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14 Super Bowl Sideshows and Subplots

At Super Bowl XV in New Orleans — my first Super Bowl — wildman defensive lineman John Matuszak of the Oakland Raiders nominated himself as a most unlikely Bourbon Street chaperone. “I’m going to see that there’s no funny business,” The Tooz said. “I’ve had enough parties for 20 people’s lifetimes. I’ll keep our young fellows [...]

The Men Behind the Masks

Chewbacca, Sloth, and Big Bird are all iconic roles, but could you pick any of the actors who played them out of a lineup? Probably not. Let’s take a look at the unheralded men behind the mask, under the makeup, or in the suit for a handful of memorable roles in movies and TV shows. [...]

Football Coaches Do the Darndest Things (Like Stage Their Own Deaths)

I live in Cleveland, which doesn’t seem like a town where a bottle of water could go for $1,701. There’s no Rodeo Drive here, no Hollywood sign, no posh salons promising the perfect poodle pedicure. On the theory that there had to be something else in the water for it to cost $1701, the supplement search [...]