell you what will happen. You don’t even need a film critic. You need someone who sees into the very souls of the Academy voters. You need a Straight White Man. I didn't commit to

NFL Disintegration

There is a reason this is being posted in the middle of the night.  Now, to get the full experience, follow along: Light a black candle Light a clove incense stick Turn the lights off Hit Play on the YouTube link below and scroll in time with the lyrics Oh I miss the kiss of

Superbowl #Content from Ben Blank, Uproxx Chief Creative Officer

I'm not here to talk about that thing that's happening over the weekend. I'm here to talk about #content and #branding! That's what we're really  interested in. People love #content, and they love #brands! Are you #upforwhatever? Here at Uproxx, we sure are! Whatever the cost, whatever it takes! Readers don't

Week 17 Listening Guide

As last week was nuts, this Sunday offers climactic games of the in / out variety only for Jet and Steeler fans, and a couple of head to head matches for seeding. There will be no backdoor entrants: 11 of the 12 playoff slots are stuffed. And some teams are so