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My 8 Year-Old Son Reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The latest installment in the Star Wars canon has generated passionate debate across a large swath of the Internet. Yes, these are mostly nerds and fanboys, but when it comes to Star Wars, it turns out there are a shitload of us. And we’ve all got takes. But while the adults fret over why the Holdo maneuver was…

The Curious Case of the New York Mets

Here’s a scorching hot take: the New York Mets have the best record in baseball. The Deadspin staff has been appropriately hard on the Amazins’ the last few years. A search for the Deadspin tag “New York Mets” reveals a timeline of ineptitude, failure and abject sadness capable of reducing even the most die hard fan…

Is Tommy John Surgery a Winning Strategy for MLB Teams?

The New York Mets' maybe-someday-we-hope other ace, Zack Wheeler, was diagnosed with a complete tear of his ulnar collateral ligament this week. He will have Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2015 season. The loss of Wheeler, while good news for Dillon Gee, is bad news for Mets fans, particularly as it comes…

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